WSESD Members


Liz Adams* – Putney

term expires 2023

Anne Beekman, Vice-Chair – Putney

term expires 2024

Lana Dever – Brattleboro

term expires 2025


Luetjen Green* – Dummerston

term expires 2023

Tim Maciel Clerk* – Brattleboro

term expires 2024

Robin Morgan – Brattleboro

term expires 2023**

Shaun Murphy – Guilford

term expires 2025

Emily Murphy Kaur – Brattleboro

term expires 2023

Deborah Stanford – Dummerston

term expires 2025

Kelly Young, Chair * – Guilford

term expires 2024

Ben Berg  – Student Representative

term expires 2023

Kaiya Colby  – Student Representative

term expires 2023

* WSESU Board Representatives **Eligible to run for the remaining year of a 3-year term

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WSESD Personnel CommitteeMission: Manage and review personnel matters, review and approve 1% requests, participate in Supervisory Union negotiations and other personnel matters as required.

  • Liz Adams / Anne Beekman* / Shaun Murphy / Kelly Young / Kerry Amidon (representing Vernon)

WSESD Policy / Amendment Committee – Mission: Draft Policy and Article Amendment Changes and Additions – to recommend and review establishment and adoption of equitable policies for all WSESD schools consistent with education law and educational best practices.

  • Liz Adams / Tim Maciel / Deborah Stanford * / David Schoales (community representative) / Jaime Contois (community representative)

WSESD Finance Committee Mission: The Finance Committee will review and recommend warrants, the capital plan, and the annual budget as determined by the Full Board.

  • Anne Beekman / Michelle Luetjen Green / Shaun Murphy*

WSESD Social Justice Committee (note: previously the Board’s Diversity and Equity Committee) – Mission: Foster learning environments in which all members of the school community are safe, feel valued and are appreciated, as well as promote policies and procedures that value equity and diversity in our schools.

  • Liz Adams / Anne Beekman / Shaun Murphy

WSESD Programmatic and Performance Equity Committee – Mission: Monitor school equity and performance, and work with district staff to develop recommendations to increase equity and performance throughout the district.

  • Liz Adams / Tim Maciel / Emily Murphy Kaur* / Kelly Young

WSESD Communications Council – Mission: Increase public engagement with the board’s work through effective communications

  • Michelle Luetjen Green* / Tim Maciel / Ruby McAdoo (community representative)

WSESD Climate Crisis Task Force – Mission: To assist the Board in developing practices, promoting curriculum, and determining purchases that will lessen our environmental and climate change impact.

  • Tim Maciel / Paul Smith (Curriculum Coordinator) / Django Grace (Student Representative) / Howard Burrows (Community Representative) / Kurt Daims (Community Representative) / Marilyn Chiarello (Community Representative)

WSESU Voting MembersMission: Represent the WSESD on the WSESU Board

  • Liz Adams / Michelle Luetjen Green / Tim Maciel / Kelly Young

Committee Chair = *


Board Representatives on School Leadership Councils

Academy School – Emily Murphy Kaur

Green Street School –

Oak Grove School – Tim Maciel

Dummerston School – Michelle Luetjen Green

Guilford Central School – Shaun Murphy

Putney Central School – Liz Adams

Brattleboro Area Middle School –

Brattleboro Union High School – Kelly Young

Windham Regional Career Center – Anne Beekman

Early Education Services –