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Track 1 to WIT 2014

Speakers


  • Wei Han moved to Winchester in 2003. He and his wife Iris have two daughters in 3rd grade and kindergarten in Winchester public schools. Originally from Beijing, China, Wei became a U.S. citizen in 2007. He has worked in the IT industry for 15 years. Wei helped to form the Parent Association at the Winchester School of Chinese Culture, and he currently serves as its President. Wei likes to play basketball and a special Chinese card game similar to bridge during his spare time. Wei was recently elected as Town Meeting Member from Precinct 8. He is the first Chinese-American Town Meeting Member in Winchester.

  • Jason Lewis MA State Representative since 2008, was born in South Africa and came to the U.S with his family when he was twelve. He attended public schools and with the help of merit scholarships graduated from Harvard College and went on to earn an MBA there. He has served on the Winchester Finance and Master Planning Steering Committees. Currently he is a trustee of Winchester Foundation for Educational Excellence and on the advisory board for South Africa Partners. He and his wife Susan live here with their two daughters, Sophie and Jessie, who are attending Winchester Public Schools. Jason coaches youth soccer in town.

  • Susan Verdicchio moved to Winchester with her husband, Shizuo Mukai, M.D., in 1990 to start a family. As her three children were attending elementary school, she became a school library volunteer and worked with a town-wide group of parents to advocate for full-time, certified library media specialists in all five elementary schools. A lawyer by training, she has been a member of the Winchester League of Women Voters for many years, and served on its steering committee for five years. Susan is a Winchester Town Meeting Member from Precinct 1 and was elected to the Winchester School Committee last March.

  • Jennifer Wilson is currently Vice Chair of the Board of Selectmen, elected to that Board in March 2012. Prior to that, she served on the Finance Committee for eight years, including as Vice Chair in 2007-2008 and Chair in 2008-2009. Previously, she practiced law in Boston, first at Ropes & Gray and later at Fidelity investments. Jennifer has lived in Winchester with her husband John since 1999. They have three children attending Muraco Elementary School. She is grateful for her family’s patience with the many time commitments that come with her Winchester civic work.

  • The True Story Theater's mission is to promote social healing by listening deeply to people’s stories and transforming them spontaneously into theater. They create a respectful atmosphere where every voice can be heard and any story told — however ordinary or extraordinary, difficult or joyful. True Story Theater presents fresh perspectives, deeper connections, and a renewed appreciation for our common humanity.