Taconic Hills Board of Education

The Taconic Hills Board of Education meets regularly on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM in the Board Room.

THCSD Board Members are:

A representative of our community
A steward of the district's resources
A leader of the District
An advocate for public education and an education public

THCSD implemented BoardDocs effective January 1, 2024. Within BoardDocs, you can find the following:

  • Meeting minutes, agendas, attachments, and videos

  • Archived meeting materials

  • THCSD Policies

Click here for a guide to using BoardDocs

2024-2025 School Board Election Information

Below is the packet of information to contend for a Board of Education Seat. This year we have two (2) five-year terms commencing on July 1, 2024 and expiring on June 30, 2029 to succeed Board Member, Joseph Costa, and Board Member, Alicia O’Rourke, whose term will expire on June 30, 2024.

Click here to access the 2024-2025 Board Member Application Packet

Packets are due to the office of the District clerk no later than Monday, April 22, 2024 at 4PM

For more information, please visit our School Board Election Information page.

2023-2024 Meeting Schedule

July 5, 2023

August 9, 2023

August 30, 2023

September 5, 2023 *

September 20, 2023

October 10, 2023 *

October 18, 2023

October 24, 2023 *

November 15, 2023 Public Hearing on Tax Exemptions

November 15, 2023

November 29, 2023 *

December 13, 2023

January 17, 2024

February 14, 2024

March 13, 2024

April 23, 2024

May 22, 2024

June 12, 2024

*indicates a special meeting

Please Note:

  • All regular meetings begin at 6:30PM

  • Special Meetings may be added as necessary

  • Meeting dates are subject to change

Board of Education Goals

  •   In order to cultivate an engaged and active school board, we will strive to broaden and strengthen our visibility and involvement through participation in school, and community events, professional development, and commitment of the time and energy necessary to be informed and effective leaders.

  • Promote and support stimulating student-centered learning that ensures that our students possess the academic and social skills necessary for the 21st century.

  • Provide high quality professional development, support a culture of teacher leadership and collaboration while increasing measurable outcomes.

  • Encourage involvement of all stakeholders to fully participate in the process of schooling by soliciting and giving attention to concerns and opinions of groups and individuals. Promote parental engagement.

  • Maintain responsible fiscal practices that balance the educational needs of students with the interest of taxpayers.

Board of Education Members

Bonnie Torchia, President

Contact: torchiab@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2026

Joseph Costa

Contact: costaj@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2024

Molly Delaney

Contact: delaneym@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2027

Kevin Maisenbacher, Vice President

Contact: maisenbacherk@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2027

Heidi Beneke-Main

Contact: mainh@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2025

Richard Viebrock

Contact: viebrockr@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2028

Alicia O'Rourke

Contact: orourkea@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2024

Margaret Hallisey

Contact: halliseym@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2026

Ronald Morales

Contact: moralesr@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2028

Please contact Alexsis Miller, District Clerk, at 518-325-2891 with any questions regarding the Board of Education