Executive Director Emeritus

Michael Bassichis, Executive Director Emeritus

Mike Bassichis came to Gifford in 1976 as a Licensed Social Worker. Prior to this time he worked at The Judge Baker Child Guidance Center and Camp Wediko and trained at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Roxbury Court Clinic. He was Assistant Director until 1987 when the Board of Directors promoted him as the School's Executive Director. On June 6, 2015 the Board of Directors dedicated the Administrative Building on campus to honor Michael J. Bassichis for his 40 years of outstanding service and leadership to The Gifford School.  The Bassichis House is named in gratitude for his unwavering dedication to fulfilling the mission of our School. The Board of Directors named him Executive Director Emeritus in recognition and gratitude for his leadership. Mike retired in June 2015.