Guide MPTC Staff Directory

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MPTC Headquarters Staff

Municipal Police Training Committee H.Q.
Address:  6 Adams Street, Randolph, MA 02368
Main Number:  781-437-0300 / FAX:  781-963-0235

Dan Zivkovich, Executive Director
(781) 437-0301 / E-mail:

Human Resources

Denise Sarro, Human Resources, Municipal Police Training Committee
(781) 437-0303 or 617-595-7614/ E-mail:

Training and Delivery

Director of Training and Delivery
Marylou Powers, Director of Training and Delivery
Exemptions & Police Academy Staff
(781) 437-0302 | E-mail:

Recruit Officer Training
Patrick Caggiano, Recruit Officer Training Coordinator
(781) 437-0306 | E-mail: Patrick.Caggiano@MassMail.State.MA.US

Programs and Standards

Director of Programs and Standards
Vacant, Director of Programs and Standards
Records and Grants
Melixza Esenyie, Records and Grants Manager
(781) 437-0307 / E-mail: Melixza.Esenyie@MassMail.State.MA.US

Transcripts, Training Manuals and other Public Records Requests
Mary Bragg, Records Analyst
(781) 437-0308 / E-mail: mary.bragg@MassMail.State.MA.US

Legal Issues
Sheila Gallagher, Esquire, Legal Issues Coordinator
(781) 437-0314 / E-mail:

Instructor Certification
Rose Sauvageau, Instructor Certification Manager
(781) 437-0315 / E-mail:

Curricula Development
Dori-Ann Ference, Curricula Development Coordinator
(781) 437-0362 / E-mail:

Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking
Maura Landry, Program Coordinator
(781) 437-0313 / E-mail:

Distance Learning Unit
Vacant, Distance Learning Program Coordinator
Purchasing and Payroll

Andrea Kenney, Budget Director
(781) 437-0304 / E-mail:

Kris Gottlander-Gentile, Purchasing Agent / Instructor Payroll
(781) 437-0305 / E-mail:

LAN and Desktop Support
Office of Technology and Information Services, EOPSS
Tom Lee, IT Manager
(781) 437-0310 / E-mail:

MPTC Website
Lynda Kearns, Website Manager
(781) 437-0309 / E-mail:

MPTC Police Academy Staff

Each of the five regional academies and other sites throughout the Commonwealth deliver training programs ranging from an intense Basic Training program for new municipal, University of Massachusetts, and Environmental Police officers to annual professional development training for veteran officers. Training also includes a variety of focused, specialized professional development training programs for veteran and reserve officers.

Boylston Police Academy

221 Main Street, Boylston, MA 01505 | Fax: 508.869.3187


Academy Director (Vacant)
(781) 437-0322

Laura Nichols, Program Coordinator, Veteran Officer & Specialized Training
(781) 437-0352 |

Plymouth Police Academy

24 Long Pond Road, Plymouth, MA 02360 | Fax: 508.830.6319


Eileen Goodick, Academy Director
(781) 437-0331 |

Alison Taylor, Program Coordinator, Cape & Islands Veteran Officer & Specialized Training
(781) 437-0332 |

Joanne Heres, Program Coordinator, Veteran Officer Training
(781) 437-0333 |

Randolph Police Academy

6 Adams Street, Randolph, MA 02368 | Fax: 781 963-0235

PARKING: The training entrance and parking is located behind the building.


Lara Thomas, Academy Director
781-437-0321 |

Kevin Donnelly, Program Coordinator, Command Staff and Veteran Officer Training

Lisa Ann Reich, Program Coordinator, Veteran Officer & Specialized Training
781-437-0326 |

Classroom Availability: The Randolph Academy classrooms can be made available to host in-state and out-of-state police training or for other training purposes by police and other government agencies when not in use by the MPTC. One classroom accommodates up to 50; one can accommodate 32; and a conference room can accommodate 24. Please contact Kevin Donnelly @ (781) 437-0351 for classroom availability.

Reading Police Academy

25 Haverhill Street, P.O. Box 522 Reading, MA 01867
Fax:781 942-0968


Daniel May, Academy Director
781-437-0341 | Daniel.May@MassMail.State.MA.US

Larry Norman, Program Coordinator, Veteran Officer & Specialized Training
(781) 437-0343 |

Western Mass Police Academy

1 Armory Square, Building #11, Springfield, MA 01102
Co-located with Springfield Technical Community College
Fax: 413 755-6331


Joseph Witkowski, Academy Director
(781) 437-0361 |

Todd Mongeon, Program Coordinator, Veteran Officer & Specialized Training
781-437-0364 | Todd.Mongeon@MassMail.State.MA.US

Classroom Availability: The Western Mass Academy classrooms can be made available to host training by police and other government agencies when not in use by the MPTC. Two classrooms accommodate up to 40 students; and one can accommodate 24 students. The MILO Use of Force simulator is available for training by agencies with certified MILO instructors. Please contact Todd Mongeon @ (781) 437-0364 for facility availability.

MPTC Statewide Program Coordinators

The MPTC recognizes the need to have dedicated subject matter experts who are focused on specific, critical, high-risk training areas.  To that end, the MPTC employs a cadre of knowledgeable, skilled practitioners to coordinate training and instructor standards in the areas of defensive tactics, domestic violence, firearms, health and wellness, highway safety, legal issues, first responder/CPR, patrol procedures, sexual assault investigations and use-of-force application and decision-making.

Advanced Traffic Crash Investigation (ATCI)
Ross Panacopoulos (Ret) | (978) 852-8479 |

CPR/First Responder
Neal Hovey | (978) 815-2153 |

Defensive Tactics
Sean Barbale | (774) 696-4073 |

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault
Maura Landry | (781) 437-0313 | Maura.Landry@MassMail.State.MA.US

Drug Recognition Expert (DRE)
Sergeant Donald Decker (Ret) | (978) 502-4063 |

Lieutenant Bill Leanos | (978) 375.6958 |

Health and Wellness
Jason Shea | (508) 317-1000 |

Highway Safety Division
Melixza Esenyie, HSD Grants Manager | (781) 437-0307 | melixza.esenyie@MassMail.State.MA.US

Legal Issues
Sheila Gallagher | (781) 437-0314 | sheila.gallagher@MassMail.State.MA.US

MILO Interactive Simulation Training
John (Jack) Dube | (781) 589-5565 |

Standardized Field Sobriety Testing
Lieutenant Steve May | (978) 337-2847 |


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