Our Board

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Front Row: (l-r) George Downing, Edward Murdough, Christine Parshall;
Back Row: (l-r) Kris Roberts, Susan Hay, Julia Atkins, Dawn Mutuski, Jim Carley, Peter Starkey

Keene Board of Education Goals: Adopted 2015-2016

1. The Keene Board of Education will develop a comprehensive “State of the District” report by June 2016.

2. The Keene Board of Education  will be fully transparent with the stakeholders of the education community, town of Keene and the sending schools by holding ourselves accountable, regular and accurate reporting, increased communication and visibility in our schools and community.

3. The Keene Board of Education  will continue with ongoing efforts in regard to the Strategic Plan, elementary restructuring, best practices, technology, professional development and facilities.

Adopted by the Keene School Board August 2015

Non-School Board Positions

District Attorney  John H. Wrigley
District Treasurer  Daniel Antosiewicz
District Clerk Beth Zinn
District Moderator Joseph Hoppock

 

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.

Peter Starkey,, Chair

Julia Atkins

Susan Hay

Christine Parshall

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

George Downing

Susan Hay

Christine Parshall

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

Edward Murdough

Dawn Mutuski

Christine Parshall

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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.

 

Susan Hay Keene High School
George Downing Cheshire Career Center
Kris Roberts Wheelock Elementary School
James Carley Jonathan Daniels Elementary School
Peter Starkey Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
Dawn Mutuski John H. Fuller Elementary School
Julia Atkins Symonds Elementary School
Christine Parshall Keene Middle School

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Directory of the Keene Board of Education

George Downing 
 Keene Board Chair
 24 Hamden Drive
 Keene, NH
 (603) 357-3999
 gdowning@sau29.org
 Term Expired: 2018

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

Edward Murdough
 Keene Board Member
 23 Acrebrook Road
 Keene, NH
 (603) 352-8836
 emurdough@sau29.org
 Term Expires: 2020

Christine Parshall 
 Keene Board Secretary
 28 Old Walpole Road
 Keene, NH
 (603) 355-2437
 cparshall@sau29.org
 Term Expires: 2018

James Carley 
 Keene Board Member
 14 Morgan Lane
 Keene, NH
 (603) 313-4065
 jcarley@sau29.org
 Term Expires: 2020

Susan Hay
 Keene Board Member
 65 Langley Road
 Keene, NH
 (603) 357-0046
 shay@sau29.org
 Term Expires: 2018

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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