Stewart elected to state School Boards Association Board of Directors

FOR RELEASE: December 20, 2017

CONTACT: Al Marlin
(518) 783-3723 or (518) 527-6933 cell


Russell Stewart of Deansboro was elected to a two-year term as Area 5 Director of the New York State School Boards Association.  As Area 5 Director, Stewart represents school districts in Jefferson, Herkimer, Lewis, Madison, Oswego and Oneida counties.

Since 1986, Stewart has served on the Waterville​ ​Central​ ​School District School Board. Stewart also serves on the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison​ ​Board​ ​of​ ​Cooperative​ ​Educational​ ​Services since 1998 and he currently serves on the Oneida-Madison-Herkimer​School​ ​Board​ ​Institute, where he co-chairs the Legislative​ ​Committee. 

Prior to his election as Area 5 Director, Stewart served on various NYSSBA committees and roundtables, including the 2017 Resolutions committee.

Stewart is a SUNY Albany graduate.

The New York State School Boards Association 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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