Two new community members, Ron Fisher and Byron Perez, were appointed to the Riverhead Board of Education at Tuesday night’s meeting.
The appointments were made possible following the June resignations of Ann Cotten-DeGrasse and Amelia Lantz.
Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association (FRNCA) president Ron Fisher resigned from his position Monday night and announced he’ll be appointed to a vacancy on the Riverhead Board of Education.
Former Riverhead Board of Education member Amelia Lantz has publicly backed Ann Cotten-DeGrasse’s claims that the board has violated New York State Education Department law. They both resigned from the board June 20.
The Riverhead Board of Education honored 12 retiring employees at Tuesday’s meeting.
Riverhead school board president Susan Koukounas, speaking for the first time following the abrupt resignation of two fellow board members, denied claims of procedural violations following Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting. READ
Riverhead Board of Education vice president Amelia Lantz has decided to resign after serving serving for seven years, according to Tuesday’s updated school board agenda.