2022-23 Scotia-Glenville Board of Education Members
Harold M. “Hal” Talbot
Harold M. “Hal” Talbot, of 497 Church Road, is seeking a second term on the board.
He is the general sales manager at Fogg’s Automotive in Burnt Hills.
He is a 1989 graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School, holds an associate’s degree from Schenectady County Community College and studied at SUNY Albany.
Talbot is the director of football for SG Junior Tartans and is a head coach for SG Junior Tartans.
He has received several business certifications.
He and his wife, Jodi, have two children: Dylan, a grade 12 student, and Austin “AT,” a grade 8 student. Both students attend Scotia-Glenville.
He has lived in Scotia-Glenville for more than 30 years.
First elected: May 2018
Elected vice president: 2021
Elected president: 2022
Pamela S. Carbone
Pamela S. Carbone, of 20 Vista Drive, is seeking a ninth term.
She was elected in 1996 and was board president from 2009 to 2014.
Carbone is a retired science teacher from Schenectady Schools.
A 35-year district resident, Carbone holds a bachelor’s degree in physics and mathematics from Transylvania University in Kentucky and a master’s degree in physics from Wright State University in Ohio.
She was an active PTA member for years.
Her son graduated from S-G; her grandchildren attend Lincoln and the high school.
First elected: May 1996
Re-elected in 1999, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2017, 2020
Elected president of the Board of Education 2009-2014
Elected vice president: 2022
David J. Bucciferro
David J. Bucciferro, of 323 Glen Avenue, is seeking a fourth term.
He was first elected in July 2011. He has served as board president
since July 2014.
He is a senior advisor for Foothold Technology. He previously worked for the NYS Office of Mental Health.
Bucciferro is a former president of the All Sports Booster Club.
A 33-year district resident, he holds a bachelor’s degree from Siena College and a certificate in psychiatric rehabilitation from Boston University Center.
He is married to Linda. Their family includes Erica, Bruce and Alex.
First elected: May 2011
Re-elected 2014, 2017, 2020
Elected president of the Board of Education in 2014; 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
Elected vice president: 2013
Richard J. Frederick
Richard J. Frederick, of 15 Horstman Drive, is seeking a first term on the board.
He is a managing data scientist with Assurant Inc. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University at Albany.
A 40-year district resident, he is president of the Tartan Youth Lacrosse League and is active in the Tartan Youth Basketball recreational league. He is member of the Freemason Lodge 915 in Scotia and of the Glen-Worden PTA.
He and his wife, Sandy, have three children: Evan, grade 6 at the middle school and Charles, grade 4; and Ava, grade 2 at Glen-Worden.
First elected: June 2020
David M. Massaro
David M. Massaro, of 29 Marion Boulevard, is seeking a second term on the board. Massaro works as a captain in the City of Schenectady Fire Department and is a code enforcement officer for the town of Glenville.
He holds associate’s degrees in emergency management and fire protection technology from SUNY Schenectady and an associate’s degree in emergency medicine from Hudson Valley Community College.
Massaro has coached several youth athletic groups such as Little League Baseball, SG Girls Softball, Tartan Youth Lacrosse, Tartan Basketball, SG Junior Tartans Youth Football and Highland Youth Soccer. He is the assistant scoutmaster for Scout Troop 3062 at Sacandaga Elementary and is the county coordinator for the Capital Region Toys for Tots Campaign.
He received the Liberty Mutual Firemark Award for Heroism in 2009, the Harriet C. Weber EMS Leadership Award in 2000 and 2016 and the S-G Founders Day award in 2020.
He and his wife, Sherry, have two children: Ayla, in grade 9, and Jacob, in grade 7, both at Scotia-Glenville.
He has lived in the community for 16 years.
First elected: May 2018
Emily G. Orr
Emily G. Orr, of 109 Catherine Street, is seeking a first term.
She is a teaching assistant at Mohonasen High School. She holds a doctor of musical arts degree from the University of North Carolina, a master’s of Music degree from West Virginia University and a bachelor’s of Music and Teaching Licensure (K-12 music) degree from SUNY Fredonia.
She is president of the Scotia-Glenville Friends of Music; a board member of Freedom Park in Scotia; a member of the American Federation of Musicians, Local 85-133; a member of the New York State United Teachers AFT, Local #2840; and a member of Pi Kappa Lambda (National Music Honor Society),
Orr has 30 years of experience in education including teaching music in public, private and charter schools and colleges as well as serving on three Boards of Education in North Carolina and working in school business and operations and administration.
She is the founder of Longleaf School of the Arts, a college preparatory high school in Raleigh, NC.
She attended Scotia-Glenville schools where she was a varsity athlete and All-State musician. After 20 years away, she relocated back to the area more than two years ago.
First elected: May 2022
Kimberly C. Talbot
Kimberly Talbot, of 105 Second Street, is seeking a second term.
She works for Attentive Care as a consumer caregiver.
She graduated from Cumberland High School in Cumberland, Rhode Island, and studied elementary education, music education and fine arts at the Community College of Rhode Island.
Talbot, a 22-year district resident, is a past president of the Scotia Rotary Club, Rotary District 7190 membership chairperson and is the Lincoln School PTA president. She was Rotarian of the Year in 2016-17, received the Founder’s Day award in 2015, Scotia Hometown Hero in 2018, received the Rotary Service Above Self award in 2017-18 and was recently nominated for the 2022 Women of Distinction Award.
She focuses on food insecurity amongst SG families. She created the “Food for Thought” program, which provides snacks to elementary students who need one. Partnering with the Rotary, this program has been in place for five years.
She and her husband, Joe, have three children: Zachary, a senior at the high school, Oliver, a grade 6 student at the middle school and Calvin, in grade 4 at Lincoln Elementary. Her husband, Joe, is a cousin to current Board of Education member Hal Talbot.
First elected: May 2019