GCSD 2019-20 Recognition of Retirees, June 16

Our annual Recognition of Retirees went virtual this year!

On Tuesday, June 16, the Guilderland Central School District admin team and Board of Education honored 34 individuals who are retiring this year with collectively 734.5 years of service they provided to our students, schools and community. We are so grateful for their contributions. The presentation included a special introduction for each individual from the district admin team. 

Congratulations to the following Guilderland Central School District employees being recognized in the 2019-20 school year for their retirement:

  • Sharon Barcomb, Teaching Assistant, Westmere Elementary, 25 Years
  • Michelle Farison, Teaching Assistant, Westmere Elementary, 22 Years
  • Eileen Comley, Sr. Keyboarding Specialist, Farnsworth Middle School, 14 Years
  • Roseanne Mckee, Special Education Teacher, Altamont Elementary, 20 Years
  • Karen Lockwood, Special Education Teacher, Altamont Elementary, 19 Years
  • Carol Candeloro, Teaching Assistant, Altamont Elementary, 19 Years
  • Jo Ann Pommer, Teaching Assistant, Altamont Elementary, 20 Years
  • Deborah Blaauboer, Teaching Assistant, Altamont Elementary, 20 Years
  • Nancy Doyle, Teaching Assistant, Pine Bush Elementary, 32 Years
  • Castilia Commisso, Secretary II, District Office, 28 Years
  • Terri Maxwell, Sr. Keyboarding Specialist, Guilderland High School, 26.5 Years
  • Pamela LaCasio, Occupational Therapist, GCSD, 24 Years
  • Dr. Lin A. Severance, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, 12 Years
  • Colleen Ryan, Special Education Teacher, Farnsworth Middle School, 9 Years
  • Diane Wells, Teaching Assistant, Farnsworth Middle School, 15.5 Years
  • Linda Hunt, Teaching Assistant, Farnsworth Middle School, 16 Years
  • Kathleen Zimmerman, Teacher, Farnsworth Middle School, 13 Years
  • Maureen Pokal, School Counselor, Farnsworth Middle School, 30 Years
  • Nancy Clum-Dolan, Teacher, Farnsworth Middle School, 30 Years
  • Lynn Scally, Sr. Keyboarding Specialist, Guilderland High School, 21 Years
  • Laura Lawton, Secretary I, Guilderland High School, 25 Years
  • Rene Sheehan, School Counselor, Guilderland High School, 35 Years
  • Diane Young, Teaching Assistant, Guilderland High School, 17 Years
  • Lorinda Richardson, Teaching Assistant, Guilderland High School, 20 Years
  • Perihan Ipek, Food Service Cook, Farnsworth Middle School, 18 Years
  • Ronald Emerick, School Bus Driver, 14.5 Years
  • William Szesnat, School Bus Driver, 15.5 Years
  • Peter Calabro, School Bus Driver, 17 Years
  • Daniel Weber, Auto Mechanic, 27.5 Years
  • Lee Schnitzler, School Bus Driver, 12 Years
  • Karen Knapp, School Bus Driver, 40.5 Years
  • Cynthia Barnick, School Bus Driver, 32.5 Years
  • Suzanne Spiak, School Bus Driver, 27 Years
  • Michael Gannon, Assistant Transportation Supervisor, 17 Years

Retirees were recognized at the beginning of the regular GCSD Board of Education meeting on June 16, 2020. Watch the recording of the June 16 meeting  on the GHS Media YouTube page here.

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