The Rye City School District Board of Education
Meetings of the Board are held at on scheduled Tuesday evenings in the Rye Middle School Multipurpose Room and are shown on Cablevision Channel 77 and Verizon Cable Channel 40. Check the listings or the on-screen program guide for times and dates.
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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 2014-2015
Laura Slack, President
Laura Slack has served on the Board of Education for the past nine years, as President for the last four. Prior to being elected President, she served as Vice President for three years. During her time on the Board, she has been Chair of the Policy Committee, Board Liaison to the Curriculum Council, and a member of the Budget, Technology, Finance, Communications, Health & Safety, K-12 Math and K-12 ELA Committees. Prior to joining the Board, she was President of the Special Education Parent Teacher Association and President of the Midland School Parent Organization. After graduating from Northwestern University, she taught high school history. She has been honored by the Rye Youth Council for her contribution to the youth of Rye, and currently serves as the Board Liaison to the Rye Fund for Education.
Katy Keohane Glassberg, Vice President
Katy Keohane Glassberg has been actively involved in the schools over the past 9 years, holding several positions within the Milton PTO, and serving as a member of the Middle School/High School Caring Committee and the Middle School PTO. Previously, she was a litigation attorney working in the areas of general business, employment and securities law. A Rye resident for 15 years, she has two children attending our 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.
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.
Nancy Pasquale has first-hand knowledge of the challenges facing public education through her involvement with the District and community. She has worked with teachers, administrators, and residents in various volunteer positions, including that of Milton PTO President. She has served on the District's Facilities and Curriculum Council Committees, and has been Co-Chair of the Friends of Rye City Schools. Her work background is in curriculum design and human resources development; she has served as a consultant for several large corporations. A Rye resident for 20 years with two children in the District, she currently works for a local interior design firm.
Chris Repetto has lived in Rye since 2003 and has three children in the District. He has actively sought ways to serve the community, volunteering to participate as a member of the Curriculum Council and Finance Committees and taking on various coaching roles in the Rye Youth Lacrosse programs. Chris has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and is currently a managing director for CRT Capital Group where he advises large financial institutions in various capital markets transactions and investment strategy.
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.