Board Members

Board President

Steve Beardsley (term 2018-2021)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:
Steve Beardsley

Board Vice-President

Laura Geary (term 2019-2022) 

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:
Laura Geary
Glenda VanRy (term 2018-2021)

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:
Glenda VanRy
Marilyn Moore (term 2018-2021)

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

Family: Husband Dennis; Son Patrick; Daughter-in-Law Rochelle; Granddaughter Willow.

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:
Marilyn Moore
Christine Bianchi (term 2019-2022)

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:
Christine Bianchi
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:
Kara Kane