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Board of Education

To contact the entire Board of Education, please email BOE@bville.org

 
Jennifer Patruno
Mrs. Jennifer Patruno, Board President
(July 2017 - June 2023)
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 for youth.  She also manages the database marketing for Patruno Electric.     
 
In 2015, Jen began attending board meetings to advocate for improved math and science curricula.  In 2017, she was honored to be elected to the Board of Education. She continues to work to ensure educational programs are challenging, diverse, and appropriate for all students so they can grow and reach their full potential.  She has been supportive of all programs that encourage student connectivity to the school district.  Jen has been pleased to see the expansion of mental health and counseling services for our students to provide additional supports.  She continues to engage stakeholders, look at data and research, and consider financial implications when making decisions.  
 
Jen is a member of numerous committees: Audit, Policy, Wellness, Communications, Mental Health, Technology, Fifth Grade Celebration, and Board Manual Development.  She attends professional development workshops and conferences to stay current with trends in education and changing legislation that impacts our students.  She volunteers at school functions and regularly attends a variety of school events to support the students and staff in their endeavors.

 
Mr. Jeffrey Marier, Vice President
email: jmarier@bville.org 
(July 2011 - June 2023)

Jeff has proudly served on the Baldwinsville School Board in various roles, including School Board President and Vice-President, since 2011. This demonstrated experience will help the Baldwinsville Central School District to quickly and effectively find solutions to the economic and instructional challenges the school district will face going forward.  Jeff has been truly grateful for the tremendous efforts of our teachers, staff and administrators to overcome these challenges and this has been great motivation to serve on the School Board to help enable even greater success in the Baldwinsville Central School District!

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 an Adjunct Professor of Electronics at Cayuga Community College. Jeff was recently reappointed to serve on the Onondaga County Justice Center Oversight Committee (JCOC) and is a proud US Air Force Desert Storm veteran, Eagle Scout and a Leadership Greater Syracuse graduate.

 
Wayne Davison
Mr. Wayne Davison Jr.
email: wdavisonjr@bville.org
(July 2022 - June 2025)

Wayne Davison Jr. and his son, Owen, have been proud members of the Baldwinsville community since
2008. His son was a part of the Baldwinsville Headstart program and Wayne quickly became involved as a Bus Aide and President of the Parent Group. He stayed involved within the community as a volunteer and coach for Baldwinsville Little League, B’Ville Sting, BYSA, YMCA and Upward Sports at Northside Baptist Church. Also, he would volunteer for the Baldwinsville Marching Band and the Baldwinsville Theater Program as his son became an active member of the Baldwinsville Music Department.

He has been a dedicated employee at Rapid Response Monitoring since 2004, holding positions as Alarm dispatcher, Shift Trainer, Shift Supervisor and Workforce Management Analyst. Wayne studied Elementary Education and Communications at SUNY Cortland, where he worked as a Teaching Assistant at Here We Grow Child Care Center. Additionally, he wrote for the school newspaper and was an executive board member, Station Manager and Student Government Representative of the school radio station. 


         

Mr. Anthony L. Germano
email: agermano@bville.org
(July 2021 - June 2024)

Tony and his wife grew up in Syracuse, moving to Baldwinsville in 2018 with their two children. Tony graduated from Henninger High School and Syracuse University in 2000. He then attended Seton Hall University School of Law, graduating in 2003 with honors.

Since graduating from law school, Tony has devoted much of his career to children, families and serving the public. He began as an Assistant Prosecutor in the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office in New Jersey, working extensively with juveniles and families in the criminal justice system. After working in the private sector, Tony continued his public service as an Attorney for the Cortland County Department of Social Services. There, he prosecuted parents and families accused of neglect and abuse, as well as other aspects of child protection.  

In 2012, Tony joined the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office. There, he served as an Assistant District Attorney and Deputy Bureau Chief of the Special Victims Bureau. As a member of that Bureau, he prosecuted some of the most notorious crimes and criminals in Onondaga County. In 2016 Tony opened the Germano Law Office.  In addition to his other areas of legal expertise, Tony has continued his service to children and families throughout this area.  Tony is appointed as  New York State Attorney for the Child, specifically entrusted to represent children in a variety of issues and legal matters, and represents families and individuals in all other aspects of Family Law.  

