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Board of Education

Board of Education
The Oswego City School District Board of Education for the 2022-23 School Year consists of President - Dr. Lisa Glidden (June 30, 2023), Vice-President - Mr. Tom Ciappa (June 30, 2024), Mr. David Crisafulli (June 30, 2025), Mrs. Pamela Dowd (June 30, 2023), Dr. James MacKenzie (June 30, 2023), Mr. Sean Ohnmacht (June 30, 2024) and Dr. Heidi Sweeney (June 30, 2022) and Student Representative Maura Dempsey (1 year term - July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023)

The Oswego City School District Board of Education Members for the 2023-2024 School Year are (back row from left to right) Mr. David Crisafulli (July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2025), Dr. Jim MacKenzie, President (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2025), Mr. Sean Ohnmacht (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2024), Mr. Sean Callen (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2026), (front row from left to right) Mrs. Julie Chetney (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2026), Mr. Tom Ciappa, Vice President (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2024) and Ms. Kristin Norfleet (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2026). Board of Education members are elected for a three-year term.

For up to date Board of Education agendas and meeting minutes, please visit the district Board Doc's site. 
Board of Education meetings are being broadcast live on the WBUC Youtube channel at their scheduled times.

The Oswego High School Television Production Club, WBUC, archives Board of Education Meetings on Youtube.

WBUC Board of Education Meeting Archive



If you would like any other information regarding meeting dates, agendas, minutes or policies please visit BoardDocs or contact the Superintendent's Office by emailing Diane Schrader at

Board Candidate Information

The Oswego City School District Board of Education Members are elected by the public at the Annual Meeting and General Election on the third Tuesday in May each year.  Incumbents whose term of office expire must run for re-election if they wish to continue service on the Board of Education.

Anyone wishing to obtain a petition to become a candidate may obtain a petition from the District Clerk, Diane Schrader, at the District Office, 1 Buccaneer Blvd - Education Center (located in Leighton Elementary School), Oswego, New York or by emailing Diane Schrader at  Petitions will be available on March 1, 2024.  Petitions must be filed with the District Clerk of the Board of Education by 5:00 p.m. on May 3, 2024.  Petitions must have at least 100 signatures.

*The Oswego City School District Budget Vote and Board Member election will be held on May 21, 2024.

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Please note that some pages contain links to third-party sites. Oswego City School District is not responsible for the content, facts, opinions or accessibility of third-party sites. To file a Section 504/ADA complaint with the district please contact the district
504 Coordinator, any complaint may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005, telephone (646) 428-3800 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (TTY).