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Mrs. Dana Szalay-Delaney                                     PresidentTerm Ends: 2023
13513 Taylor Hollow Road, Collins, NY 14034
Phone: (716) 341-0047
Mr. Max Graham                                                         Vice President  Term Ends: 2024
Phone: (716) 860-0373
Mrs. Dollene Christopher                                                  Board Member       Term Ends: 2024

13719 Route 62,

Collins, NY 14034
Phone: (716) 345-6946
Mrs. Shauna McMahon                                                     Board Member       Term Ends: 2025
11 Park Street, Gowanda, NY 14070
Phone: (585) 355-6928
Mr. Mark D. Nephew                                                  Board MemberTerm Ends: 2023
28 Aldrich Street, Gowanda, NY 14070
(716) 532-5779
Mr. John Y. Waterman, Jr.Board MemberTerm Ends: 2025
12134 Burning Springs Road, Perrysburg, NY 14129
(716) 870-8793
Ms. Barbara Weston                                                           Board MemberTerm Ends: 2025

12996 Versailles Plank Road,

Lawtons, NY 14091
(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. Due to ongoing Capital Project work, all meetings are currently being held in the High School Library located on Panther Drive in Gowanda. Additional meeting dates can be found on the District Calendar.

2022-2023 Meeting Dates

July 6, 2022
July 20, 2022
August 3, 2022
August 17, 2022
September 7, 2022
September 21, 2022
October 5, 2022
October 19, 2022
November 2, 2022
November 16, 2022
December 7, 2022
December 21, 2022
January 4, 2023
January 18, 2023
February 1, 2023
February 15, 2023
March 1, 2023
March 15, 2023
April 5, 2023
April 19, 2023
May 3, 2023
May 17, 2023
June 7, 2023
June 21, 2023

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 video1915

 Video Archive

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Gowanda Board of Education Ambassador Program 

Representatives :

High School: Dollene Christopher & Dana Szalay-Delaney & Barbara Weston

Middle School: Max Graham & Mark D. Nephew

Elementary School: Shauna McMahon & John Y. Waterman Jr.


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