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Kim Reichelt, Executive Director and Webmaster:

Kim Reichelt has resided in Wayland for most of her life. She grew up in Wayland, attended Loker School and Wayland Junior High, was a 1984 graduate of Wayland High School, and returned to Wayland in 1995.  She has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from MIT.  She chaired the Enrollment Subcommittee of the High School Study Committee, served on the Parent Advisory Board of The Children’s Way for three years, was webmaster of their site, and has coached soccer and baseball. She has served as Voter Services Chair of the Wayland League of Woman Voters, was the Treasurer of the Wayside Rail-Trail Committee, the Chair of the High School advocacy group, Building the Future, chair of the Electronic Communications Committee, Claypit PTO Treasurer, secretary of CAPA and Marketing Director for the Wellesley Players.  She is volunteer webmaster of the websites for the Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund and the Wayland PTOs, and the Wayland Depot.  She works part-time as a Management Consultant for a Cambridge-based consulting firm. She and her husband have two children in college, both of whom went to Wayland schools from The Children’s Way through Wayland High School.

Kim is a member of the Wayland School Committee, first elected in April 2016 and currently serving a term running through April 2022.

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Editorial Board

Ian Hecker, Editor in Chief

Ian Hecker has resided in Wayland since 2002. He is married and has three children who are recent Wayland High School graduates.  He has served as an appointed alternate to a municipal zoning board of appeals, and was appointed to a study committee examining alternative forms of municipal government, in another community. He also served on the Finance Subcommittee of the Wayland High School Study Committee and has coached for Wayland Youth Soccer.  He has been involved in a number of established nonprofit and community organizations, such as United Way, Junior Achievement, Rotary and Leadership Metrowest.  He holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell, a law degree from the University of Connecticut and an LL.M. in Taxation from NYU Law School.  He is the general counsel of a Boston-area financial institution.

Lawrence J. Krakauer: Lawrence J. Krakauer has lived in Wayland since 1972. He served on the Middle School Building Committee and the Wayland Town Meeting Study Committee, and he volunteers at MIT’s Venture Mentoring Service.  He has a Ph.D. in  Electrical Engineering from M.I.T, and retired in 2003 after a 33-year career in the high-tech industry.  He is married to Margret Krakauer, an artist who teaches art courses to adults through Wayland Park and Recreation, and their two daughters were educated in the Wayland public school system.  Dr. Krakauer generally uses his middle initial “J”, as there are two unrelated Wayland residents named “Lawrence Krakauer”. Both use the nickname “Larry”, both are in the computer industry, and both received degrees from MIT.

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Last Updated: November 2020

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