Ridgefield Public Schools
Our shared purpose is to provide highly engaging, relevant and personalized learning
for ALL members of the community

Our Administration & Staff

Our district administration and staff work tirelessly to ensure our students, faculty, and staff have the resources they need to succeed at each of our schools. We welcome your questions and comments; please feel free to contact any member of our administrative team. We look forward to speaking with you!

Superintendent’s Office

Dr. Karen Baldwin
Superintendent
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1200
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Cheryl Cook
Superintendent's Secretary
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1200
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Business Services

Paul Hendrickson
Business Manager
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1120
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Patricia Flynn
Accounts Payable
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1112
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Nancy Gherna
Administrative Assistant, Facilities and Business Operations
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1120
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Pam Knipe
Purchasing
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1111
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Phyllis Messina
Payroll
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1113
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Amy Trimble-Burton
Employee Benefits
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1114
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Curriculum Instruction

Kimberly Beck
Asst. Superintendent
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1202
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Alison Villanueva
K-12 Humanities Supervisor
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1204
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Christine Melagrano
Secretary
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1202
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ESL

Christine Argueta
ELP Program Director
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 7773
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Facilities

Joseph Morits
Director of Facilities
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1120
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Nancy Gherna
Administrative Assistant, Facilities and Business Operations
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1120
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Brett Medders
Facilities Foreman
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1122
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Food Services

Olivier Crosby
Director of Dining Services, Chartwell's School Dining Service
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1127
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Personnel

Karen Dewing
Director of Personnel
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1207
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Cynthia Bilotta
Secretary
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1206
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Patricia Roche
Secretary
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1207
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Registration

Debby Smyth
Registrar
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1106
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Special Education

Dr. Kim Hapken
Assistant Superintendent of Special Services
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1131
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Ann Marie Cordisco
Assistant Director of Special Services
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1132
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Dr. Tammy Hartman
Coordinator of Psychological Services
P: (203) 894.5725
Ext: 6112
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Joe Kowalczyk
Transition Coordinator
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1131
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Kathy Carnazza
Administrative Secretary
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1131
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Patty McCarthy
Administrative Secretary
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1132
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Technology

Dr. Robert Miller
Director of Technology and Operations Development
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1100
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Terry Ali
Data Coordinator
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1103
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Diana MacDonald
Data Specialist
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1104
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Brittany Perrone
Administrative Assistant
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1100
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Transportation

Rick Lupinacci
Transportation Manager
P: (203) 894.5550
Ext: 1126
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Cheryl Krauchick
First Student Transportation
P: (203) 431.2924