Board of Directors

Longmeadow Montessori’s Board of Directors is made up of dedicated parents whose children attend or previously attended our school.

The Board provides leadership in support of LMI’s mission by helping to set policies for the school and provide guidance with finances, legalities, fundraising, and special events.

2020-2021 Board of Directors Executive Committee 

Katie Lynk Wartman, Ph.D., President, is an independent education researcher who specializes in higher education assessment projects. She has worked as a consultant to a number of local and national colleges, universities, and non-profits, and is a former college administrator and teacher. She holds an AB from Bowdoin College with teaching certification, an EdM in Higher Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a PhD in Higher Education from Boston College. Katie and her husband Dave have three children- one very happy current student and two proud LMI alums.

Marissa A. Komack, Esq., Secretary, is an Attorney specializing in real estate and landlord/tenant matters who practices in West Springfield, Massachusetts with her father. She is also a Member of the Longmeadow Zoning Board of Appeals. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Bay Path College and a Juris Doctor from University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth. She and her husband Kyle have two daughters who currently attend LMI.  


Katie Petrakis, Treasurer, is the mom to an alum, current and future LMI student. She graduated from the University of Arkansas with her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accountancy. She started her career working for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston working primarily with insurance companies. She went on to work in other industries including an investment management and engineering/manufacturing company as the Assistant Controller. Katie is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of MA. She lives with her husband, George, in Longmeadow and works on a consulting basis doing bookkeeping and taxes.