Board Members

  • Board President

    Steve Beardsley (term 2015-2018)

    Occupation:  Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Regional Manager for the Bank of Castile. 

    Family:  Wife Shannon; Sons: Andrew (Class of 2020) and Josh (Class of 2023).

    Reason for Serving:  To provide our students with the best educational opportunities we can while making sound financial decisions with our resources.

    Telephone Number:  (585) 243-4093

    E-mail Address:
    Board Vice-President

    David Sperino (term 2014-2017)

    Occupation:  Retired Teacher (34 years at YCS)

    Family:  Wife Nora; Children: Kelli, Traci, and Mike (all YCS graduates); Five Grandchildren.

    Reasons for Serving:  To give the students of our school district the best education possible and to make sure that the staff is treated fairly.

    Most Important Issue:  Any issue having to do with the betterment of education at YCS is important.

    Telephone Number: (585) 243-3417

    E-mail Address:
    Glenda VanRy (term 2015-2018)

    Occupation/Interests:  Retired Teacher; Community Volunteer for YCS; Member York-Leicester Kiwanis and Geneseo Community Players

    Family: Husband Dutch; Sons: Kimber, Graydon, Blaine, and Hardy (all YCS graduates).

    Reasons for Serving: As a long-standing member of the YCS community, I want to help maintain our district's high academic standards, support our extra-curricular and sports programs, but also ensure that the district remains fiscally responsible.  

    Most Important Issue: To help foster a positive school environment focused on communication, collaboration, and above all, students.

    Telephone Number: (585) 243-2126

    E-mail Address:
    Marilyn Moore (term 2015-2018)

    Occupation:  Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation, SUNY Geneseo (retired) 

    Family:  Husband Dennis; Son Patrick; Daughter-in-Law Melody; Grandchildren Willow and Levi.

    Reason For Serving:  To make a positive difference in the education of our greatest resources - the children of this district.

    Most Important Issue: To provide a quality education and exceptional experience for all students.

    Telephone Number:  (585) 734-2468

    E-mail Address:
    Laura Geary (term 2016-2019)

    Occupation:  Learning and Development Manager at Tompkins Financial in Batavia

    Family:  Husband Roy; Sons Chandler (Class of 2013), Ryan (Class of 2015), and John (Class of 2020).

    Reason For Serving:  To maintain access to programs that students need to develop into well-rounded individuals. To ensure that opportunities exist for all students at YCS.

    Telephone Number:  (585) 243-3298

    E-mail Address:
    Christine Bianchi (term 2016-2019)

    Occupation: Civil Engineer at TY Lin International, Inc.

    Family: Husband Craig; Son Anthony (Class of 2015); Daughters Malina (Class of 2018), Victoria (Class of 2020), and Samantha (Class of 2023)

    Reasons for Serving: To help facilitate a balance between the needs of the school and the desires of the community. 

    Telephone Number: (585) 243-9611

    E-mail Address:
    Kara Kane (term 2018-2020)

    Occupation:  Hotel General Manager

    Family:  Son Jerami (Class of 2031)

    Reasons for Serving:  Helping to be a part of continuous improvement of the education of the students at the YCS District.  

    Telephone Number:   (585) 260-7617

    E-mail Address: