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Board of Education Member Biographies and Contact Information

Our seven member Board of Education is an elected body comprised of residents of Jackson Township. As board members, they establish policies and administrative procedures for the Jackson School District's daily operations.

Board members fulfill three-year terms and serve the residents and children of Jackson Township without pay. These board members make important decisions that affect the educational offerings to our children, and welcome and encourage the public to take an active role in the educational process.


 email.gifSharon E. Dey, President

Mrs. Dey is serving her ninth year on the board. An active member of the district’s Special Education Advisory Council, she is committed to being an advocate for all children, as well as for working families and taxpayers.

 

She is interested in increasing the transparency of the board’s and in involving the community in the board’s efforts to improve education through sound fiscal and educational decisions.


email.gifBarbara Fiero, Vice President

After demonstrating years of leadership in parent groups and district committees, Mrs. Fiero is serving her 11th year on the board.

 

A strong advocate for the use of relevant educational technology, she believes the board must have a clear vision for how to prepare students for the future – without losing sight of the realities that confront the taxpayers of Jackson.

 


 email.gifJohn Burnetsky

Mr. Burnetsky began his first term as a board member in January 2016.

 

An updated bio on this new board member will be provided soon.

 


 email.gifThomas Colucci

Mr. Colucci is serving his third year on the board. He has been a Jackson resident for 15 years and he and his wife have two children. He enjoys career days and meeting with students to share his experience as a pilot, aviation educator and flight and simulator instructor.

 

He believes as a member of the Board of Education that each and every tax dollar must be spent with maximum results.


email.gifVicki Grasso

Ms. Grasso began her first term as a board member in January 2016. She has been a Jackson resident for six years, is the parent of three school-aged children. She is committed to keeping the kids first and making all decisions with the best interest of the students in mind. She is also a strong supporter of the visual arts and intends to ensure that the arts sustain themselves and remain a valuable component of education in the Jackson schools.

 

She believes the community and the board must work together to successfully prepare our students for the future and strives to facilitate a positive relationship between the board and the taxpayers so that our potential as a school district is maximized.

 


email.gifMichael Hanlon

Mr. Hanlon is serving his 14th year on the Board of Education. Mr. Hanlon's three top priorities at this time are: to insure in these difficult times that the needs of our children – who have no voice in the process but are most impacted by it – are kept in the forefront of all budget decisions; to fight to keep the arts (both visual and performing) as part of our curriculum; and to monitor the progress of the new anti-bullying legislation to insure that all our students are educated in a safe environment.


email.gifScott Sargent

Mr. Sargent began his term on the board in January 2016. He served on the board for three years previously.

An updated bio on this new board member will be provided soon.