Dover: Ford Spalding
School Committee Bio:
Ford believes in providing service to all members of the school community, including students, faculty and administration, and in the importance of actively advocating on the state and federal levels for Career and Technical Vocational Education. A member of the Minuteman committee since 2010, he has served on and led numerous subcommittees, and has chaired the High School Building Committee since its inception. He has served on and chaired many Dover committees including the Regional School Committee, Regional School Building Committee, Warrant, Selectmen, and Board of Fire Department, and on numerous private and non-profit boards and committees. Ford brings a lifetime of expertise in the insurance sector to the committee, is former Chair of the Small Business Association of New England (now the New England Business Association), and was a member of the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education which worked on the successful Ed Reform Act of 1993. When not busy with community service, he enjoys golf and skiing.