“During this time of year, there tends to be an increased amount of negative communications due to school budget discussions and details associated with those efforts. In this next term, I would like to see continued improvement with community engagement and district communications to support the long-term objective planning.”
Email Lohr McKinstry:email@example.comTRACEY CROSS-BAKER Town: Ticonderoga. Age: 44. Education: Ticonderoga High School graduate; bachelor's degree in government and sociology, St. Lawrence University; master's in higher education and student affairs administration, University of Vermont; advanced studies certificate, school counseling, SUNY Plattsburgh. Occupation: Director, Center for Career Development, SUNY Plattsburgh. Civic organizations: Chair, Distinguished Young Woman of Ticonderoga Scholarship Program; member and past president, Ticonderoga Parent-Teacher Organization; St. Mary's Folk Group; National Association of Colleges and Employers; College Student Personnel Association of New York state; Ticonderoga Elementary School Playground Committee. Family: Husband, Stuart; children: Douglas, grade 7, and Chloe, grade 3. R. WILLIAM GRINNELL Town: Ticonderoga. Age: 66. Education: SUNY Canton, two years. Occupation: Building contractor, retired. Previous School Board experience: Ticonderoga School Board, 15 years, 1984-96 and 2010-2013. Civic organizations: Ticonderoga Elks, Ticonderoga Masons, Ticonderoga Little League. Military service: U.S. Army National Guard. Family: Wife, Laurie; three grown children and one son, Lucas, in school. ROBERT PALANDRANI JR. Town: Ticonderoga. Age: 47. Education: Queensbury High School. Occupation: Marina owner. Civic organizations: Knights of Columbus. Previous School Board experience: Ticonderoga School Board since 2004. Family: Wife, Pamela; four children: two adults, one in High School headed to college and one in Middle School. MARK RUSSELL Town: Ticonderoga. Age: 52. Education: College of St. Joseph, bachelor's degree; North Country Community College, associate's degree. Occupation: Northeast region manager, Customer Technical Service, International Paper. Civic organizations: Ticonderoga Country Club Board of Directors; Youth sports volunteer, coach and umpire; Knights of Columbus. Previous School Board experience: Ticonderoga School Board since 2004. Family: Five children: three grown, graduates of Ticonderoga High School, and two in High School.