Update From The Superintendent Search Committee

Update From The Superintendent Search Committee
Posted on 02/09/2024

Dear Chester Academy Families,

I am pleased to announce that the Superintendent Search Committee has been appointed by the Chester School Board and is beginning this important work immediately. The Committee consists of:

Principal Sarah Muncey 

Director of Special Services Jana Ruiz 

Business Administrator Benjamin Kilar 

School Board Members Jonathan Eckerman and Kristina Bickford 

Teachers Deena Haggart, Beatrice Donohue, and Amy Leslie 

Parents Mielle Riggie and Annie Kelly 

Special Education Services Staff Michele Belanger and Makenzie Pepper

Support Staff Ryan Olson

In addition, an Internal Staff Advisory Group will meet the candidates post-interview to collect additional feedback.  The following staff members were appointed:

School Board Member Royal Richardson

Enrichment Teacher Rebekah Bergeron 

Teacher Riana Armstrong 

Counselor Susan Buck 

Paraeducator Molly Handler 

We look forward to working together to find the next great leader for SAU82.


Maria Veale

Chair, Superintendent Search Committee