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Erie 1 BOCES executive team consist of the following staff members:



CEO & District Superintendent
Lynn M. Fusco, Ph. D., serves as a field representative for the New York State Commissioner of Education to the region’s 19 component school districts as well as Buffalo Public Schools.  In addition, she will oversee the instructional, managerial and technology services that Erie 1 BOCES provides directly to school districts across the region. Full bio...




Executive Director, Administration and Operations
James Fregelette is the executive director of administration and operations at Erie1 BOCES. He has been with Erie 1 BOCES for more than 21 years. At Erie 1 BOCES, Mr. Fregelette is responsible for the oversight of all functions of the business office and financial affairs. In addition, he oversees the planning, purchasing and effective utilization of technology and information systems used by the organization.


Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Services
Michael Capuana is accountable for the performance of students, staff and administration within the divisions of Career and Technical Education, Exceptional Education and Workforce Development. He has been with Erie 1 BOCES since 2009, most recently serving as a director for the organization’s Career and Technical Education division. 

  Assistant Superintendent, Educational Supports and WNYRIC Services
Barbara Mocarski has worked in education for more than 20 years. Currently, she is the executive director of educational supports and WNYRIC services at Erie 1 BOCES. She assists Erie 1 BOCES implementing systemic changes to provide technology and needed school improvement services to component districts. Mrs. Mocarski  has been with Erie 1 BOCES since 2003.