Six vie for three seats on Saugerties school board
By Freeman staff
Posted: 05/15/15, 10:36 AM EDT
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SAUGERTIES >> Six candidates, including three incumbents, are vying for three open seats on the Saugerties school board in Tuesday’s election.
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Thomann 59, of 16 Neighborhood Drive, is seeking to return to the board after previously serving from 2011 to 2013.
He is the principal at the Anderson Center for Autism in Staatsburg.
Thomann has lived in the district for 12 years and is married to Gina Thomann, who works in retail sales at Macy’s.
They have two children who currently are in college.
Thomann graduated from Bishop Riley High School in 1973, Manhattan College with B.S. in psychology and Spanish in 1977 and James Madison University in Virginia with a master’s degree in school psychology in 1979. He also earned a professional diploma in educational administration from SUNY New Paltz in 1987.
Thomann said his priorities are improving the 39 percent high school graduation rate for students in special education programs and improving the district’s technology to bring it into the 21st century.
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Thomann, Bob [MC1977]
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