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: 2022

Mrs. Thomas has been a member of the Pittsford Central School District Board of Education since 2013. Thomas has served as Board of Education president since 2017 and as vice president in 2016-2017.  Thomas has also served on the Monroe County School Boards Association (MCSBA) as vice president of the Association in 2019-2020; Legislative and Budget Committees; co-chair of the Information Exchange Committee.  She has served as 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 president of MCSBA, she facilitates the MCSBA Board Presidents, Executive, and Steering Committees; a participant in the 2020 NYSED Regional Task Force to reopen schools, a member of the Pittsford Town/Village/School District Leadership Team; 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, and the Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation.

Thomas holds a B.S. in Education from SUNY Geneseo; is married and has four children, three of whom graduated from Sutherland High School.

 Ted Aroesty

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Ted Aroesty

Vice President

7 Leeward Lane
Rochester, NY 14618

Email: Ted_Aroesty@pittsford.monroe.edu
585-503-3203
Term Ends: 2023

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 34-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.

Mr. Aroesty has served on the BOE’s Communications and Messaging sub-committee and Budget Communication Committee. He has served as a member of the PCSD Negotiating Team.   He served for three years on the Monroe County School Boards' Information Exchange Committee.

Currently, Aroesty chairs the Board’s Audit Oversight Committee.  He is a member of the Pittsford Town/Village/School District Leadership Team; a member of the PCSD Advocacy Steering Committee; and a member of the MCSBA Board Presidents. He also serves on the MCSBA 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 Monroe County School Boards Association (MCSBA) Information Exchange, Legislative and Steering Committees; BOE Audit Oversight Committee; the PCSD Teacher Center Policy Board; and as Co-Chair for MCSBA Legislative and Information Exchange Committees. She also served as Pittsford Parent Teacher Student Association Co-President for two years, Vice-President of its Education Council and Calkins Road Middle School PTSA Co-Chair. Baum has served on the PCSD District Planning Team; Instructional Leadership Council; and Online Learning Subcommittee. She is a former volunteer for the Rochester City School District Adopt-A-Classroom Program and Literacy Volunteers of America.

Currently, Baum is Co-Chair of the MCSBA Legislative Committee, member of the Steering Committee, is chair of the BOE Community Engagement subcommittee and serves as the Board Legislative Liaison.  She actively participates in MCSBA advocacy efforts locally and in Albany.

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

 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 leading 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; Co-Chair of MCSBA Labor Relations 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 of Education Liaison to the Teacher Center Policy Board, as a University of Rochester Writing Program Real Reader (providing mentorship to engineering students), and as Co-President of her Neighborhood Association.

Currently serves on the executive committee of Temple B'rith Kodesh's Board of Trustees.

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.

 

 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 has been a member of the Pittsford Board of Education since 2017.  She currently serves as a Board of Education liaison to the Pittsford Teacher Center Policy Board, member of the BOE Audit Oversight Committee, member of BOE subcommittee on Community Engagement, and member of BOE subcommittee on Communication and Messaging.

In addition, she is an Educational Coordinator for the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Fall, N.Y.

Sanchez-Kazacos has more than 20 years of experience as a public school teacher. She is currently a social studies teacher in the Rush-Henrietta Central School District. 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. She has been a local member of ED5/6 since 2017 that has allowed her the opportunity to advocate for students and schools by participating 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.

Sanchez-Kazacos received both her B.A. and M.A. in Education from SUNY Fredonia. She and her husband have two children who attend Barker Road Middle 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: 2022

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 (MCSBA) Executive, Legislative, and Information Exchange committees; as a member of the Town/Village/School District Leadership Team; and as president, vice president, and treasurer of the Pittsford Panthers Youth Football and Cheerleading Club (2000-2008).

Currently, Sullivan sits on the MCSBA Legislative Committee. He also chairs the BOE’s Communications and Messaging sub-committee.

Sullivan is the Marketing Content Lead for ITX Corporation; he is also Founder and President of lexperitus, a content development firm assisting busy professionals in the legal and high tech industries. 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 three children, each of whom graduated from Pittsford Mendon High School.

 Robin Scott

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Robin Scott

18 Bay Colony Drive
Pittsford, NY 14534 

Email: Robin_Scott@pittsford.monroe.edu
585-385-4343
Term Ends: 2023

Mrs. Scott is serving her first term as a member of the Pittsford Central School District Board of Education. Scott has served as President of the Pittsford District PTSA, PTSA President-Elect, Vice President of the Education Council, Chair of Enrichment Grants, District PTSA Secretary and Thornell Road School Building Chair.

Additionally, Scott is a former member of the District Planning Team, Inclusivity Advisory Committee, the Code of Conduct Review committee, Teacher Center Policy Board and interview committees. She has participated in Generation Ready workshops and training sessions. Scott has also served with the Rochester chapters of Links Inc. and Jack and Jill of America, Inc., and Girl Scouts of Western New York.

Currently, Mrs. Scott serves on the MCSBA Information Exchange committee as well as our Board of Education’s Community Engagement sub-committee.

She is the recipient of the 2020 PTSA Honorary Life Membership Award.

Scott holds a B.A. from Rhodes College in International Studies and an M.A. from University of Michigan in Near Eastern studies. She is married with one child who attends 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

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