Amy J. Thomas

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Amy J. Thomas

President

84 Knollwood Drive 
Rochester, NY 14618 

Email: Amy_Thomas@pittsford.monroe.edu 
585-662-7734 
Term Ends: 2019 

Mrs. Thomas has been a member of the Pittsford Central School District Board of Education since 2013. Thomas served as President in 2017-2018 and Vice President in 2016-2017.  Thomas has also served on the Monroe County School Boards Association (MCSBA) Legislative and Budget Committees; co-chair of the Information Exchange Committee; a member of the PCSD Negotiating Team; as the District’s 2013-2014 New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) voting delegate; as co-chair of the Calkins Road Middle School Pittsford Parent Teacher Student Association; and as a member of the CRMS principal search committee.

Currently, Thomas is a member of the Pittsford Town/Village/School District Leadership Team; a member of the MCSBA Board Presidents, Executive, and Steering Committees; and a member of the PCSD Advocacy Steering Committee. Thomas is also involved with the Golisano Children’s Hospital Gala, Ronald McDonald House Charities, URMC Toast to Your Health, the Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation; and Catherine’s Peace Team.

Thomas holds a B.S. in Education from SUNY Geneseo; is married and has four children who attend/ed Allen Creek Elementary School, Calkins Road Middle School and Sutherland High School.

 Kim McCluski

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Kim McCluski

Vice President

10 Grandhill Way
Pittsford, New York 14534

Email: Kim_Mccluski@pittsford.monroe.edu
585-748-6278
Term Ends: 2020

Mrs. McCluski has been a member of the Pittsford Central School District (PCSD) Board of Education since 1996. A 23-year veteran, McCluski has served as president (2000-2003, 2012-2014 and 2016-2017) and vice president (1997-2000, 2007-2008, 2014-2016 and 2017-2018). McCluski has also served as president of the Monroe County School Boards Association (MCSBA); president of the PCSD Parent Teacher Student Association; a member of the New York State Regents Advisory Committee; former chair of the PCSD Audit Oversight Committee; and a member of several PCSD Negotiating Teams.

Currently, Mrs. McCluski is a member of the Pittsford Town/Village/School District Leadership Team and the PCSD Advocacy Steering Committee; member of the MCSBA Executive Committee, Steering Committee and co-chair of the MCSBA Communications Outreach Committee; Board member and Executive Committee member of the Golisano Children’s Hospital. In addition she is involved in the Rainbow Classic, the Golisano Children's Hospital Gala and URMC Toast to Your Health. She is also a leadership coaching consultant.

Mrs. McCluski is the recipient of the 1996 PTSA Life Membership Award, 2010 Pittsford Rotary Edward Francis Community Service Award, 2016 Monroe County Legislature Willie W. Lightfoot Youth Advocate Award and 2017 SAANYS (School Administrator’s Association of New York State) State Friends of Education Award.

She holds a B.S. in Accounting from Ithaca College; is married and has had two sons graduate from Sutherland High School.

 Ted Aroesty

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Ted Aroesty

7 Leeward Lane
Rochester, NY 14618

Email: Ted_Aroesty@pittsford.monroe.edu
585-503-3203
Term Ends: 2020

Mr. Aroesty has been a member of the Pittsford Central School District Board of Education since 2014. Aroesty is executive director of the Brighton Fire District, co-owner of Jet-X Delivery Service and CFO of Holiday Outreach. He has been a 32-year volunteer for the Brighton Fire Department, serving as its chief from 2003 to 2005 and was a soccer coach for the Pittsford Mustangs from 2006 to 2012.

Currently, Aroesty chairs the Board’s Audit Oversight Committee. He also serves on the BOE’s Communications and Messaging sub-committee. He served for three years on the Monroe County School Boards' Information Exchange Committee and is serving his second year as a member of their Labor Relations Committee. 

Aroesty holds a B.S. in Business from Indiana University and is married with three daughters. Two daughters graduated from Sutherland High School in 2017 and one daughter is still attending.

 Valerie Baum

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Valerie Baum

3505 Elmwood Ave
Rochester, New York 14610

Email: Valerie_Baum@pittsford.monroe.edu
585-766-3802
Term Ends: 2021

Mrs. Baum has been a member of the Pittsford Central School District Board of Education since 2015. Baum has served on the PCSD District Planning Team; Online Learning Subcommittee; interview committees for the District’s assistant superintendent, director of special education and director of technology; Monroe County School Boards Association (MCSBA) Information Exchange and Steering Committees; and the PCSD Teacher Center Policy Board. She also served as Pittsford Parent Teacher Student Association co-president for two years, vice-president of its Education Council and MCSBA Legislative Committee Co-Chair. In addition, Baum was a member of the Instructional Leadership Council for three years, has served as the Calkins Road Middle School PTSA co-chair, and has participated in MCSBA Advocacy trips to Albany.

