Meet the Board

craig dailey

Craig Dailey, President
Joined Board July 2016 (Term Ends 2023)

Occupation: Project Manager and Educational Facility Planner, King + King Architects LLP
Education: A.A.S. - Onondaga Community College (Architectural Technology), B.S. - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (Construction Management and Environmental Resource Engineering), M.S. - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (Construction Engineering), Graduate Certificate - San Diego State University (Educational Facility Planning).
Community Involvement: Modified School Start Time Committee – Volunteer (2015/16), Upwards Basketball - Assistant Coach & volunteer, Business Volunteer - School Districts for Project Based Learning and Career Development.

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Richard Pento, Vice President
Joined Board October 2007 (Term Ends 2024)

Occupation: Secondary Science Teacher, John C. Birdlebough High School
Education: B.S. - SUNY Oswego (Biology); M.S - SUNY Oswego (Biology); C.A.S. in Administration - Mass. College of Liberal Arts
Community Involvement: Liverpool Optimist Basketball Coach; Liverpool Youth Soccer Coach; Entergy Science Fair Mentor; Science Olympiad Judge

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Stacey Balduf
Joined Board May 2010 (Term Ends 2023)

Occupation: Stacey A. Balduf, Esq. Attorney for Children, Divorce and Family Law Attorney, Liverpool NY
Education: B.A. - Boston University School of Public Communications; J.D. - Syracuse University College of Law
Community Involvement: President, Liverpool Education Foundation, Former Board and Standing Committee Member of the Episcopal Diocese of CNY, member St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Liverpool, artist/student.

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Nicholas Blaney
Joined Board May 2018 (Term Ends 2025)

Occupation: Licensed Insurance Agent/Broker
Education: B.A. - University of Rochester (Business Marketing 2012-2016); Eastman School of Music (Voice/Opera Performance 2010-2012)
Community Involvement: Board of Directors, Liverpool Dollars for Scholars; Cantor/Vocalist, Diocese of Syracuse - including Sacred Heart Church (Cicero), Assumption Church (Syracuse), The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Syracuse); Currently serves on: District’s Equity & Diversity Committee, and Board’s Policy Committee; Previously served on: LCSD Long Range Facilities Planning Committee; LCSD Education 2020 Committee; LCSD Superintendent Search Committees.

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Hayley Downs

Hayley Downs
Joined Board July 2022 (Term Ends 2025)

Occupation: Administrative Intern, Syracuse City School District (Grant Middle School) 
Education: Certificate of Advanced Study, Syracuse University (Educational Leadership); Master of Science, Syracuse University (Social Studies Education 7-12); Bachelor of Science, Syracuse University (Inclusive Elementary Education)
Community Involvement: Coach for Girls on the Run (Upstate Council), Gamma Phi Beta Chapter Advisor (Syracuse University) 

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Kimberly Martin

Kimberly Martin
Joined Board July 2022 (Term Ends 2025)

Occupation: Director of School-Based Mental Health Services, Liberty Resources
Community Involvement: 

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Joseph Morawski
Joined Board July 2018 (Term Ends 2024)

Education: SUNY Stony Brook, B. A. History, 1994; Syracuse University College of Law, J. D., 2002
Occupation:  Managing partner at the law firm of Melvin & Melvin PLLC. The focus of my practice is family law and child advocacy as an attorney for child.  
Community Involvement:  Founding member and current treasurer of the Liverpool Foundation for Education; My Wife, Alaina, a teacher in the Fulton School District,  and I are Liverpool Alumni, Class of 1990; Finance Committee, Christ the King Church in Bayberry.

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Katherine Roberts
Joined Board May 2019 (Term Ends 2024)

Occupation: Academic Scheduling Specialist, Registrar's Office, Le Moyne College
Education: Currently completing Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Le Moyne College), anticipated to complete May 2024
Community Involvement: Vice President of the Liverpool Foundation for Education, Central Quadrant PTO member, Employee Forum Co-Chair at Le Moyne College, Women's Leadership Forum Co-Chair at Le Moyne College, Creator of Le Moyne Cans Hunger (12 weeks of Giving), Certified in Mental Health First Aid. Serves on the Board of Education's Policy Committee, previously served on LCSD Audit Committee, LCSD Education 2020 committee, and LCSD Advisory Council. My husband, Rick, is a proud alumni of the class of 2000.

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James Root
Joined Board July 2011 (Term Ends 2023)

Occupation: Elementary Teacher (Retired), Elmcrest Elementary School
Education: B.S. - Le Moyne College (Sociology); M.S - Syracuse University (Elementary Education)
Community Involvement: Volunteer & Board of Directors Camp Good Days & Special Times; Elmcrest PTO Volunteer; President of Parish Council at St. John's Church

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Nneamaka Nwaezeapu

Nneamaka Nwaezeapu
Student Board Liaison

Education: Liverpool High School Senior
Community and School Involvement: Student Leader for the Student Coalition on Race and Equity (SCORE) in Syracuse, Member of the Liverpool High School National Honor Society and French Honor Society, Cantor at Pope John XXIIII Parish, Secretary for the Liverpool High School UNICEF Unite Club, Volunteer at Vineyard Church’s Food Pantry, and High Red Belt holder in Karate

Aidan Lloyd

Aidan Lloyd
Student Board Liaison

Education: Liverpool High School Senior
Community and School Involvement: Drum major of the Liverpool Marching Band, Secretary of both Tri-M Music Honor Society and Key Club, National Honor Society, Jazz Ensemble and SAPA.