Board of Education

Members of the board are volunteers who are elected by members of the Boards of Education of our component school districts to serve for three-year terms.

Duties and responsibilities of the board include:

  • Provide shared educational services to our component schools.
  • Conduct needs assessments and long-range planning for BOCES and component school districts.
  • Employ teachers and support staff to carry out BOCES programs.
  • Prepare an annual BOCES budget and oversee annual expenditures.
  • Set policies for the organization and plans for future growth and change.
  • Appoint BOCES district superintendents (subject to the approval of the Commissioner of Education).
  • Work closely with the Capital Region BOCES district superintendent to implement state laws and board policies and directions.

Board Members

Headshot of Lynne LenhardtLynne Lenhardt

President

Elected: 1997
Current term ends: 2018
Home district: Bethlehem Central School District
Member of: Bethlehem Board of Education, Tech Valley High School Board of Education

Headshot of Kevin KutzscherKevin Kutzscher

Vice President

Elected: 1995
Current term ends: 2019
Home district: Sharon Springs Central School District
Member of: Tech Valley High School Board of Education 

Headshot of John BergeronJohn Bergeron

Elected: 1976
Current term ends: 2020
Home district: Schenectady City School District 
Member of: Tech Valley High School Board of Education

 

Headshot of Jeffrey BradtJeffrey Bradt

Elected: 2000
Current term ends: 2018
Home district: Cohoes City School District
Member of: Tech Valley High School Board of Education

 

Headshot of Nancy Del PradoNancy delPrado

Elected: 2014
Current term ends: 2020
Home district: Mohonasen Central School District

Headshot of Gary DiLalloGary Dilallo

Elected: 2010
Current term ends: 2020
Home district: Shenendehowa Central School District
Member of: Shenendehowa Board of Education

 

Headshot of Robert DomeniciRobert Domenici

Elected: 2007
Current term ends: 2019
Home district: South Colonie Central School District

 

Headshot fo Barbara MauroBarbara Mauro

Elected: 2009
Current term ends: 2018
Home district: Niskayuna Central School District

 

 

Headshot of John PhelanJohn Phelan

Elected: 1994
Current term ends: 2020
Home district: Guilderland
Member of: Tech Valley High School Board of Education

 

Headshot of Rose SurmanRose Surman

Elected: 2007
Current term ends: 2019
Home district: Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School District