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  • Worked on the District Re-opening Task Force to develop and implement plans for four scenarios for safely and effectively bringing students into Bedford Schools

  •  Implemented plans that safely and effectively re-opened Bedford Schools

  • Asked for and supported the District Leadership Team’s development of the Bedford for Bedford option for remote learning

  • Supported roll-out of Bedford’s one-for-one technology initiative

  • Recruited and on-boarded a new superintendent of schools

  • Reviewed, refined, and approved three School District annual budgets

  • Maintained ongoing operations of the School Committee (Superintendent reviews, District Improvement Plans, Principal Presentations, Contract negotiations, …)

  • Expanded School Committee to include representatives for students, METCO families, and Hanscom families

  • Attended two wonderful in-person celebrations of graduation for Bedford High School seniors

Photo of Bedford School Committee Members

Bedford Day
School Committee Member

Getting ready for the parade

Photo of fireworks over the field on Bedford Day

Bedford Day

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) helps at the fireworks

Photo of Brad receiving the Forrester Award

Forrester Award

Switzerland, 2012

Portrait of Brad Morrison


Photo of a nurse giving Brad the COVID-19 vaccine

Community member

Portrait of Brad Morrison with animated hands



  • Appointed to vacant position (11/19), elected to seat (3/20)

  • Current Vice Chair, former Secretary

  • Member of Capital Expenditure Committee

  • Served on District Re-opening Task Force (summer/fall 2020)

  • Served on BHS Re-opening Task Force (summer/fall 2020)

  • Liaison to Youth and Family Services Task Force



  • Member, Bedford Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

  • Hundreds of hours volunteering for Bedford Food Bank, distributing food

  • Volunteer at Bedford’s Covid testing clinics, flu shot clinics, and Covid vaccine clinics

  • Volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for MIT ambulance service

  • American Heart Association certified CPR instructor

  • Over 15 years as board member at church, chair of Finance Committee and Personnel Committee


  • Tenured Associate Professor at Brandeis University, International Business School

  • Teaching appointments at MIT Sloan School of Management, Brown University, Center for Medical Simulation

  • PhD in Management (System dynamics, organization studies) from MIT; MBA (Finance) from U. Chicago Booth School of Business

  • Formerly cancer researcher, management consultant

  • Extensive international experience, including living in Hong Kong

  • Advisory board and founding member, Brandeis Center for Teaching and Learning

  • Brandeis Faculty Senate, Presidential Search Committee Advisory Group, President’s Student Experience Task Force, many other university committees

  • More than 20 years of service to the System Dynamics Society as board member and officer, including Secretary and President Elect, Program Chair for international scientific conference, and various committee memberships and chairs.

  • Received Forrester Award from SDS (most prestigious award, given for best published research in previous 5 years)

Photo of Brad sitting in a flight simulator at Boeing


  • Course director and instructor in Institute for Medical Simulation courses for healthcare simulation educators, in US, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, Brazil

  • Several-time keynote speaker and coach at Dynamiquest, workshop for high school students on systems thinking and climate change

  • Trustee for Creative Learning Exchange

  • Instructional coach for Forrester Fellows teachers at Innovation Academy Charter School

Left photo: Brad visits Boeing with MIT Leaders for Global Operations

Right photo: Brad visits Caterpillar with MIT Leaders for Global Operations

Photo of Brad sitting inside a Caterpiller vehicle at the Caterpiller facilities
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