Anne M. Byrne, President
Term Expires 6/30/2023
Anne Byrne was first elected to the Nanuet School Board in 1981. She has served as both President and Vice-President. She was elected to the New York State School Boards Association in 1997 as Area 10 Director and served as its President in both 2004 and 2005.
In 2006 she was elected to serve as Northeast Director on the National School Boards Association. She became the President in April 2014 and is now a Past President.
Anne is Past President of the Rockland County School Boards Association and still serves on that board. She was a co-founder and Chairperson of the Nine County Coalition for responsible state funding. She is also Past President of the Mid-Hudson School Study Council.
For her leadership, Anne was awarded the Everett R. Dyer Award for Distinguished School Board Service from NYSSBA; the EDDY Award from the Rockland County School Boards Association; the award for excellence in school board service from the Mid-Hudson School Study Council; the Westchester-Putnam School Boards Association honored her for outstanding contributions to public education and was named to the Rockland County School Board Hall of Fame.
As President of the National School Boards Association, Anne travelled extensively around the United States speaking at various conventions and conferences, representing school boards. Her theme for her school board service is, “Leading Children to Excellence”.
Anne is a nurse by profession, had taught for 41 years in the St. Aedan’s CCD program, and is a Eucharistic Minister, wife to her spouse Patrick and mother of three Nanuet graduates, Anne Marie, Peggy and Patrick. She is also nana to 9 wonderful grandchildren.
Ed Dingman, Vice-President
Term Expires 6/30/2023
Ed Dingman has been serving as a trustee on the Nanuet School board since 2011. He retired in 2009 from the NYC Police Dept. at the rank of Detective after 20 years of service. Currently he is a contractor for both Louisiana State University and the US Dept. of State training police officers worldwide in forensic investigations and terrorism.
Ed and his wife Sheila O’Brien moved to the district in 2000 and have 2 sons, one who is a Nanuet graduate and one who attends school in the district. They chose Nanuet because of its schools and he is proud to serve on a board so committed to the schools and the education of all students .
He has coached for the Nanuet Little league, Nanuet Knights youth travel baseball and served as a build captain for the Highview Community Playground.
Term Expires 6/30/2021
Christine Camillieri has been a resident of the Nanuet School District for over 20 years and is raising three children in the community with her husband Joseph. She has one student in the District and two sons who are graduates of Nanuet High School; her oldest attended Binghamton University and her second oldest attends the University of Connecticut. Christine has always been involved with the PTA and has been part of various committees, holding the position of Cultural Arts Chairperson for several years. She is the current Co-President of the High School PTSA and she has also held the positions of PTA Council President and Vice President. As a former teacher, Christine has enjoyed being class parent for each of her children, being involved in district committees and supporting the Boy Scouts, Black and Gold Club and Nanuet Music Parents Association.
Term Expires 6/30/2023
Lynn Fahmi was elected to the Board in May of 2018. She has been a resident of Nanuet for over 20 years. She and her husband Chris, who is a lifelong resident and graduate of Nanuet (class of 1988) are the proud parents of two current NUFSD students. She has been involved as a member of Nanuet’s PTAs since 2007. For the past four years Lynn has served on Nanuet PTA Council in various roles including Recording Secretary, Vice President and President. Lynn has volunteered in several community and church organizations over the years. She is especially enjoying her 8th year as a Girl Scout Leader. She is very happy with the quality of education her children are receiving and looks forward to continuing to serve the community by doing what is best for our children and prepare them for productive and meaningful lives.
Adrienne D. Carey
Term expires 6/30/2022
Adrienne Carey and her husband, Mike, moved to Nanuet over 20 years ago to raise their family. Adrienne is the proud mother of four daughters, and three are graduates of Nanuet schools having attended from kindergarten through high school in the district. Their fourth daughter is a student at Nanuet Senior High School. Adrienne is a Registered Nurse who currently holds the position of Director of Patient Care Services at WMC Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern NY.
Adrienne’s extraordinary record in public service includes having served as councilwoman on the Clarkstown Town Board, and serving on the boards of Nanuet & Beyond and the Nanuet Chamber of Commerce. Adrienne is a member of the Nanuet Civic Association and CUPON of Greater Nanuet. She has also regularly volunteered and/or has been a benefactor for Meals on Wheels, Nanuet Little League and Challenger Little League.
Adrienne has coached for both Clarkstown soccer and the OMM soccer clubs. She serves as a children’s catechist for St. Anthony’s Parish and she has been a Girl Scout Leader for over 15 years. Adrienne encourages a healthy lifestyle and is an ambassador and sponsored international cyclist for the GFNY cycling team.
Adrienne is a lifelong learner in her profession, obtaining countless hours of continuing education annually. In addition to her many professional certificates, she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Dominican College and is completing her Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership this Fall.
Since her election as a school board member, Adrienne has looked forward to serving the Nanuet School District community with her strong background in public service, her organizational leadership know-how, and her spirited commitment to a quality education for all.
Term expires 6/30/2022
Sue Frisch, elected to the board in May 2019, has been a resident of Nanuet for almost 40 years. She has a BS in K-12 education and a MS in Early Childhood Education. She, and her husband Paul, have three grown children and four grandchildren. Two of their grandchildren are now students in the District. Sue continues to be passionate about education after retiring as a teacher from George Miller after 25 years. She feels strongly about volunteering and giving back to the community she served for so many years. Over the years, she was the Miller PTA vice president and Chairperson of the Highview Park Children’s Committee (1990 and 2011). Sue considers herself an active community member. Some of her projects include getting guardrails around Highview Park, working with a small group of community members to get universal busing as well as seat belts on buses and, most recently, working on traffic issues near Highview School. Her goal is to get more adults and children involved in the educational process. Sue strongly believes that her most important attribute is being a good listener and creative problem solver. She hopes to continue lifting the spirit of our amazing Nanuet School District.