Mr. Lupino was elected to the Gogebic Community College Board of Trustees in 2002 and reelected in 2008, 2014, and 2020. He currently serves as the Board Chair. He was raised in Hurley, WI and graduated from Gogebic Community College. He continued his education at the University of Wisconsin-Superior receiving a Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Science in Guidance and Counseling. He began his career teaching History, Social Studies and English in the Mercer School District from 1973-1987. He continued his teaching with the Hurley School District from 1987-1990 and ended his career as their Guidance Counselor from 1990-2010. Mr. Lupino also served in the United States Army Reserves. He currently volunteers at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church as a lector and Communion Minister at Westgate Nursing Home. He is also a part of the Gogebic County DalPra Scholarship Committee. He resides in Ironwood with his wife, Camille, and has two adult children and four grandchildren.