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Greene Central School District Board of Education
Our board of education is composed of seven members who are elected by residents of the school district to serve three year terms. Together, they are the leadership team that defines the vision, goals and policy for the Greene School District.
 
According to the New York State School Boards Association, a member of a board of education in New York State takes on one of the most important responsibilities that can be assigned to any citizen: helping to plan the education of the community’s youth. The board oversees the education of students and is responsible for school district operations, but does not directly run the district’s day-to-day operations. Greene’s board members are charged with representing the entire community, advocating for public education, and serving as the stewards of the district’s resources.
 
The board of education holds meetings open to the public on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the board of education conference room located at the South Canal Street campus. Meeting agendas, minutes, and related documents are available to the public on this website.
Our Members
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photo of Brian Milk Brian Milk - BOE President

Brian Milk was first elected to the Board of Education in 2015. Brian graduated from Oxford Academy and Central Schools in 1997. Brian works for the Chenango County Highway Department and has worked there since August of 1997. He is a heavy equipment operator, and also drives a plow truck in the winter. Brian is currently on the Employee Committee, Buildings and Grounds Committee, and Transportation Committee. He lives in the Town of Greene with his family. He has 2 daughters in the eighth grade, and a son in the fifth grade. Brian is a member of the JRC Board, and is the currently the Youth Football Director for the Greene Touchdown Club.

 
Photo of Scott Youngs Scott Youngs - BOE Vice President

Scott Youngs was first elected to the Board of Education in 2015. Scott graduated from the Greene Central School District in 1994 and Coastal Carolina University in 1999. He works for EHOB, which a wound care company focused on pressure injury prevention, care and treatment that is located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Scott is currently on the following Board of Education committees: Building& Grounds, Curriculum/Technology, Policy and Tenure. The Youngs family lives in the Town of Greene and has three kids in the district. He has a stepdaughter in the high school, a son in the intermediate school and a daughter in the primary school. Scott has been active in youth sports and enjoys coaching baseball and basketball. He is currently also a member of the Greene Lions Club. Scott would like to thank everyone for their continued support!

 
Photo of Seth Barrows Seth Barrows

Seth Barrows is starting his first year on the Board of Education. Seth graduated from Greene Central School District in 1992 and holds degrees from Clarkson University and the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Seth has worked locally for over 17 years at Empire Natural Gas Corporation, a company that provides natural gas and electricity supplies to nonresidential customers in upstate New York. Seth lives with his family in the Town of Greene and has children attending the district.

 
Photo of Tammie McCauley Tammie McCauley

Tammie McCauley was first elected to the Board of Education in 2013. She currently is on the following committees: Building and Grounds, Legislative, Recruitment and Tenure, and Sabbatical and is also the Representative to the Chenango County School Boards Association.

 She is grateful to the teachers and staff of GCS for the education all 5 of her kids received. Her 4 sons have graduated from  college and are working in different fields of engineering across the country.  Her youngest daughter is finishing her final semester at Houghton College.  

Tammie has an Associates degree in Occupational Therapy and prior to raising a family, she  worked in rehab settings as a COTA. After moving the family to Greene in 1993 she  volunteered for many years with  GCS Band Boosters, Footlights, Swim Boosters, and a community based outreach to teens, called Wildlife. Tammie resides with her husband in the village of Greene. 

 
Nicholas Drew image Nicholas Drew

In 1993 I graduated from Chenango Forks High School and Broome Tioga BOCES. Greene has been my home for 24 years. My wife and I have two children, who are students in the Intermediate and High School buildings. I have been a municipal highway employee for 20 years, most recently holding the position of Highway Superintendent for the Town of Greene. I want to represent your voice on the school board because I believe in our school district and want to help create positive changes for our community, students and faculty.

 
Jason Burghardt image Jason Burghardt

Jason Burghardt was first elected to the School Board in 2017. He graduated from Whitney Point Central School in 1992, the University at Albany in 1996, and has been a resident of Greene since 2011. He currently has one daughter enrolled in the district, attending the intermediate school. Jason has a professional background in financing, accounting, and marketing and has spent several years as a substitute teacher for Greene Central School District. He has coached Greene JRC youth softball, and has assisted coaching youth basketball at the Norwich YMCA, for the past two seasons. He is very excited to serve the Greene community, and thanks everyone for their continued support.

 
Douglas Markham image Douglas Markham

I’m a graduate of Holland Patent Central School District and Herkimer Community College. I moved to Greene 9 years ago, but all 3 of my childrent; Ryan graduated in 2016, Dustin (class of 2020) and Sarah (class of 2023) have enjoyed attending Greene Central School since Pre-K. I am proud to serve the Greene community as a volunteer for JRC and youth athletics, as well as serving as your School Board Member. I am always pleased to hear from the G.C.S. community and staff members. I will strive to represent our community to the best of my abilities.

 
40 South Canal Street | Greene, New York 13778 | Phone 607.656.4161 | Fax 607.656.9362
40 South Canal Street    |    Greene, New York 13778    |    Phone 607.656.4161    |    Fax 607.656.9362
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