2022 - 2023 GREENWOOD LAKE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION & COMMITTEE MEMBERS
The Board of Education comprises seven unpaid citizens elected to staggered three year terms. The Board establishes broad goals and policy, delegates the Superintendent of Schools and professional staff the authority to achieve those goals, and broadly evaluates progress. Individual trustees act in authority only when assembled as a Board. Meetings occur once monthly during the academic year and are open to the public.
GWL Board of Education Members:
Jonathan Thurber, President
Michele Kayser, Vice President
Mathew Buckley, Trustee
David Clifford, Trustee
Michael Emsworth, Trustee
Patricia Kaminski, Trustee
Aaron Nowak, Trustee
BOE Committee Members:
Audit Committee: David Clifford; Michele Kayser; Jonathan Thurber
Facilities Committee: Mathew Buckley; Aaron Nowak; Jonathan Thurber
Budget Committee: Mathew Buckley; Aaron Nowak; Jonathan Thurber
Policy Committee: David Clifford; Michael Emsworth; Michele Kayser
To contact the Board of Education, please email email@example.com or write to the Greenwood Lake Board of Education at the following address: PO Box 8, Greenwood Lake, NY 10925.
Please note: the Open Meetings Law requires all Board deliberations which may lead to action or policy changes to occur in public; therefore, your written communications and e-mails will be reported at an upcoming public Board meeting. Thereafter, you will receive a formal written response, if that was indicated in your communique.
Board of Education Goals:
Goal 1 – Inspire the love of learning in all members of our school community.
Goal 2 – Preserve and enhance the local educational program for our Greenwood Lake K-12 students.
Goal 3 – Understand and respond to students’ individual learning differences.
Goal 4 – Offer a cost effective education, aligned with the District’s Strategic Plan, that utilizes best practices and academic research to provide students and staff the resources and infrastructure required for optimum teaching and learning in a safe and healthy environment.
Goal 5 – Develop the strength of character and knowledge necessary to cultivate responsible citizens, prepared to live in a diverse and ever-changing world.
Goal 6 – Continue the pursuit of excellence in education for all students of the Greenwood Lake School District.