The Rye City School District Board of Education
Meetings of the Board are held at 7:30 on scheduled Tuesday evenings in the Rye Middle School Multipurpose Room and are recorded and posted to the RCSD website, where they may be seen on demand. To access the videos, click here, or find them on the home page of the District's website: under the "District" tab, pull down to "Board of Education," and then toggle right to "Board of Education Meetings - Videos on Demand."
Click here to send an email to any Board member, or email the Board directly at RCSDboard@ryeschools.org. Individual Board member emails are listed below:
Katy Keohane Glassberg, President firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Repetto, Vice President email@example.com
Karen Belanger firstname.lastname@example.org
Blake Jines-Storey email@example.com
Nancy Pasquale firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelly Smith-Powers email@example.com
Nicole Weber firstname.lastname@example.org
Board of Education elections are held the third Tuesday in May. See Election and Budget Information on this web site for information.
Board of Education 2015-2016
Katy Keohane Glassberg, President
Katy Keohane Glassberg has served on the Board of Education for six years. Prior to being elected Board President, she served as Vice President for three years. Katy has chaired the Policy, Facilities, and Health & Safety Committees and has served on Management Council, Curriculum Council, and the Technology, K-12 Science, Civility Initiative, and Safe Routes to Schools Committees. Previously, Katy served as President and Vice President of the PTO, Silent Auction Chair, and Excellence Team Member at Milton School. She is a member of the High School PO and volunteers with the Caring Committee and Parsons Street Players PO. Katy is a graduate of Boston University and Brooklyn Law School and worked as a litigation attorney in the areas of general business, employment and securities law. A Rye resident for 20 years, she has one child in the schools and one who graduated in 2015.
Chris Repetto, Vice President
Chris Repetto has served on the Board of Education since 2012. He currently acts as Vice President, Chair of the Finance Committee and Chair of the Facilities Committee. A 26 year veteran of Wall Street, Chris is a Director in BlackRock's Financial Markets Advisory group. He has a B.A. in Economics and Psychology and a Graduate Certificate in Finance from the University of Rochester and an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at UVA. Prior to joining the Board, Chris volunteered as a member of the Finance and Curriculum Council Committees. A 12 year Rye resident, he has three children in the schools.
As a parent of three children in the Rye City School District, Karen Belanger has volunteered on the Midland School PTO Executive Board, the District Technology Committee and the Friends of Rye Nature Center Board. Her educational background is in management and strategy and she previously worked as a consultant to businesses on issues of strategy and organization process design. She currently acts as Chair of the Board of Education's Policy Committee.
Blake Jines-Storey’s family chose Rye for their excellent schools. He has two children in the District, providing him experience at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. Blake volunteered on the Instructional Technology and Curriculum Council Committees prior to serving on the Board. He is currently the CTO for Zachys Wine International where he directs the global technology initiatives for wine sales, private auctions, and cellar storage. Prior to that, he worked with a variety of businesses and government agencies as a consulting software engineer. He currently acts as Chair of the Board of Education's Technology Committee.
Nancy Pasquale has served on the Board of Education for three years. She has acted as Chair of the Health & Safety Committee; as Board Liaison to the Curriculum Council and the Construction Safety Committee; as a member of the Policy and Facilities Committees and as the Board’s representative to the Westchester-Putnam School Boards Association. Prior to joining the Board, she volunteered in Rye schools for 7 years as Milton School’s PO Co-President and Vice President; Chair of Cultural and Academic Enrichment; and on the Excellence Team. Nancy was Co-Chair of the Friends of Rye City Schools for three years. Her background is in curriculum design and HR development; she currently works at a local interior design firm. She is a 23-year resident of Rye with two children in the schools.
Kelly Smith Powers has a background in Human Resources at Accenture and Merrill Lynch, most recently as a Director in Human Resources at Merrill. A product of the New York public school system, she and her family moved to Rye in 2012. Since that time, she served on the board of her neighborhood association, volunteered in the schools, and has done pro-bono work HR consulting for a legal aid not-for-profit. She has three children in the schools.
Nicole Weber has two children in the District and is passionate about preserving the premier educational programs in Rye in a fiscally responsible manner. She has worked both as a financial analyst and human resources manager at large global organizations such as Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, Merrill Lynch and Bloomberg. In these roles, she has partnered with business leaders to optimize resources through times of growth, reorganization and restructuring. Her focus has been to identify and preserve what an organization values most and to foster collaborative leadership.