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Board of Education Members

Mr. Victor Jenkins, President
email: vjenkins@bville.org
(July 2005 - June 2011)
(July 2013 - June 2019)

Victor Jenkins has served on the Baldwinsville Board of Education for ten years. He has been a resident of the community since 1980 and has two daughters who attended the Baldwinsville schools. Victor currently works in the wealth management and investment area of Morgan Stanley. His previous experience is with Cigna Financial Advisors and as a controller for Xerox Corporation. Victor has extensive management and financial experience and holds several professional designations. He previously served as president and vice president of the Board. His committee experience includes audit, insurance, facilities, and policy committees. Victor is active in the community and serves as the co-moderator of the deacons for his church. Previous community activities include the YMCA Fundraising Committee, Baldwinsville Community Scholarship Foundation, and president of the Estate Planning Council of CNY. Victor’s philosophy is to always put the kids first and to see that the Baldwinsville schools are providing every possible opportunity for the children to be successful.
Victor Jenkins

   
Joan Reeves Ms. Joan Reeves, Vice President
email: jreeves@bville.org
(May 1981-June 2019)
 
Joan Reeves has been a member of the Board of Education since 1981. She served as Vice President for 12 years and as President for 6 years. She serves on the OCM BOCES Board of Education, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Central New York School Boards Association, a member of the Board of Directors of the Onondaga Madison School Boards Association, and is a past member of the St. Mary’s Parish Council. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Baldwinsville Little League and the Diane Reeves Memorial Park Community Committee.  In 2015, Joan was awarded the Everett R. Dyer Award for Distinguished Service from the New York State School Boards Association. This is the association's highest honor, presented annually to a current or former school board member in recognition of extraordinary service to public education and children.
While on the Board she has served on numerous committees including but not limited to Long Range Planning, Facilities, Policy, Contract, Insurance, Transportation, Audit, Sustainability, Legislative, Negotiations, BCEPT, Stragetic Planning, Mental Health and Intermunicipal. Joan is a graduate of Baldwinsville Schools as are her eight siblings and parents, Cecil and Dorothy Reeves. She attended SUNY Oneonta and Oswego majoring in Political Science and was formerly employed as an Assistant Manager for Reeves Farms and by Plainville Farms in charge of purchasing, regulatory compliance and product development. She raised three children, all who are products of Baldwinsville Schools, and has six grandchildren.

       
Jim Goulet
Mr. James Goulet
(July 2009 - June 2021)
 
Jim Goulet is a lifetime resident of the Village of Baldwinsville and a 1968 graduate of Baker High School. He holds a BS in Resources Management from SUNY-ESF and teaching certification through SUNY Oswego. Jim was a science teacher in Baldwinsville for 32 years. He also coached the girls’ varsity cross country, indoor track and spring track teams for 97 seasons and has served 11 seasons as a volunteer coach following his retirement, primarily working with the modified girls track program. Jim served as league chair for cross country, indoor track and spring track and was the Section III chair for indoor track for over 30 years. In addition, Jim was the SUNY-ESF cross country coach for 3 years and acted as the head women’s track & field coach for the Central Region of the Empire State Games for 27 years.
Jim has been very involved in aquatics, having taught swimming lessons and lifesaving courses in Baldwinsville for many years for both the village and the community council. He also worked as a lifeguard for the village and for Onondaga County Parks. He has served on the SUNY ESF Alumni Board of Directors, the Village Zoning Board of Appeals, the OCC Arena and Athletic Center Task Force, and has been a 12-year member of the Friends of Beaver Lake Board of Directors.
 
Jim is now serving his 3rd term on the Board of Education, having actively participated on the Insurance, Facilities Planning, Wellness and Policy committees. Jim has been married to his wife, Jean, also a ’68 Baker grad, for 45 years; their two sons, Eric and Dan, are also  B’ville alums. 

     
Mr. Jeffrey Marier
email: jmarier@bville.org 
(July 2011 - June 2020)

Since 2011, Jeff has served the BCSD in various roles including School Board President and Vice-President and as a member of the following district committees: Technology, Facilities, Policy, Communications and Health Insurance.  He is a strong advocate for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education and remains focused on long range planning to ensure the Baldwinsville Central School District will remain a high performing school district well into the future.
 
Jeff lives in Baldwinsville with his wife, Susan, and his two children (Natalie and Nathan) who both currently attend the Baldwinsville Central School District. He received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toledo (OH). He is currently an Electrical Engineer at Lockheed Martin in Liverpool, NY and serves as a member of the Onondaga County Justice Center Oversight Committee (JCOC).  Jeff is also a US Air Force Persian Gulf veteran, an Eagle Scout and a member of the Leadership Greater Syracuse Class of 2009.


Mrs. Jennifer Patruno
(July 2017 - June 2020)
email: jpatruno@bville.org

Jennifer Patruno has lived in Baldwinsville since 2011 with her husband, David, and their sons, Jonathan and Christopher, who both attend the Baldwinsville Central School District.
 
Jen earned a B.S. in Health and Sports Science from Wake Forest University, a B.S. in Secondary Education Science in Biology from Oneonta State, and an M.S. in Health Education from Cortland State. She is a NYS certified teacher in Biology, Chemistry, General Science and Health. She taught 7th grade Life Science and high school Chemistry. 
 