Tony enjoys spending all of the time he can with his family. Tony is excited about continuing the tradition of excellence for which BCSD has become known and being a voice for this great community.  

 
       

Mrs. Shelly (Michele) Bligh Goeckel
email:
 mgoeckel@bville.org
(July 2021 - June 2024)

Shelly Goeckel and her husband, Lou, have resided in Baldwinsville since 2003. They both knew right away that Baldwinsville would be the place their two children, Catherine (13) and Jack (11), would call home and attend school.

Shelly earned her Associate Degree in Criminal Justice and B.S. in Paralegal Studies from Hilbert College. She worked as a Paralegal for 6 years in Virginia and Paralegal/Billing Coordinator for 10 years when she returned to New York. She, then, worked at the US Attorney’s Office for three Assistant United States Attorneys.

Shelly chose to stay home when her daughter started kindergarten. She became actively involved in volunteering at Van Buren Elementary in the classrooms and PTA. She served as a PTA Officer and chaired multiple PTA programs. Shelly became VP of the Ray Middle School PTA in 2019 and continues in this role. Shelly has been involved in District PTA meetings and has consistently attended Board of Education meetings over the last several years, where she has requested to speak on various topics. Shelly was contacted by the District to be part of the District’s Strategic Planning Committee.

Additionally, Shelly serves as an Officer for the Baldwinsville Shark’s Swim Club and coordinates food drives in her neighborhood for the Christmas Bureau and Baldwinsville Food Pantry. Shelly and Lou volunteer their time with Baldwinsville Pop Warner and Baldwinsville Little League.

 
 
     
Mr. Frank M. Matus
email: fmatus@bville.org 
(July 2021 - June 2024)

Mr. Frank Matus has been a resident of Baldwinsville since 2014. Matus and his wife, Paula, have one son, Benjamin, in Durgee Junior High School.

Matus graduated Syracuse University in 2000 with a degree in Political Science. Matus is currently attending the Quantic School of Business and Technology seeking an Executive Masters of Business Administration.

Matus has always had a passion for civic involvement. Upon graduation, Matus accepted a job at Saab (Sensis) Corporation, serving 10 years leading business development efforts in the Asia – Pacific region. In 2010, Matus joined Thales and serves as the Director of Air Traffic Control and Digital Aviation Solutions. Matus has shown his commitment to the community by establishing a critical part of the 80,000-person company here in Central New York. Matus’ team builds infrastructure and digital solutions for unmanned aircraft systems within aviation. Matus is advancing policy and technology solutions that enable drones to fly alongside manned aviation unlocking new applications such as medical supply and package delivery. Matus is on the Syracuse SURGE smart city board and is a board member at the SU- CASE Center.

 
Mrs. Tanya Rosado-Barringer
email: trosado-barringer@bville.org
(July 2022-June 2025)

Tanya Rosado-Barringer is a proud Baldwinsville resident and an active member of the community. She moved to Baldwinsville with her husband, Jim, because of the tremendous educational and extracurricular opportunities the district could offer her daughter who attends Elden.

Tanya currently serves as the Executive Director and Coordinator for the Mid-State Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN). Over the past nine years, she has prioritized developing trusting, productive relationships, and partnerships throughout her service region of 126 districts and nine BOCES in Central New York. Tanya served for eight years as an English as a New Language (ENL) classroom teacher and a Lead Teacher. She also served as a testing coordinator and co-Coordinator of Student Activities.

In her personal and professional life, Tanya is committed to opportunities to serve others. She worked extensively for Literacy Volunteers. She currently serves as a member of the Junior League of Syracuse and volunteers as the Vice President of Outreach for New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), the largest professional association of TESOL educators in the state. Tanya served as an appointed Baldwinsville School Board Member from December 2020 to June 2021. These experiences continue to inspire her passion to support and create opportunities for all students to be successful in high school, college, career, and in our local and global communities.

