Welcome From the Jamestown Board of Education

  • The Jamestown Board of Education consists of seven school board members, each elected to serve, without compensation, for three-year terms. Elections are conducted annually in May. Following the annual election, the Board elects a president and vice-president to serve one-year terms.

    Jamestown 2023-24 Board of Education

    Paul Abbott - President
    Joseph Pawelski - Vice President
    Joseph M. Calimeri
    Frank Galeazzo
    Nina Karbacka
    John Panebianco
    Christine Schnars

    Student Board of Education Representatives 2023-24: 

    Abrielle Monaghan and Karlee Rock

    Duties of the Board

    Operating within the legal parameters of the state and federal constitutions, statutes, courts, and administrative agencies, the Board is charged with the responsibility of providing the finest educational program possible for the students in the district. School Board members make all final decisions regarding school district priorities, policies, personnel, textbooks, expenditures, and growth management. Members adopt a budget, which is necessary to maintain and operate the schools, levy taxes to support the budget, and submit bond issues to the citizens of the district to finance construction projects.

    Contact the Board

    All JPS Board of Education members may be reached through Jamestown Public Schools District Clerk, Rhonda Frank at 716-483-4420 or email BOE@jpsny.org

    To send a message via U.S. mail, write to:
    Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education
    197 Martin Road
    Jamestown, NY 14701