Mauro Elected to NYSSBA Board of Directors

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FOR RELEASE:  August 21, 2015

Barbara Mauro of Niskayuna has been elected to a two-year term as Area 7 Director of the New York State School Boards Association. In addition to her two-year term, which starts January 1, Mauro also will serve the final five months of Matt Wade's term.  Wade resigned from his position on July 31.

As Area 7 Director, Mauro represents school districts in Albany, Columbia, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington counties.

Mauro recently was re-elected as a board member of the Capital Region BOCES, where she has served since 2006.  From 1997-2015, Mauro served on the Niskayuna Central School District Board of Education. During her tenure in Niskayuna, Mauro served as board president in 2005-2007 and vice president in 2003-05 and again in 2009-11.

Mauro graduated from Duquesne University with a bachelor's degree in English literature. She received a master's degree from the SUNY Albany School of Criminal Justice and a law degree from New York University School of Law.

A retired attorney, Mauro is a former legislative researcher and New York State Assembly committee counsel.

NYSSBA provides advocacy, training and information to school boards in support of their mission to govern the state’s public schools. The NYSSBA board establishes policies to supervise, control and direct the business of the Association.

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