Board of Education

2023-24 Board of Education Members

Aaron Flynn, President

Vanessa DiNitto, Vice President

Emory Chase

Jeremiah “Jake” VanEvery

Kevin Capobianco

In the event a meeting must take place virtually, the information to access virtual Board meetings will be available here on the day of the meeting.

Upcoming meetings:  Please note regular monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month.

RESCHEDULED:  Regular Meeting/Public Hearing – Monday, May 20, 2024 at 4:00 pm in the Jr/Sr High School Library
Annual Meeting/Budget Vote – Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 12:00 Noon – 8:00 pm in the Jr/Sr High School Gym Lobby.
Early Voting:

A qualified voter may vote as an early mail voter.  Each person entitled to vote as an early mail voter and wanting to obtain an early mail ballot must make written application to the district clerk. Contact beginning April 23, 2024 for an Early Voting Application. The application must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the election/vote if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election/vote if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter.

Upon receipt and approval of the application, a ballot will be mailed. The completed ballot must be received by the District Clerk by 5 p.m. on May 21, 2024 the day of the vote. For more information, contact the District Clerk at or visit the District Office at 27 School Street, Mayfield, New York.


Board agendas and action can be found on  Board docs logo

When opening the BoardDocs page, click on “Meetings” at the top of the page then select a meeting you’d like to review. Click on “View the Agenda” and then on a specific item on the left of the page to see how the board acted.

Current month agendas are available to the public twenty-four (24) hours prior to the start of the meeting, as required by Open Meetings Law.

Role of the School Board

The Mayfield Board of Education is made up of five non-paid citizens who are each elected to serve five-year terms. The board’s main responsibilities and duties are to:

  • Establish district policies;
  • Develop an annual budget for public approval;
  • Approve or disapprove the Superintendent’s recommendations on personnel matters and contracts;
  • Review courses of study and textbooks; and
  • Act as a communication link between residents and the Superintendent.

Other duties include defining the district’s philosophy, setting goals to achieve academic objectives, planning for future needs, and authorizing certain contracts.

Running for a seat on the Board of Education

The Mayfield Central School District announces that qualified residents interested in seeking a seat on the Board of Education must file a Petition for Nomination, which must be signed by at least 25 qualified voters of the district.  Candidates must be a qualified voter of the district and must have resided in the district for at least one year prior to their election.

Petitions are available in the District Office and must be returned with at least 25 qualified signatures no later than Monday, April 22, 2024.

There is one board seat vacancy commencing July 1, 2024 for a five (5) year term to succeed Emory Chase, whose term expires June 30, 2024.

The candidate that will appear on the 2024/25 Budget Vote ballot:
Courtney Scalise – Read Courtney’s Bio

More information on running for the MCSD Board of Education can be found here.