Jen is the founder and director of Aim High Running Camp which focuses on team building, goal setting and leadership skills. She develops the safety plan, ensures NYS Department of Health regulations are followed, and manages 58 employees. She also manages the database marketing for Patruno Electric, Inc.    
 
Before being elected to the Board in May 2017 she was very involved with advocating in the area of curriculum. Her efforts and submitted reports resulted in the District adding NYS mandated math and science curriculum back into our classrooms. She is an advocate for educational programs that are challenging, diverse and appropriate for all students so they can reach their full potential.
 
Jen has volunteered for two District budget committees, sat on a science ad hoc committee, assisted with the Van Buren Elementary running club, coached her son’s basketball team in the Upward program, and is active in the Van Buren PTA. 
Jennifer Patruno

 
Christy Bond Ms. Christina Pavetto Bond
email: cbond@bville.org
(December 2014 - June 2021)
 
Christy Bond has been honored to serve on the Baldwinsville Board of Education. During her tenure she has served as Vice-President and has been active on the Strategic Planning, Communication, Technology and Health Insurance committees. Christy has been pleased to support the district’s strategic plan, which emphasizes growth opportunities for all students. She has been a strong advocate for special education and resources for all students to reach their full potential. In addition, she supports the district’s investment in safety and mental health as well as responsible funding for our campus infrastructure. Christy has been pleased to support the development of the new stadium, the new auditorium, the transportation center and the incorporation of mental health clinics in our schools.  

Christy has worked in the fields of education and business for the past 30 years and is currently the Director of Population Health and Quality Improvement at Crouse Health Network. Her degrees in business and education allow her to understand both the core work of educational excellence and the business of leading a school district in a fiscally responsible way. In addition to serving on the Board of Education, Christy has served on the boards of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York and Leadership Greater Syracuse. She co-chaired the Youth Leadership Greater Syracuse program. Christy’s older son graduated from Ithaca College’s Park School of Communications and her younger son is a member of Baker High School's Class of 2018.

     

Mr. Steve Schweitzer
email: sschweitzer@bville.org
(July 2010 - June 2019)

Steven Schweitzer has been a resident of Baldwinsville since 1993 and a member of the Board of Education since 2010. He currently serves on the Facilities Committee and Insurance Committee. Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the SUNY Maritime College and a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a licensed professional engineer and a senior project management engineer working in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy technology. Steve and his wife, Kim, have two children, a daughter, Krystina, who graduated from Baker High School in 2007 and a son, Paul, who graduated from Baker High School in 2010. Steve also serves the community as a captain with the Moyers Corners Fire Department.

Steve Schweitzer

 
Mrs. Kim Sullivan-Dec
email: ksullivandec@bville.org
(July 2018 - June 2021)

Kim Sullivan-Dec grew up in Auburn, NY and moved to Baldwinsville in 1999 with her husband, Tim. They have two children, Max and Margie, who both attend the Baldwinsville school district. Kim earned a BS in both Sociology and Business Administration from SUNY Albany and a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Rochester. Kim has worked in healthcare and human services administration for the past 22 years and is currently the Director of Upstate Community Medical at Upstate University Hospital Community Campus. She is working towards her fellowship in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Kim’s leadership roles give her valuable experience working with public and private sector organizations and community stakeholders to identify community needs, initiate change and work towards achieving positive outcomes.  
   
 In 2015-16, Kim helped lead an effort that resulted in a comprehensive review of the math and science curriculum that resulted in the district adding mandated curriculum back into our classrooms. She is an advocate for educational programs that meet the individualized needs of our students and understands the importance of strong partnerships with community support to ensure student success. Kim is an active volunteer for the Baldwinsville girls volleyball and boys basketball booster clubs and serves on both their boards. Kim is excited about the opportunity to apply her skills and expertise to work collaboratively with the Baldwinsville community to build upon the education excellence of our schools.      

Matthew Yager
Mr. Matthew Yager
email: mwyager@bville.org
(June 2014 - June 2020)
 

Matthew Yager has been engaged professionally in the higher education community for the past 20 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Training and Development from SUNY Oswego and a Master of Arts Degree in Student Affairs Administration from Michigan State University. He has worked with undergraduate students in an advising and counseling capacity at Michigan State University, The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and Syracuse University. He is currently working at SU in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics. As an academic counselor he assists students with overall curriculum and career planning as well as helping them resolve other educational, social and emotional concerns.

From 2005 to 2009 Matt took a leave from his career to spend time with his children as a stay-at-home dad and worked part-time as a developer and webmaster for Lenovo's worldwide HR division. Matt and his wife, Dena, have been Baldwinsville residents since 2006 with their two children, who are both students in Baldwinsville schools.


Miss Sophia Simone, Ex-Officio Student Member
(July 2018 - June 2019)
 
Sophia (Sophie) is a senior at Baker High School. She runs cross country, indoor and outdoor track, and participates in many school groups such as garden club and student council, of which she is co-president for the 2018-2019 school year. She is an open advocate for progress in the area of mental health in all areas of life, especially school, and has a great interest in the well-being of her classmates and peers.