She holds a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism from Hofstra University with a minor in History, a M.S. in TESOL Education from Lehman College, and a M.S. in Educational Leadership from Bank Street College. She has a certificate of completion from Bank Street College prestigious Bilingual Education Teacher Leadership Academy (BETLA). She is in the process of completing advanced studies at Niagara University in Educational Leadership.
 
Mrs. Sam (Sherry) Schraven
email: sschraven@bville.org
(July 2022 - June 2025)
 
Sam has been a resident of Baldwinsville for almost four decades. She put her kids though Baldwinsville schools, worked in our schools and volunteered in our schools.
Kids have been central to her life's work.
 
Sam's husband Tom grew up in Baldwinsville and graduated from Baker High School. They raised their two adult daughters in Baldwinsville and both are graduates of Baker High School.
Sam graduated from Mohawk Valley Community College and was previously employed at ARC (of Onondaga) and Little Learners Preschool. She chose to stay home when her children were very young, and provided in home daycare during that time. When her children began school, Sam became involved with the Elden P.T.A. and served on numerous committees. She continued to volunteer with Baldwinsville Girls' soccer and field hockey booster clubs. She also volunteered at St. Mary's Church in Baldwinsville.
 
Sam began employment at Baldwinsville Central School District in 1992 until her retirement in 2019. During her 27 years of employment, she held the titles of Job Coach, Teaching Assistant, and Employment Services Specialist, giving her the opportunity to work with students, families and businesses in the Baldwinsville community. Sam was also an advisor to Friend to Friend. She was a member of the Baldwinsville Educational Support Professional Association.
(B.E.S.P.A.), and served on the negotiating committee, as well as a building representative, Vice-President, and President of the association. During this time she was able to attend numerous conferences on educational topics.
 
Also during her tenure, Sam was able to serve on the following Baldwinsville School District committees: BCEPT, Insurance Appeals, Professional Development, Professional Learning Plan, Interview Committees, and most recently, Strategic Goal Committee and Funding the Future Committee.
 
Additionally, Sam has attended school board meetings for over 1 O years, and during the
2021-2022 school year, she participated on the Baldwinsville budget advisory committees for Facilities, Athletics, Transportation, Special Education, and Instruction/Technology to review data and have input in the budget for the 2022-2023 school year. Sam currently is a member of the Shared Decision Making Committee and Strategic Goal Committee. Serving on these committees have given her incite to the needs and future of the district for our students.

Sam currently is a volunteer for the Baldwinsville Special Champions event to be held in May. She also supports the Baldwinsville Volunteer Center, Baldwinsville Community Scholarship Fund, Special Olympics, and Daniel's Music Foundation.
 
Mr. Matthew Yager
email: mwyager@bville.org
(June 2014 - June 2023)
 
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.
 
Mr. Azan Ashcraft
Ex-Officio Student Board Member
(June 2022 - June 2023)
 
Azan Ashcraft has had the pleasure of attending the Baldwinsville Central School District for all of his academic career. He is now a senior at C.W. Baker High School and in recent years has vastly expanded his enrollment in several of the clubs and organizations that the school has to offer. Since his sophomore year he has played an active role in his class council, most recently serving as a co-secretary for the Junior Class Council. He has also been a member of the Student Council and the Student Advisory Council (SAC). Most recently due to his involvement, he was a part of a small group of students in the school who have helped with the rollout of S.E.L. (Social Emotional Learning) with staff and student training. Since 7th grade, cross country has also been a huge part of his growth as an individual. Lastly, during his sophomore year he was a part of the school’s environmental club which has had goals of keeping the campus clean and in any way possible making the school more eco-friendly. Azan hopes to attend a SUNY school in his future where he hopes to find a career along the paths of psychology or psychiatry. He is looking forward to the opportunities that this position offers, both as far as furthering the community, and furthering his leadership skills. 
 
   
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