Savage to lead school board another year
N.Y. (July 1, 2019) --
Anne Savage was re-elected president of the City School District of
Albany Board of Education on Monday at the board's annual reorganization
Savage was elected to a second term as board president. Joining her as
board officers for 2019-20 are Vickie Smith, who was re-elected vice
president, and Tabetha Wilson, who was elected secretary.
At the same meeting, Savage and board member Damarise Alexander-Mann
were sworn in to four-year terms. Both were elected May 21 in the
citywide school board vote.
The seven-member board includes Savage, Smith, Wilson, Alexander-Mann,
Sridar Chittur, Ph.D., and Ellen Krejci.
There is currently a board vacancy from the recent resignation of
Jennifer Lange, who left the board to accept a position on the staff of
Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The board is undergoing the process
to appoint a new member to serve the rest of Lange’s term, which expires
June 30, 2020.
Learn more about applying for the vacancy
The mission of the City School District of
Albany is to educate and prepare all students for
college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our
diverse community. The district serves
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High