PROCLAMATION from Peter J. Tesei, First Selectman
WHEREAS, Board of Education members spend countless volunteer hours on behalf of the children of Greenwich Public Schools; and
WHEREAS, Time, effort, and care have been spent in attending Board meetings to review, discuss and/or act on Board agenda items; and acting as liaisons to Town Boards and Commissions; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Barbara O'Neill has been a Board Member since 201 1, and has served as Board Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary, and on numerous committees including Policy Governance, RTM Education, Parks and Recreation, and Strategic Plan, and was a dedicated teacher in the District and recipient of the Distinguished Teachers Award; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Jennifer Dayton has been a Board Member since 2011, and has served as a Vice Chair, and on numerous committees including Chair of Negotiations, Budget, Board of Estimate and Taxation; PTA Council, Connecticut Association of Boards of Education, Cooperative Education Services; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Gaetane Francis has been a Board Member since 2015, and has served as Board Vice Chair, and on numerous committees including Chair of Policy Governance, Strategic Plan and School Start Time, and the Greenwich Alliance and Curriculum Council; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Lauren Rabin has been a Board Member since 2015, and has served as the Chair of the Budget Committee, and also on numerous committees including Negotiations, Music Instructional Space Auditorium Building, GHS Student Government, and Food Service. She will continue her service to the Town as a member of the Board of Selectmen.
in the Town of Greenwich, and encourage ail our citizens to join me in recognizing the Board of Education Members' years of dedication and service to our community,