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December 14, 2017

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Board of Education Members

The Board of Education members are pictured above. In front, from left to right, are Kimberly Sacco, Roberta Herron (President), Shawn Mitchell (Vice President), and Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli. In the back, from left to right, are Neil Widrick, Eric Bacon, and Joseph Simon. (Karen Fruscello was not available for this picture.)

Our Vision

"West Genesee continues to focus on improving, every day, the educational opportunities and academic performance of each student."   

Our Mission

"The mission of the West Genesee Central School District,  in partnership with the community,  is to ensure that each student attains the  knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary,  not only for lifelong learning,  but also for becoming a cooperative,  self-directed, productive, caring citizen."

Regular Meetings

Board of Education Meetings are generally held the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the West Genesee High School. To access Meeting Attendance guidelines, click here.

Executive Session

The Board meets in Executive session to discuss personnel matters, labor negotiations, and other matters that are confidential as defined by the Open Meeting Law of the State of New York. Executive Sessions can only be held by resolution at a regularly scheduled and advertised open meeting. All executive sessions are closed to the public and no official action may be taken unless permitted by law.

Responsibilities of the Board

The West Genesee Board of Education is the elected policy-making body of the school district. At West Genesee, the Board consists of nine members who serve without pay. The term of office is for three years, (July 1 - June 30), with three positions elected at the annual election each year. 

The Board of Education is responsible for establishing the quality of education in the district. It serves as liaison between the schools and the community.

The Board of Education:

  • defines the philosophy of the district
  • establishes the policies for the operation of the district
  • recruits and hires the superintendent
  • sets goals and objectives to achieve educational progress
  • evaluates the effectiveness of district programs and services
  • adopts and monitors a budget consistent with educational needs and community resources
  • communicates the needs and progress of the district to the community, educational governing boards and legislators
  • acts on recommendations set forth by the superintendent regarding financial, personnel/operational and curriculum items







More information heading
Our Members

Roberta M. Herron            President                          Term expires June 30, 2019

Shawn J. Mitchell                   Vice President                            Term expires June 30, 2020

Eric A. Bacon                         Term expires June 30, 2019

Karen M. Fruscello                      Term expires June 30, 2019

Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli                      Term expires June 30, 2018

Kimberly A. Sacco                   Term expires June 30, 2018

Joseph F. Simon                      Term expires June 30, 2018 

Neil B. Widrick                        Term expires June 30, 2020 

Meetings - 2017-2018

Wednesday, July 5 Wednesday, August 2 Wednesday, August 23 Wednesday, September 6 Wednesday, September 20 Wednesday, October 4 Wednesday, October 18 Wednesday, November 1 Wednesday, November 15 Wednesday, December 6 Wednesday, December 20 Wednesday, January 3 Wednesday, January 17 Wednesday, February 7 Wednesday, March 7 Wednesday, March 21 Wednesday, April 4 Wednesday, April 18 Wednesday, May 2 Wednesday, May 16 Wednesday, June 6 Wednesday, June 20 (HS LGI Room)

What does a School Board Member Do? (PDF)


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