About the Board

Board Member Biographies and Contact Information

 

Gretchen Meier, President

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(845) 733-5217
gretchen.meier@pinebushschools.org
Term expires: June 30, 2025

Meier is a physical therapist and co-owner of Pine Bush Physical Therapy. She is a member of the district’s Audit Committee and Health and Safety Committee, and is involved with the No Place For Hate Committee and the Pine Bush High School Excelsior Academy. Her two children attended Pine Bush schools. Meier is serving her third term on the school board.

 


 

Kristi Kheiralla, Vice President

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(908) 310-2305
kristi.kheiralla@pinebushschools.org
Term expires: June 30, 2026

Kheiralla holds a nursing degree from St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania, from which she was the class valedictorian. She has worked as a registered nurse at Lenox Hill Hospital and the Hospital for Special Surgery and is currently a stay-at-home mom. She has two children in district schools. She is currently in her second term on the board.

 

 


Peter Agro

 

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(845) 597-8322
peter.agro@pinebushschools.org
Term expires: June 30, 2027

 

Agro is a math teacher at Monroe-Woodbury, receiving  his bachelor’s degree from SUNY New Paltz and a master’s from Brooklyn College, both in secondary mathematics. He also has a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Administration from SUNY New Paltz. He has taught college math and worked in the private sector on Wall Street. Agro has one child who attends Pine Bush High School. This will be his second term on the board of education, previously serving a term from 2015 to 2018.

 


Shauna Best

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shauna.best@pinebushschools.org
Term expires: June 30, 2027

Best is a graduate of SUNY Orange and SUNY New Paltz, where she received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She works for the Town of Wallkill in its planning department. Best has four children, three of whom attend Pine Bush schools and one who has graduated from Pine Bush High School. This is her first term with the board of education.

 


Erik Buckley

 

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erik.buckley@pinebushschools.org
Term expires: June 30, 2025

Buckley is a graduate of SUNY Orange and works with students with emotional and behavioral disabilities, autism and developmental disabilities for Rockland BOCES. He is a life-long resident of the area serving his first term on the board of education. Buckley and his wife have two children who attend Pine Bush schools.

 


Dori Johnson

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(845) 800-2692
dori.johnson@pinebushschools.org
 Term expires: June 30, 2025

Johnson has a bachelor’s degree in geology and a master’s degree in earth science education, both from SUNY New Paltz. She is a teacher in the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District and has two children who attended and graduated from the Pine Bush School District. This is her third term serving on the board of education.

 


Cara Robertson

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(845) 978-0619
cara.robertson@pinebushschools.org
Term expires: June 30, 2026

Robertson is a graduate of Pine Bush High School and earned a business degree from Lynn University in Florida. She is a retired self-employed school bus contractor. In her third term on the school board, Robertson is a member of the district’s Audit Committee and the All Night Graduation Party Committee. She has two children who have graduated from Pine Bush High School.

 

Pine Bush Central School District
State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Phone: (845) 744-2031
Fax: (845) 744-6189
Amy Brockner
Interim Superintendent of Schools
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