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Meet Your School Committee


School Committee Biographies

Kristin Mirliani is an attorney practicing in the field of Estate Planning. Kristin earned her law degree from Boston University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts Degree, magna cum laude, from St. Lawrence University with a major in both Economics and Government. She is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and New York.Kristin was raised in northern New York and attended public school. In 2004, Kristin relocated to Canton with her husband and children, primarily choosing Canton based upon the existing school system. All of her three children attend the Canton Public Schools, currently with one at each level within the district.

Kristin has an extensive history of volunteerism on behalf of the Canton Public Schools, including: being past president of the JFK CAPT; past co-chair of the JFK and GMS School Council; past president of CAPE; and classroom assistance over the past nine years. Additionally, in 2009, Kristin was elected to the Canton Planning Board where she served for 5 years. Kristin also enjoys coaching youth soccer and is a member of the Executive Board of Canton Youth Soccer.

Michael Loughran grew up in Canton and went through the Canton School system. When he got married he moved out of town briefly before moving back. He has two girls currently in the Canton School system. Michael is employed by Wind River Systems, Inc. where he is the Senior Manager of Worldwide Operations. Michael graduated from Bridgewater State College with a degree in Business. Michael also serves as the VP of Girls Fastpitch Softball on the Canton Little League board of directors and also coaches multiple softball teams each year.

Meg Gannon is a Boston College graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and currently works part-time as a recruiter at XCM Solutions. Growing up on Cape Cod, Meg served as the student representative to her School Committee during her senior year. She moved to Canton in 2010 with her family. Her two young sons attend elementary school in Canton. 

Meg enjoys volunteering for the schools, serving as the Spirit Wear chair, assisting as the co-chair for the Holiday Shoppe and helping in the classroom. Additionally, Meg volunteers for the Progeria Research Foundation, serving as the coach of their Falmouth Road Race team and helping on the committee for their biennial Gala.

Having completed many races and marathons, Meg enjoys running in her spare time. She also loves watching her kids at sporting events and spending time with her family and friends. 

Reuki Schutt, a family and probate law attorney with offices in Canton, is a graduate of Bradford College and The New England School of Law. A native of Massachusetts, she grew up in Carlisle and attended the public schools of that community. Reuki and her husband Roger moved to Canton in 1987 and raised their three daughters here. All three daughters attended the Canton Public School through their high school graduation. Reuki is proud of the education that her children received in Canton. Reuki enjoys reading, traveling, being with friends and family and being involved in volunteer activities throughout the town.

Nichola Gallagher has spent the last 15 years working in the finance industry, with 12 of those at State Street Corporation in Boston. Her diversified background includes work in Accounting, Business Analytics, Project Management, Program Management (PMO) and Process Development. Most recently she has shifted responsibilities to also include Data Stewardship for the Financial Planning and Analysis division of the bank. She holds a BA from Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Nichola moved to Canton with her family in 2012. She participates in Girl Scouts and coaching girls’ soccer both for in-town, and a travel league. In 2014 she was appointed to serve on the Canton Town Finance Committee. Nichola is the mother of two children in the Canton school system, and is excited for this new chapter serving on the School Committee.

Administrative Assistant to the School Committee and the Superintendent

Colleen Hutchinson

Administrative Assistant--Superintendent, District Administration