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

Our Board of Education

The Ridgefield Public Schools Board of Education is proud of its educational program and the high standards set for our students, faculty, and support staff and is committed to improving communication between the school system and the residents of Ridgefield. We welcome your suggestions for information you would like to see on our website and encourage your involvement in our schools. Working together, we can ensure the successful future of our schools.

To contact our members, you are welcome to e-mail the full board. All e-mails sent to the Board of Education or individual members are discoverable and not private.

Ridgefield Public Schools operates within our adopted acceptable use policy, responsible use, digital citizenship, and ethical standards. As such all e-mails to the Board of Education need to have an author. Un-authored e-mails do not get forwarded to the Board of Education.

Meet our Board

Frances Walton
Board of Education Chair
Term Expires: 2019

James Keidel
Vice Chair
Term Expires: 2019

Michael Taylor
Board of Education Secretary
Term Expires: 2017

Dr. Stephanie Bell
Term Expires: 2017

David Cordisco
Term Expires: 2017

Sharon D'Orso
Term Expires: 2017

Tracey O'Connor
Term Expires: 2019

Doug Silver
Term Expires: 2017

Margaret Stamatis
Term Expires: 2017

BOE Committees and Representatives


Budget and Finance Committee

Michael Taylor
Chair

David Cordisco

Margaret Stamatis

Policy Committee

Sharon D'Orso
Chair

Dr. Stephanie Bell

Tracey O'Connor

Doug Silver

Strategic Coherence Planning

James Keidel
Chair

David Cordisco

Doug Silver

Margaret Stamatis

Negotiation Committee

Michael Taylor
Chair

David Cordisco

Tracey O'Connor

Representatives

Dr. Stephanie Bell
Project Resilience Representative

David Cordisco
Legislative Representative

David Cordisco

Sharon D'Orso
CABE Liaison

James Keidel
RHS Athletic Advisory Council and Parks & Rec Liaison

Tracey O'Connor
Cooperative Educational Services (CES) Liaison / Wellness Committee Representative

Tracey O'Connor

Doug Silver
Ridgefield Education Foundation Liaison

Margaret Stamatis
Prevention Council Representative

Michael Taylor
PTA Council Liaison

Frances Walton
Legislative Representative