Keene School Board

Keene School Board

Back Row: (l-r) Kris Roberts, Ed Murdough, Peter Starkey, Jim Carley, Dawn Mutuski
Front Row: (l-r) Susan Hay, Julia Atkins, George Downing, Inga Hansen

Keene Board of Education Goals: Adopted 2017-2018

1.  To support the high school in identifying and implementing innovative practices to deliver the best possible education to all students. 

2. The Keene School District will be  a full competency-based pre-k -12 ( and Community Education) system.  Competencies will include specific content understanding and 21st Century skills.  

3. By June 2018, the superintendent will present to the Board, a clearly articulated vision, for the delivery of student special education services throughout the district, as well as, specific goals, action steps, and a timeline for achieving that vision.

4. To provide fair negotiations that achieve realistic, equitable outcomes for the staff and community within the contract negotiation timeline.  

5. To maintain a successful board that acts in the best interest of the community.

6. The Keene Board of Education will support continuous, internal, relevant professional learning activities that support the district's goals and student success.  

7. To increase awareness of opportunities for community collaboration and to recognize ongoing efforts. 


Non-School Board Positions

District Attorney  John H. Wrigley
District Treasurer  Daniel Antosiewicz
District Clerk Beth Zinn
District Moderator Kathleen O'Donnell

 

School Board Committees & Committee Assignments

In addition to attending full board meetings, School Board members represent the board on committees. The five standing committees of the Keene Board of Education meet at least once a month.

For additional information regarding each committee, please visit our Board Committees web page.

Building Facilities Ancillary Services Committee

The committee develops and monitors, with administration, and the director of building, maintenance, and grounds of Keene, a comprehensive maintenance program. The committee is responsible for the oversight of all school buildings in the district.

Edward Murdough, Chair 

James Carley

Kris Roberts

Peter Starkey
Education Committee

The committee provides advice, guidance, and support to the District regarding the design, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. The committee's efforts are performed in concert with the District's mission and Strategic Plan.

PeterStarkey, Chair

Scott Ansevin-Allen

Julia Atkins

Inga
Hansen

Finance Committee

The committee systematically reviews the financial condition of the district, with administrations, and makes recommendations to the full board on matters of district finance.  

Dawn Mutuski, Chair

Julia Atkins

James Carley

Kris Roberts
Personnel Committee

The committee is responsible for presenting nominations of appointment for approval to the full board; and is responsible for facilitating the needs of the "employee" to the full board, as it relates to benefits policies, leaves of absence, and early retirements.

Kris Roberts, Chair

Scott Ansevin-Allen

James Carley

George Downing

Policy Review Committee

The committee examines the policies of the district and advises the full board of the status of, and/or any needed changes and improvements. It insures that Keene School District has all policies required by Federal or State law.

George Downing, Chair

Inga Hansen

Edward Murdough

Dawn Mutuski

3/28/16 CM

School Liaisons

School Board members are encouraged to become familiar with the entire Keene School District community. Additionally, in order to establish and maintain connections and communication with parents and staff, individual school board members are assigned certain schools where they can serve as a liaison.

 

Peter Starkey Keene High School
Scott Ansevin-Allen Cheshire Career Center
Kris Roberts Wheelock Elementary School
James Carley Jonathan Daniels Elementary School
Inga Hansen  Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
Edward Murdough John H. Fuller Elementary School
Dawn Mutuski Symonds Elementary School
Julia Atkins Keene Middle School

3/28/16 CM

Directory of the Keene Board of Education

 George Downing 
 Keene Board Chair
 24 Hamden Drive
 Keene, NH
 (603) 357-3999
 gdowning@sau29.org
 Term Expires: 2021

 Julia Atkins 
 Keene Board Vice Chair
 79 Ridgewood Avenue
 Keene, NH
 (919) 724-9628
 jatkins@sau29.org
 Term Expires: 2019

 Scott Ansevin-Allen
 Keene Board Member
 350 Court Street
 Keene, NH
 (603) 352-8836
 sansevinallen@sau29.org
 Term Expires: 2021

James Carley 
 Keene Board Member
19 Skyview Circle
 Keene, NH
 (603) 313-4065
 jcarley@sau29.org
 Term Expires: 2020

Inga A. Hansen
Keene Board Member
499 Court Street
 Keene, NH
 (603) 354-3291
 ihansen@sau29.org
 Term Expires: 2021


 Dawn Mutuski 
 Keene Board Member
 39 Sullivan Center Street
 Keene, NH
 (603) 357-2712
 dmutuski@sau29.org
 Term Expires: 2020

 Kris Roberts
 Keene Board Member
 58 Grove Street
 Keene, NH
 (603) 352-1105
 kroberts@sau29.org
 Term Expires: 2019

 Peter Starkey
 Keene Board Member
 88 Howard Street
 Keene, NH
 (603) 303-7242
 pstarkey@sau29.org
 Term Expires: 2019

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