Board of Education Members

2018-19 Scotia-Glenville Board of Education members

David J. Bucciferro

President, 2018-19

Email: DBucciferro@sgcsd.net
Telephone: 518-372-7299
Term Expires: 2020

David Bucciferro has filed to run for re-election
David Bucciferro

David J. Bucciferro, of 323 Glen Avenue, is a senior advisor for Foothold Technology, providing technical assistance to community-based behavioral health care providers. He previously worked for the state Office of Mental Health.

A 30-year district resident, he holds a bachelor’s from Siena College and a certificate in psychiatric rehabilitation from Boston University Center.

He is a former president of the All Sports Booster Club.

He has been chair of the Lincoln School Shared Decision Making Committee, president of Pop Warner Football and president of Lincoln School Pack 2 Cub Scouts.

He has received the PTA Council Founders’ Day award.

He is married to Linda. Their family includes Erica, a Mohonasen High School and HVCC graduate; Bruce, a 2011 S-G graduate and SCCC graduate; and Alex, a 2014 graduate and Empire State College graduate.

First elected: May 2011
Re-elected in May 2014, May 2017
Elected president of the Board of Education in July 2014; 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Elected vice president of the Board of Education in July 2013.

Daniel P. Feinberg

Vice President, 2018-19

Email: DFeinberg@sgcsd.net
Telephone: 518-810-1511
Term Expires: 2019

Board of Education member Daniel Feinberg
Daniel Feinberg

Daniel P. Feinberg, of 218 North Ballston Avenue, works at Open SUNY at the State University of New York. He works with campuses and faculty to develop and improve online courses. He has taught at Schenectady County Community College.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in neurobiology from Haverford College and a master’s degree in instructional design from George Mason University.

As a board member, he has served as a liaison to the audit and policy committees and to the PTAs. Feinberg has coached Highland Soccer for more than 10 seasons. He was awarded a Fulbright Memorial Fund Scholarship to study teaching practices in Japan.

He and his wife, Stephanie, have two children: Sam, in grade 4 at Lincoln, and Cal, in grade 2 at Lincoln. He has been a district resident for 12 years.

First elected: May 2013
Re-elected: 2016
Elected vice president, 2018

Colleen R. Benedetto

Email: CBenedetto@sgcsd.net
Telephone: 518-372-6061
Term Expires: 2019

Board of Education member Colleen Benedetto
Colleen Benedetto

Colleen R. Benedetto, of 513 Charles Street, works at Mayfair Jewelers in Glenville and owns and operates the Just Charming custom jewelry business from her home.

She studied child psychology at Schenectady County Community College.

As a board member since 2007, Benedetto has served two one-year terms at vice president, has chaired the policy committee and has served as the liaison to the PTA Council. Benedetto has been involved with Highland Soccer, Girl Scouts and the Sacandaga and Middle School PTAs.

She is active with the American Diabetes Association and attends the First Reformed Church of Scotia.

She and her husband, Ken, have three children: Gabby, a 2013 Scotia-Glenville graduate; Ally, grade 12; and Nick, grade 9. She is a lifelong district resident.

First elected: May 2007
Re-elected: 2010, 2013, 2016
Elected vice president: 2012, 2013

Pamela S. Carbone

Email: PCarbone@sgcsd.net
Telephone: 518-346-3535
Term Expires: 2020

Board of Education member Pamela Carbone
Pamela Carbone

Pamela S. Carbone, of 20 Vista Drive, is a retired science teacher from Schenectady City Schools. She was president of the Board of Education from
2009-14.

A 32-year district resident, Carbone holds a bachelor’s in physics and mathematics from Transylvania University in Kentucky and a master’s in physics from Wright State University in Ohio.

She was active for years in several PTAs. She is a former president of the Capital District School Boards Association.

Her son graduated from S-G in 2002; her grandchildren attend Glen-Worden, the middle school and the high school.

First elected: May 1996
Re-elected in 1999, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2017
Elected president of the Board of Education 2009-2014.

David M. Massaro

Email: DMassaro@sgcsd.net
Telephone: 518-377-5734
Term Expires: 2021

David Massaro Board of Education member
David Massaro

David M. Massaro, 29 Marion Boulevard, is an EMS captain with the Schenectady City Fire Department.

A 1994 graduate of Niskayuna High School, he holds an associate’s degree in emergency medicine from HVCC and associate degrees in fire protection technology and emergency management, both from SCCC.

He and his wife, Sherry, have two children: Ayla, a grade 6 student at the middle school, and Jacob, a grade 4 student at Sacandaga.

He is active in Scotia-Glenville Little League, Highland Soccer, Scotia-Glenville Youth Tartan Basketball, Scotia-Glenville Youth LaCrosse and Sacandaga Cub Scout Pack 3062.

First elected: May 2018

William J. Pytlovany

Email: BPytlovany@sgcsd.net
Telephone: 518-573-1791
Term Expires: 2020

Board of Education member William Pytlovany
William Pytlovany

William J. “Bill” Pytlovany, of 125 Vley Road, is a 51-year district resident who is retired from the computer industry.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in math and physics from the College of St. Rose in Albany.

Pytlovany has been a board member and announcer at Freedom Park and was active in the Scotia-Glenville Children’s Museum. Pytlovany has been recognized six times by Microsoft as one of the computer industry’s “Most Valuable Professionals.”

Also a web designer, he created the local community site VisitScotia.com. He has been a photographer and computer security consultant. Also a web designer, he created the local community site VisitScotia.com.

He and his wife, Cindi, have four children who have graduated from Scotia-Glenville: Erica, a 1992 high school graduate; Jennifer, a 1994 high school graduate; and Christopher and Amy, both 1997 high school graduates.

First elected: May 2011
Re-elected May 2014, 2017

Harold “Hal” M. Talbot

Email: HTalbot@sgcsd.net
Telephone: 518-265-2170
Term Expires: 2021

Hal Talbot Board of Education member
Hal Talbot

Hal M. Talbot, 497 Church Road, is the general sales manager at Foggs Automotive in Burnt Hills.

He is a 1989 graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School and studied education and business at SUNY Albany.

He and his wife, Jodi, have two children: Dylan, a grade 9 student at the high school, and Austin, a grade 5 student at Glendaal.

He is a member of the Executive Board for Junior Tartan Football and a Junior Tartan Head Coach. He is a 40-year community member.

First elected: May 2018