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Meet the Board

All board members can recieve postal mail at: 1 Academy Park, Albany, NY 12207.

Board of Education members

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Vickie Smith


Elected: November 2015; re-elected November 2016; re-elected May 2021

Term expires: 6/30/25

Liaison schools: North Albany Middle School, Albany International Center, Tony Clement Center for Education

Committees: Agenda Setting, District Comprehensive Improvement Plan, Facilities (chair)

Anne Savage

Vice President

Elected: November 2014; re-elected May 2019

Term expires: 6/30/23

Liaison schools: Delaware Community School, William S. Hackett Middle School

Committees: Agenda Setting, Policy, Government Relations (chair)

Elected: November 2016; re-elected May 2021

Term expires: 6/30/25

Liaison schools: Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School, Thomas O'Brien Academy of Science and Technology (TOAST)

Committees: Agenda Setting, Goverment Relations, Policy (chair)

Hassan I. Elminyawi

Board Member

Elected: June 2020 (appointed September 2019)

Term expires: 6/30/24

Liaison schools: Philip J. Schuyler Achievement Academy, New Scotland Elementary School

Committees: Facilities

Ellen Krejci

Board Member

Elected: November 2015; re-elected May 2018 

Term expires: 6/30/22

Liaison schools: Eagle Point Elementary School, Pine Hills Elementary School

Committees: Audit/Finance (chair), Calendar, Curriculum Coordinating, Policy, Wellness

Damarise Mann

Board Member

Elected: May 2018; re-elected May 2019

Term expires: 6/30/23 

Liaison schools: Albany School of Humanities (ASH), Giffen Memorial Elementary School, Montessori Magnet School

Committees: Audit/Finance, Government Relations

Tabetha Wilson

Board Member

Elected: May 2018 (appointed September 2017) 

Term expires: 6/30/22

Liaison schools: Albany High School, Arbor Hill Elementary School, Sheridan Preparatory Academy

Committees: Albany Fund for Education representative, Audit/Finance, Curriculum Coordinating, Facilities, Hall of Fame