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Mr. Ronald L. CookBoard MemberTerm Ends: 2022
430 Hickory Lane, Gowanda, NY 14070
Phone: (910) 322-2450
Mr. David E. Barnes                                               Board MemberTerm Ends: 2021
10863 North Road, Perrysburg, NY 14129
Phone: (716) 338-8728
Mrs. Janet L. Vogtli                                                  Board MemberTerm Ends: 2021
14481 Bagdad Road, Collins, NY 14070
Phone: (716) 982-1170 
Ms. Lynn Guzzetta                                                Board MemberTerm Ends: 2022
Phone: (716) 864-4398
Mr. Mark D. NephewBoard MemberTerm Ends: 2020
28 Aldrich Street, Gowanda, NY 14070
Phone: (716) 532-5779
Mrs. Dana Szalay-DelaneyBoard MemberTerm Ends: 2020
13513 Taylor Hollow Road, Collins, NY 14034
Phone: (716) 341-0047
Ms. Barbara WestonBoard MemberTerm Ends: 2020
12996 Versailles Plank Road, Lawtons, NY 14091
Phone: (716) 983-2369
Ms. Kathy FernezaSecretary to the Superintendent/District Clerk
(716) 532-3325 Ext. 6300


Schedule for Board of Education meetings can be found by clicking the above icon.

Meeting Dates
The Board of Education’s regularly scheduled meetings are generally held on the first and third Wednesday of each month.  The first meeting of the month will be a regular business meeting beginning at 6:30 PM. The second meeting of the month will begin at 6:30 PM with necessary business followed by a workshop where the Board members and administrators discuss topics of interest at length.  All meetings are held in the Middle School Library located on Panther Drive in Gowanda. Additional meeting dates can be found on the District Calendar.

Meeting dates:

July 10, 2019                                 July 24, 2019                            August 7, 2019

August 21, 2019                            September 4, 2019                  September 18, 2019                  October 2, 2019                             October 16, 2019                     November 6, 2019          November 20, 2019                      December 4, 2019                   December 18, 2019              January 8, 2020                            January 22, 2020                     February 5, 2020                         March 4, 2020                          March 18, 2020                          April 1, 2020                                   April 15, 2020                          May 6, 2020                                 May 20, 2020                               June 3, 2020                             June 17, 2020

PUBLIC Board Docs

Click the above icon for Board of Education documents, policies, agendas, and minutes.


To View Specific Meeting Agendas and Minutes:

  • Open Board Docs
  • Go to Meetings
  • Use the left drop down to select the year.
  • Choose the date
  • Icons will appear to View the Agenda, Print the Agenda, and/or View the Minutes

To Search Board Docs:

  • Go to Meetings (in the upper right hand corner)
  • Search Meetings using key words above the featured section.

Live Meeting

Meeting Recordings

The Gowanda Central School District values transparency and public participation at Board of Education meetings. All regular Board of Education meetings are able to be viewed at the time of the meeting (live streamed) and are recorded and then made available online shortly after the meeting. In this way, anyone can access the discussions and deliberations that took place even if they were unable to attend the meeting.

For previously recorded meetings click Video Archive and simply select the meeting you wish to watch by clicking on the video

 Video Archive

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Gowanda Board of Education Ambassador Program 2019-2020

Representatives :

High School: Ronald L. Cook Jr.

Middle School: David E. Barnes and Lynn Guzzetta

Elementary School: Janet L. Vogtli


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