Board of Education

The Minisink Valley Board of Education

Joseph Flaherty, President
Term expires June 30, 2025      

William Cooper, Vice President
Term expires June 30, 2025

Shawn Cahill                                                             
Term expires June 30, 2023

James Emery, Jr.
Term expires June 30, 2023     

Dr. Scott Hines
Term expires June 30, 2024

Angela Koenig
Term expires June 30, 2024

Anthony Monaco
Term expires June 30, 2024

Patricia M. Reynolds
Term expires  June 30, 2023

Vanessa Wight
Term expires June 30, 2025

The Minisink Valley Board of Education believes that, in partnership with the community, parents, administration, faculty, and staff, its primary mission is to enable the individual student to identify and achieve maximum potential.

Board of Education members are unpaid public officials elected by the voters to take formal legal actions and set policy for the conduct of the district.

Policies of the Minisink Valley Central School District/Board of Education

A major function of the Board of Education is to set the direction for the district. Board members do this by writing and reviewing policies. When  procedures and guidelines are set, they are done so in conjunction with these policies. Please visit  BoardDocs to read the policy manual.

2022-23 Meeting Schedule

The Minisink Valley Board of Education meets on various Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted, in Room 108 at the middle school.

Visitors are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Regular Board of Education meetings

July 7, 2022
Aug. 4 and 18, 2022
Sept. 8 and 22, 2022
Oct. 11, 2022 Special Meeting at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 17, 2022 Special Meeting at 8:30 a.m. in the Central Administration Conference Room
Oct. 20, 2022
Nov. 2 and 17, 2022
Dec. 1 and 15, 2022
Jan. 5 and  19, 2023
Feb. 2 and 16. 2023
March 2, 16, and 30, 2023
April 20, 2023
May 4 and 18, 2023
June 1 and 15, 2023

Athletics Committee
Oct. 6, 4:30 p.m. in the Middle School Board Room

Audit Committee
Oct. 11, 2022 at 5 p.m.

Buildings & Grounds Committee
Oct. 6, 2022 at 5 p.m., in the Middle School Board Room

Finance Committee
TBA

Menu Advisory Committee
Sept. 22, 2022 at 5 p.m. in the Middle School Board Room

Policy Committee
TBA

Transportation Committee
Sept. 28, 2022 at 5 p.m. in the Middle School Board Room

GOAL 1
The district will continue to promote an atmosphere valuing Minisink Valley’s diversity, which supports a learning environment respectful of all students, staff and community members and maximizes each student’s academic achievement and success.  The district has no tolerance to all acts of racism, discrimination, hateful actions and speech.

GOAL 2
The district will develop a fiscally responsible 2022-23 budget, to be approved by taxpayers, that is New York State Tap Cap Law compliant and supports a high quality and equitable education opportunity for all students.

GOAL 3
The district will continue to expand and improve upon internal and external stakeholder communication outreach efforts to maximize awareness and understanding of issues involved in district operations in addition to informing stakeholders about district news and information.

GOAL 4
The district will continue to maintain a safe and secure learning environment for all district staff, students and community members and will continue to make upgrades and improvements to all areas concerning security.