Trustees

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Denise Kness
 Denise Kness BOE President

President 
Yorktown Heights
Term Ends: 2020 
A resident of Yorktown Heights for 20 years, Denise Kness has been a Lakeland volunteer for the past 13 years. Ms. Kness has been the co-president of the Thomas Jefferson Elementary School PTA, President of the Lakeland Education Foundation, the co-founder of Parents for a Common Cause and also is an active Board of Trustee for the Alliance for Safe Kids. Ms. Kness is married and has one child currently attending Lakeland Schools and one a recent graduate. She serves on the District Parents' Council, District Youth Council, Special Education, Capital Projects and Legislative Action committees.

Rachelle Nardelli Rachelle Nardelli BOE Vice President
Vice President
Yorktown Heights 
Term Ends: 2020
A resident of Yorktown Heights for 14 years, Rachelle Nardelli has a Masters Degree in Elementary Education and is an NYS certified teacher. Mrs. Nardelli has been Co-President of the Thomas Jefferson PTA and the Lakeland District Parents Council. She has also served currently attending as a trustee on the board of the Lakeland Education Foundation. Mrs. Nardelli is married and three children, one recently graduate and two attending Lakeland Schools. She serves on the District Parents' Council, Management Policy, Safety, Wellness and PPS/Special Education committees.

Angela Conti
TrusteeAngela Conti BOE Trustee
Cortlandt Manor
Term Ends: 2021
A resident of Cortlandt Manor since 1995, Angela Conti has been active in the community serving as: Class parent and PTA member at Lincoln-Titus Elementary School: 2005 – 2009; President of the Panas Parent Club: 2014 - 2016; Member of Walter Panas High School’s Building Emergency Response Team (BERT): 2014 – 2016; Member of the District Parent Council: 2014 - 2018, and as a Community Member on the Board of Education’s Audit Committee: 2017-2018.  She has recently joined the Data Committee. Mrs. Conti and her husband have two adult children.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Pace University and completed all coursework towards a master’s degree in Elementary and Special Education from Manhattanville College.

Michael G. Daly Michael Daly BOE Trustee

Trustee 
Yorktown Heights 
Term Ends: 2021 
A resident of Yorktown Heights since 1997, Mike has been an active volunteer in the community. Mr. Daly served as Treasurer of the Lakeland Education Foundation between 2008 -2015. He is currently the Director of the Shrub Oak Athletic Club's Girls' Basketball program and a coach. He is married with three daughters, two of whom attend Lakeland Schools. The third daughter is a 2014 graduate of LHS. Mr. Daly is employed as a Senior Vice President/Financial Advisor in White Plains, NY by an internationally recognized financial services firm. He serves on the Audit and Capital Projects committees.

Robert E. MayesRichard E. Mayes, Board Trustee
Trustee
Cortlandt Manor

Term Ends: 2019
A fifth-generation Cortlandt resident, Robert Mayes attended Lakeland schools, is the son of a retired Lakeland teacher and the father of two children at Lincoln-Titus Elementary School. As an attorney, Robert has worked for both state and local government and served for more than a decade as a Westchester County Assistant District Attorney. He has been on the board of directors of CLUSTER Community Services, the Mt. Pleasant Blythedale Foundation and is a past vice-president of the Lincoln-Titus PTA.

Steven Korn Steve Korn BOE Trustee
Trustee 
Cortlandt Manor 
Term Ends: 2019
A resident of Cortlandt Manor for the past 20+ years, Mr. Korn is a sales executive with Majesco, a software firm, in Morristown NJ. Earlier, he worked for several India-based software companies, Electronic Data Systems, Citicorp, General Electric, and Booz-Allen & Hamilton. He is an engineer by training and earned an MBA from Stanford University.  Mr. Korn and his wife have two daughters who attended Lakeland Schools. He serves on the Management Policy and Audit committees.

Glen P. MaliaGlen P. Malia BOE Trustee
Trustee 
Cortlandt Manor 
Term Ends: 2020 
A resident of Cortlandt Manor, Glen Malia is the president of the Board of Education.  Glen Malia and his wife have six children. An attorney-at-law, Mr. Malia earned his law degree from Brooklyn Law School and his B. A. from the University of Pennsylvania. He serves on the Sick Bank, Audit Committee and Capital Projects committees.

Karen Pressman Karen Pressman BOE Trustee
Trustee 
Cortlandt Manor 
Term Ends: 2021
A resident of Cortlandt Manor for 14 years, Karen Pressman is a corporate communication and public relations consultant for a range of clients in the technology, manufacturing, healthcare and professional services industries.  She was recently president of the District Parent Council (DPC) and previously served as president of the Lincoln-Titus PTA.  She is a member of the NY Suburban Consortium for Public Education and co-founder of Parents for a Common Cause.  Ms. Pressman is married and has two children attending Lakeland schools.  She serves on the District Parents' Council, District Youth Council, Lakeland Advocacy Outreach and Communications committees.

Steve Rosen Steve Rosen BOE Trustee
Trustee 
Mohegan Lake 
Term Ends: 2019 
A resident of Mohegan Lake, Steve is the President of the Shrub Oak Athletic Club and currently works in sales. Mr. Rosen's two children attended Lakeland Schools.  He serves on the Safety/Emergency Management and Capital committees.