JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown School District is announcing that three candidates are running for the two Jamestown School Board seats that are up for a vote during the school election on May 15.
The three candidates are incumbent board members Nina Karbacka and Dan Johnson, along with newcomer Brianne Fadale.
According to the district, Fadale is seeking her first term on the Board of Education. She is currently a Staff Development Specialist with Erie 2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES and had previously served as a special education teacher at Lincoln Elementary School, as well as the girls’ modified soccer coach and an assistant basketball coach at Persell Middle School.
Johnson, who is seeking his third term on the Board of Education, spent 22 years with the Jamestown Police Department, retiring in 2010, and is currently the Senior Investigator with the Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office.
Karbacka is seeking her second term on the Board of Education. Before retiring, Karbacka taught music in the Jamestown Schools for 40 years. She has also been nominated vice president in the New York State Association of Small City School Districts.
The Board of Education Elections and School Budget Vote will be held on May 15th from noon to 9 p.m. at Jefferson and Washington Middle Schools and Lincoln Elementary School for all registered voters.
For any information on the School Board Elections, or where to vote, please call Jaunita Walter at 483-4420.