Leadership Team - CS Alliance

Leadership Team

Meet the Catholic Schools Office Leadership Team

 
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Daniel S. Roy

Superintendent of Catholic Schools

 

  • Previously, Dan served as an associate superintendent at the Catholic Schools Office for the Archdiocese of Boston.  His focus was on mission effectiveness and leadership, developing and supervising a principal evaluation system, and providing ongoing support to principals and pastors on human resources, legal issues, and other school policy matters.

    Prior, Dan was the principal at Nativity Prep, where he directed a rigorous, faith-based academic middle school program for boys from low-income families residing in Boston.

    From 2007 to 2011, Dan was on the faculty at Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro teaching theology for multi-grade levels.

    Dan holds two Masters of education degrees from Boston College, in educational leadership and in secondary education. He earned his bachelor’s degree in religious studies from Macalester College in Minnesota.

    He is married and the father of twin girls. His wife is a Catholic principal outside the Fall River Diocese and his daughters attend a Catholic elementary school.

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Sharon Sampson

Executive Assistant to the Superintendent

 

  • Sharon is a wife of 31 years and has three daughters, one of whom is a teacher at Holy Name School. In her free time, Sharon can be found walking, reading for her book club, cooking with good friends. Sharon has shared her attention to detail and love for order with the CSO for nearly 18 years. Sharon’s favorite part of working at the CSO is having the opportunity to serve the Church that she loves and to witness the dedication of our administrators and teachers.

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Denise Peixoto

Assistant Superintendent

 

  • Denise’s family takes the family environment of Catholic schools to a whole new level. Her daughter, son, and daughter-in-law all teach at Bishop Feehan High School, her husband works at St. Mary and Sacred Heart Parishes in North Attleboro, and Denise has been a teacher, principal, and now Assistant Superintendent for a total of 28 years in this diocese. Outside the office, Denise is a dedicated grandmother, baker, and quilter and we love when she shares her talents (especially baking) with the CSO.

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Vincent Mancuso

Assistant Superintendent

 

  • For the past 26 years, Vin has worked at Bishop Hendricken High School, Warwick Rhode Island. Where he served as a classroom teacher, coach, Assistant Principal, Principal and Vice President for Mission & Ministry.

    His primary focus for the past 11 years was on mission integration and effectiveness. During his time at Bishop Hendricken, Vin helped to oversee major construction projects, creation of a new skills based academic program, a special education program, new teacher mentor program and recently a student leadership Academy.

    For 16 years Vin taught as an adjunct professor at Providence College in the PACT program.

    Vin holds a MA from Providence College and a BA from Rhode Island College,

    He is married and the father of two grown children.

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Bill Milot

Director of Technology

 

  • Bill isn’t in the office much as he spends most of his time in the field keeping our schools technology working. Over the last 24 years he has been instrumental in helping our schools keep up with changing technology and most recently helped secure $800,000 for our schools to upgrade their Wi-Fi capabilities. When he is in the office Bill keeps us laughing with his stories. For the past 12 years Bill has coached girls softball in the diocese and currently coaches at Bishop Feehan High School where he led the team to back to back conference championships.

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Sandi M. Duxbury

Vice President of Marketing and Enrollment

 

  • Sandi Duxbury has over twenty years of marketing expertise in the healthcare and medical device industries. Most recently she was the Executive Director of the Foundation to Advance Catholic Education (FACE). Before transitioning to the non-profit sector, Sandi was the Director of Marketing for a large radiology practice.

    Previously, she held senior marketing roles with companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Merit Medical, and BioSphere Medical, where she developed and launched comprehensive national direct-to-patient campaigns in women’s health,

    Duxbury received her undergraduate degree in International Business from St. Norbert College. Sandi is the mother of two daughters and she and her husband are members of St. John the Evangelist parish in Pocasset.

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Deborah Arruda

Administrative Assistant

 

  • Mama Arruda, as she is known by her former students at Bishop Connolly, is the voice of the CSO. Deb has been working in Catholic education for 23 years. If she is not in the office you’ll find Deb on the beach or on a cruise ship – most likely getting pulled on stage to entertain. Next time you call the office ask Deb about her most recent trip!

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Marian Desrosiers

Director of Catholic Mission and Identity

 

  • Marian joined the Fall River Diocese in 1993 as the Assistant Director of the Pro-Life Apostolate and Project Rachel and served as Director from 2005 till 2018. Most recently, she was the Director of Advancement at Bishop Connolly High School.

    Previously, Marian was Vice President of Joseph and Sons, a family run business, from 1988-2016 and had her Certification as an Income Tax Professional and Instructor.

    For a few years, Marian volunteered as a Public Speaker and Counselor for Birthright and counseled women in prison. Throughout her career, she has been recognized at the Local, State and National levels.

    She is a past Board Member of the National Committee for a Human Life Amendment, Washington DC and a past member of the Pro-Life/Pro-Family Sub-Committee of the Massachusetts Catholic Conference, located in Braintree, MA.

    Marian and her husband Joe live on Cape Cod where they love spending lots of time with their children and 8 grandchildren. They are members of the Corpus Christi Parish.

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Lynn Medeiros

Background Screening Data Entry Specialist

 

  • Lynn has worked in municipal government for 27 years. She graduated from Fisher College with a degree in Business Administration and has been an active member in her parish and community by volunteering and serving in various organizations.  She has a daughter in college studying Elementary Education. Lynn enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, baking, taking walks, and parking by the water to watch the sunsets. Lynn’s favorite vacation spot is Walt Disney World.

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Anna Manny, BSN, RN, NCSN

Nurse Manager

 

  • Anna Manny is a registered nurse fluent in Portuguese and has been the school nurse at St. James St. John School for 14 years and with the Diocese of Fall River for a total of 18 years. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from U Mass Dartmouth and is a nationally certified school nurse through the National Board for Certification of School Nurses.