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BOE Committees

All Board of Education Committees are open to the public. Committee meetings will take place in the Babylon Junior-Senior High School Library unless otherwise noted.

Please visit the Board of Education Meeting Schedule and the individual Committee page for more information. 


Audit Committee:

Linda Jurs, Ari McKenzie and Robert Verdi, Chairpersons

The goal of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Education in the oversight of both the internal and external audit functions. This committee reviews the corrective action plans and necessary improvement based on audit findings and recommendations received from external and internal auditors. Members provide a communications link between the external and internal auditors and the Board.


Buildings & Grounds and Security Committee:

David Sonkin and Theresa Patiri, Chairpersons

The goal of the Building & Grounds and Security Committee is to review district-wide buildings and grounds needs as they pertain to the maintenance of our buildings/grounds. Additionally the committee will review district-wide safety and security measures and review all recommendations from the safety committee. Members provide a communications link between the school construction management company, the architectural firm and the Board.


Curriculum Committee:

Donna Noesi, Chairperson

The goal of the Curriculum Committee is to review district-wide programs and student achievement for constant and continuous improvement. This committee also provides a conduit for sharing best practices amongst our schools.


Finance Committee:

Robert Verdi, Chairperson

The goal of the Finance Committee is to work closely with the Assistant Superintendent for Business in analyzing the working draft of the executive budget. The committee will provide specific recommendations to the Board of Education on how a balance can be achieved between the educational needs of the district's students, the residents' expectations and the district's fiscal ability to address those needs.  


Policy Committee:

Theresa Patiri and Catherine Wieland, Chairpersons

The goal of the Policy Committee is to review the compliance of existing policies that govern the district and develop and/or update policies as deemed by educational law.  The committee provides the Board with the amended draft for consideration prior to formal approval by the Board of Education.


Technology Committee:

Ari McKenzie, Chairperson

The goal of the Technology Committee is to review the existing Technology Plan and update it as needed. The technology committee will make recommendations for policies and practices related to the use of technology in our schools. Additionally, this committee is responsible for the planning of district-wide technology upgrades.