Currently, Baum is a member of the MCSBA Legislative Committee and serves as the Board Legislative Liaison, a member of the Board Audit Oversight Committee, and actively participates in fundraising events for various organizations.  She is a former volunteer for the Rochester City School District Adopt-A-Classroom Program and Literacy Volunteers of America.

Baum holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. She is married and has four children--three who have graduated from Sutherland High School and one who is still attending.

 Rene Sanchez-Kazacos

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Rene Sanchez-Kazacos

7 Tall Acres Dr.
Pittsford, NY 14534

Email: Rene_Kazacos@pittsford.monroe.edu
585-732-4382
Term Ends: 2021

Mrs. Sanchez-Kazacos was elected to the board in 2017 to finish a one-year term vacated by an elected member who moved out of Pittsford Central School District. She is currently completing her 19th year in public education, 18 of which have been spent in the Rush-Henrietta Central School District as a middle school social studies teacher.

Throughout her career as an educator, she has been a member of the New York Council for Social Studies and the Rochester Council for Social Studies. Her teaching experience also included the opportunity to participate in the Committee of 100 in Albany. She has served as a New York State United Teachers voting delegate, and has participated in negotiations for the Annual Professional Performance Review process. Currently, she is coaching a Pittsford Mustangs soccer team.

Sanchez-Kazacos received both her B.A. and M.A. in Education from SUNY Fredonia. She and her husband have two children who attend Thornell Road Elementary School.

 Irene Feldman Narotsky

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Irene Feldman Narotsky

4 Featherstone Court
Pittsford, New York 14534

Email: Irene_Narotsky@pittsford.monroe.edu
585-966-9203
Term Ends: 2021

Mrs. Narotsky has been a member of the Pittsford Central School District Board of Education since 2009. Narotsky is currently a Manager in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra organization after managing non-profits at the University of Rochester and Ithaca College and a 23-year career as a Kodak research engineer. She has served as a member of the Monroe County School Boards Association (MCSBA) Steering Committee, Co-Chair of MCSBA Information Exchange Committee; member of PCSD District Planning Team, PCSD Parent Advisory Team and PCSD Instructional Leadership Council; and member of Town of Pittsford Teen Court Committee. Narotsky has also served as Pittsford Teacher Student Association (PTSA) Co-President, Co-Editor of PTSA Website/E-News, Vice-President of PTSA Education Committee, and Chair of PTSA Art Ambassador. In addition, she has served as Board Liaison to the Teacher Center Policy Board.

Currently, Narotsky is serving as Co-Chair of the MCSBA Labor Relations Committee; as a University of Rochester Writing Program Real Reader, providing mentorship to engineering students; and as Co-President of her Neighborhood Association.

Narotsky holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rochester, is married and has had three children graduate from Sutherland High School.

 

 Peter Sullivan

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Peter Sullivan

25 Bromley Road
Pittsford, New York 14534

Email: Pete_Sullivan@pittsford.monroe.edu
585-520-0149
Term Ends: 2019

Mr. Sullivan has served the community as a member of the Pittsford Central School District Board of Education since 2010. He has served as Board of Education president (2014-2016) and as vice-president (2013-2014); as a member of the Monroe County School Boards Association Executive, Legislative and Information Exchange Committees; as the Board liaison to the Teacher Center Policy Board; as a member of the Town/Village/School District Leadership Team; and president of the Pittsford Panthers Youth Football and Cheerleading Club.

Currently, Sullivan continues to serve on the Board’s Audit Oversight Committee. He also chairs the BOE’s Communications and Messaging sub-committee.

Sullivan is the founder and president of Lexperitus, a content development and marketing firm located in Pittsford. He holds a B.A. in Communications/Journalism from St. John Fisher College and an M.B.A. with a Marketing concentration, also from Fisher. He is married and has had three children graduate from Pittsford Mendon High School.

 Deborah Carpenter

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Deborah Carpenter

School District Clerk

PCSD District Office
75 Barker Road
Pittsford, New York 14534

Email: Deborah_Carpenter@pittsford.monroe.edu
585-267-1004