Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (FOCRLS) is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit association, sustained by the efforts of a network of parents, alumni, and members of the community.  FOCRLS was founded by CRLS parents Elaine Schear and Donna Spiegelman in December 2006, with the mission to develop, support, and enrich the academic and social development programs at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School and to support the alumni of CRLS and its predecessor schools. In so doing, FOCRLS promotes achievement and a greater community investment in the future of CRLS, its current students, and its graduates.

Executive Committee
Jamie Ann Sabino
Treasurer:  Neil Rosenburg
Secretary:  Dawn Baxter

Board Members
Georges Atallah
Ted Darling
Tracy Jean-Chronberg
Paula Paris
Daniel Serfaty
Damon Smith, CRLS Principal (ex officio)

Committee Chairs
Spring Bash Planning, Tracy Jean-Chronberg
Scholarships, Neil Rosenburg

Contact any of our Executive Committee, Board Members, or Committee Chairs at

If you’re interested in joining our Board of Directors or any of our Committees, please email

Advisory Council
Yvonne Appiah, Patrick Barrett, Charlie Bougas, Corinne Espinoza,
Victoria Harris, Denise Jillson, Frank Kramer, Paul Lee, Win Lenihan,
Dr. David Link, Tom Lucey, Jose Mateo, Renee McLeod, Rev. Irene Monroe,
Paul Parravano, Katherine Shozawa, Martha Sieniewicz, David Vogel

Spring Bash Manager: Esther Hanig (

Administrative Coordinator: Janis Navikas (

FOCRLS Administrative Coordinator Janis Navikas (left) with
FOCRLS Summer 2018 Administrative Assistant Ezra Howe (right)

from the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program

Memberships: Cambridge Chamber of CommerceCambridge Local FirstCentral Square Business AssociationHarvard Square Business Association

View Friends of CRLS’s Annual Reports Online


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Friends of CRLS slideshow>> (PDF, 2016)