Crocker Field Restoration Committee (CFRC)

 Contact Us

Feel free to contact us anytime to learn more about the Crocker Field Restoration committee. Our contact information is as follows:

Crocker Field Restoration Committee
c/o 140 Arn-How Farm Road
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Tel. 978-345-3245
E-mail:
crocker.field@verizon.net


Officers of the Crockerfield Restoration Committee

Lenny Laakso
crocker.field@verizon.net
President
2011
Lenny Laakso is a 1970 graduate of FHS. He went on to receive civil engineering degrees from Tufts and MIT. He was chairman of the Building Committee for the new Fitchburg High School that opened in 2000, and he has been working as a volunteer on various projects at Crocker Field since 1991. Since 2008, he has been DPW Commissioner for the City of Fitchburg.

Bil Gates
bgv20@comcast.net
Vice President
2011
Bill Gates is a 1968 graduate of Fitchburg High School. He attened Fitchburg State College and the Massachusetts School of Survey. He served 5 years on the Fitchburg School Committee and was instrumental in the site selection and construction of the new Fitchburg High School. While serving as Vice President of the Fitchburg Pop Warner Football League he, along with many other volunteers, built the concession stand at Crocker Field. He later worked on the construction of the new Press Box. He is the current President of the Board of Directors of Fitchburg Access Television and serves as the Chair of the Fitchburg Cable Oversight Committee. He is a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor - employed by Whitman & Bingham Associates, LLC, Professional Civil Engineers & Land Surveyors.

Ellen DiGeronimo
digee519@aol.com
Secretary
2011
Ellen (Duffy) DiGeronimo is a 1953 graduate of FHS. Following graduation she attended Boston College, but left to marry Ralph DiGeronimo (FHS Class of 1951) and together they raised seven children, all graduates of FHS. Ellen was appointed to the Massachusetts Department of Public Works Board by Gov. Michael S. Dukakis and served for 10 years. She and Ralph moved to Salem in 1991, where she served as Executive Director of the Salem Chamber of Commerce. Upon returning to Fitchburg in 2005, Ellen joined the Crocker Field Restoration Committee.

Thomas Larney
thomas.lamey@verizon.net
Treasurer
2010
The father of three sons, all Fitchburg High graduates, who played on Crocker Field, Tom spent thirty-eight years in the Fitchburg School system as a teacher, coach, principal, assistant superintendent, and
superintendent, retiring in 2005. He helped re-establish the Crocker Field Restoration organization as a non-profit because as superintendent of the Fitchburg Public Schools he realized the difficulty in maintaining this great facility for future generations without major investments of public funding. A graduate of Fitchburg State College, Tom is currently an educational consultant. He lives in Fitchburg with his wife Christine.

 


Directors of the Crockerfield Restoration Committee

Peter Carlson carlcoinc@aol.com
2010
David Clark dclark@fsc.edu
2010
Ray Cosenza cosenzar@fitchburg.k12.ma.us
2011
Angela Cullen angela.cullen@comcast.net
2011
Marcus DiNatale marcusdinatale@gmail.com
2010
Paul Gauvin wsbeauty@aol.com
2011
Richard Gonzalez richard@newenglandrodandcustom.com
2010
Richard Kazanjian rickkaz@yahoo.com
2011
Bernard K. Keohan bpkeohan@verizon.net
2011
Jean Labelle-Pierce jeanlabellepierce@gmail.com
2010
Gary Sorila gary_sorila@millipore.com
2011
Peter Stephens pearlhillers@msn.com
2011
Dave Svens dave@fatv.org
2011