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
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
Doug Silver - Ridgefield Education Foundation Liaison
Margaret Stamatis - Prevention Council Representative
Michael Taylor - PTA Council Liaison
Frances Walton - Legislative Representative