Taconic Hills Board of Education

The Taconic Hills Board of Education meets regularly on the third Wednesday of each month.

The board also generally holds a special meeting or workshop on either the first or second Wednesday of each month. Exceptions are made to avoid conflicts with holidays or recess periods. Meetings are held in the Board Room at 6:30 p.m.

Board members are:
representative of the entire community
steward of the district’s resources
leader of the district
An advocate for public education and an educated public

2022-2023 Board Meeting Schedule

*indicates meeting is on a day other than Wednesday

Note: All regular meetings begin at 6:30PM. Workshops begin at 5:30PM unless otherwise noted on the agenda. Additional dates will be added once the Budget Calendar is adopted. Special meetings may be added as necessary.  Meeting dates are subject to change. Posted agenda will be replaced with the official board of education minutes following BOE approval at the next regularly scheduled board of education meeting. Should a board meeting be cancelled due to inclement weather, it will be held on the following Wednesday.

Audit Committee




September 14, 2022

September 14, 2022 Minutes


December 14, 2022

December 14, 2022 Agenda


March 15, 2023

May 24, 2023

Note: Posted agenda will be replaced with the official Audit Committee minutes following Audit Committee approval at the next scheduled Audit Committee meeting. Additional meetings may be added as necessary. Meeting dates are subject to change.

Budget Committee




December 12, 2022

February 7, 2023

April 5, 2023

Legislative Committee




September 21, 2022

September 21, 2022 Agenda

October 26, 2022

meeting cancelled

November 23, 2022

December 21, 2022

January 25, 2023

February 22, 2023

March 22, 2023

April 26, 2023

May 31, 2023

June 21, 2023

Policy Committee




September 20, 2022

meeting cancelled

October 13, 2022

meeting cancelled

November 10, 2022

meeting cancelled

December 8, 2022

meeting cancelled

January 12, 2023

February 9, 2023

March 9, 2023

April 6, 2023

May 11, 2023

June 1, 2023

Board of Education Workshops



July 13, 2022

BOE Goal Setting

September 28, 2022


November 2, 2022

Financial Condition

November 30, 2022

Technology Tools

January 4, 2023

Restorative Practices

February 1, 2023


March 1, 2023

Mental Health Needs

April 5, 2023


May 3, 2023

Code of Conduct

June 7, 2023


June 28, 2023

New Board Member


Board Members

Bonnie Torchia, President

Contact: torchiab@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2026

Kevin Maisenbacher, Vice President

Contact: maisenbacherk@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2027

Diane Burfeind

Contact: burfeindd@taconichills.k12ny.us

Term Expires: 2023

Terry Sullivan

Contact: sullivant@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2023

Ronald Morales

Contact: moralesr@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2023

Joseph Costa

Contact: costaj@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2024

Alicia O'Rourke

Contact: orourkea@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2024

Heidi Beneke-Main

Contact: mainh@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2025

Molly Delaney

Contact: delaneym@taconichills.k12.ny.us

Term Expires: 2027

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