Organizational Chart & Leadership Responsibilities

In order to assist you when you need to communicate with a District administrator with questions, concerns or feedback, we have developed an organizational chart and a list of the major responsibilities of the District's administrative team members.

Click here for the Organizational Chart (printable PDF)

Click here for Leadership Responsibilities (printable PDF)

You can also access our list of Whom to Contact to guide you in determining whom to speak with regarding your questions, concerns or feedback.
Click here for Whom to Contact

Baldwinsville Central School District Administrative Leadership Team
Leadership Cabinet
Matthew McDonald
Superintendent of Schools

Major Responsibilities:
  • Day to Day Operations of District
  • Compliance with District:
    • Policies
    • Regulations
    • Procedures
  • Legal Reporting
  • District Communications:
    • Board of Education
    • Committees
    • Administration
    • Staff
    • Public
    • Governmental Agencies
  • District Vision / Strategic Planning
Joseph DeBarbieri
Deputy Superintendent

Major Responsibilities:
  • K-12 Instruction / Curriculum / Assessments
  • Registration / Enrollment
  • Professional Development / Training
  • Accountability / Data Analysis
  • Continuing Education Credits (CTLE) & Salary Credit
  • Homebound Instruction / Home Schooling / Alternate Instruction
  • Field Trips
  • Concurrent Enrollment / College Agreements and Student Teaching
  • Conferences / Travel (Instructional)
  • Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC)
  • Textbook Adoption and Instructional Resources
James Rodems
Assistant Superintendent of Management Services

Major Responsibilities:
  • Business Office Operations
  • Budget (District)
  • Facility Use
  • Fiscal Planning
  • Records Access
  • FOIL Officer
  • Purchasing
  • Payroll
  • Facilities Capital Planning
  • Director of Transportation Services
  • Accounts Payable / Receivable
Eric Wilson
Director of Staff Relations / School Attorney


Major Responsibilities:
  • Human Resources
  • Personnel / Labor Relations (Instructional)
  • Negotiations
  • Staff Recruitment
  • Title IX
  • Sexual Harassment/Discrimination
  • Superintendent’s Hearings
  • Legal Advice & Representation
District Office Instructional Administrators
David Kilcourse
Director of Pupil & Personnel Services

Major Responsibilities:
  • Personnel / Labor Relations (Non-Instructional)
  • Dignity for All Students
  • Section 504
  • ESL/ELL/ENL Services
  • Superintendent’s Hearings
  • Social Worker / Guidance Counseling Services
  • Substitute Teachers
  • Code of Conduct
  • Transportation Services (Secondary Contact – Daily Operations)
  • Summer School - Special Education
Richard DeLisle
Director of Instructional Technology

Major Responsibilities:
  • Instructional Technology
  • Library Media Services
  • Audio-Visual Services
  • Computer-Based Testing and Evaluation
Tony Cardamone
Director of Elementary Curriculum & Instruction (K-6)

Major Responsibilities:
  • Grades K-6 Instruction
  • Grades K-6 Curriculum
  • Grades K-6 Assessment
  • Academic Intervention Services (AIS)
  • Fine Arts
  • Kindergarten Screening
  • Response to Intervention (RtI)
  • Learning Coaches (K-6)
  • Staff Evaluations
Renee Burnett
Director of Secondary Curriculum & Instruction (7-12)

Major Responsibilities:
  • Grades 7-12 Instruction
  • Grades 7-12 Curriculum
  • Grades 7-12 Assessments
  • Academic Intervention Services (AIS)
  • Fine Arts
  • Response to Intervention (RtI)
  • Learning Coaches (7-12)
  • Staff Evaluations
Christopher Campolieta
Director of Athletics, PE, & Health

Major Responsibilities:
  • Athletics / Co-curricular / Intramural Programs
  • Health Education (K-12)
  • Physical Education (K-12)
Rocco Nalli
Director of Special Education
Major Responsibilities:
  • Special Education Instruction / Programs
  • Psychological Services
  • Occupational Therapy / Physical Therapy
  • Committee on Special Education and Preschool Special Education
  • Response to Intervention (RtI)
  • Speech / Language Services
  • Medicaid Compliance
Sharon Gridley-Pelkie
Administrator on Special Assignment

Major Responsibilities:
  • 3012d Independent Evaluator Evaluations
  • Superintendent's Hearings
  • 3-5 Program Coordination
  • Data Analysis
District Office Non-Instructional Administrators
Brian Wright
Director of Food Services

Major Responsibilities:
  • Food Services
  • School Lunch Program
  • Concessions
Julie Carpenter
Supervisor of School Nursing

Major Responsibilities:
  • Health Services / Nurses
  • Health Aides
Dana Nelson
Assistant Transportation Supervisor

Major Responsibilities:
  • Transportation Services (Primary Contact - Daily Operations)
  • Vehicle Maintenance
Steven Rosenberger
Director of Facilities

Major Responsibilities:
  • Maintenance and Operations
  • Facilities Capital Planning
Michael Burlingame
Custodial Supervisor

Major Responsibilities:
  • Custodial Services
Louis Trivison
Maintenance Crew Leader

Major Responsibilities:
  • Building & Site Maintenance Repair
Allan Burt
Grounds Crew Leader

Major Responsibilities:
  • Athletic Field and Grounds Maintenance
Building-Level Administrators
Charles W. Baker High School
Donald Root
High School Principal

Thomas Fraher
High School Assistant Principal – 10th Grade

Jennifer Sawyer
High School Assistant Principal – 11th Grade

Jennifer Terpening
High School Assistant Principal – 12th Grade

Durgee Jr. High School
Bonnie VanBenschoten
Jr. High School Principal

Cynthia Cronin
Jr. High School Assistant Principal – 9th Grade

Richard Foederer
Jr. High School Assistant Principal – 8th Grade


Ray Middle School
Kathy Davis
Interim Middle School Principal

Kris Dention
School Assistant Principal
Elementary Schools
Jane Nadolski
McNamara Elementary School Principal

Melissa Chiodo
Reynolds Elementary School Principal

Alex Ewing
Palmer Elementary School Principal


Thomas Coughlin
Elden Elementary School Principal

Danielle Nahorney
Van Buren Elementary School Principal

Last updated on 10/3/2017