Contact Board of Education

The North Branford Board of Education consists of seven members elected to serve, without compensation. The Board members serve at-large and following election, officers are selected for Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary.

The Board is charged with specific roles and responsibilities by state and federal statute. It sets policy for the school district and implements those policies through building and district administration.

Some of the main roles of the Board are as follows:

Employment of the Superintendent Legislative or Policymaking Educational & Strategic Planning Financial Resource – Budget Process School Facilities Communications with the Public

Office of the Superintendent 1332 Middletown Avenue P.O. Box 129 Northford, CT 06472 Phone: (203)484-1440


Shawna Holzer - Board Chair 11/9/2021

Marcey Onofrio - Vice Chair 11/9/2021

Elizabeth Siena - Secretary 11/9/2021

Jana Balsamo - Member 11/12/2019

Carolyn Candelora - Member 11/9/2021

Vincent Mase - Member 11/12/19

Cynthia Rice - Member 11/12/2019

Board Feedback Form

Link to Board Feedback Form

Please note: Members of the Board’s Communications Subcommittee will receive your message. Your feedback will be reviewed for further consideration. As long as the email address is valid, you will receive an electronically generated receipt of delivery; however, you will not receive a reply to this feedback form.