Wallingford Republican Town Committee

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Roxanne McKay, Chair

Roxane is the owner of Technical Associates Group, Inc, in Wallingford.  She is married to her husband, Douglas McKay, with two sons, Adam and Alexander.  Roxane has B.S. Degrees in Business/Psychology, from Russell Sage College in Troy, New York.

 

Roxane is serving her 7th term as a Board Member.  She has always held a leadership role on the Board of Education:

-Operations Chair for the first two terms of office (2006-2009)

-Vice Chair for third term of office (2010-2011)

-Chair of the Wallingford BOE since her fourth term of office to present (2012-2019)

 

Erin Corso

Erin is a Wallingford resident, graduate of our schools, former tenured teacher in Wallingford, and now a parent of children attending our schools.  

She works for innovative and creative programming, engaging professional development, BOE transparency and meaningful communication, and fiscal responsibility.  

Karen Hlavac

BS, University of the State of New York, Regents College; Master of Public Health, University of Connecticut; Registered Nurse

 

Karen strives to provide a quality education for every child while maintaining fiscal responsibility; to ensure a safe learning environment; to promote collaborations and communication with parents, teachers, administrators and the public.

Wallingford Board of Education member for thirteen years; past Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Board; member and past Vice-Chairperson of the State of Connecticut Council on Developmental Services; served on the Connecticut State Advisory Council on Special Education and as a member and Co-Chairperson of the Connecticut Family Support Council; three children educated entirely through the Wallingford Public Schools.

Ray Ross

Ray is serving his first term on the Board of Education. Ray is a 5th generation Wallingford resident, a graduate of Lyman Hall class of 1958, and was awarded the Wallingford Education Foundation Distinguished Alumni Award.

Ray has served the community in a variety of positions, including:

  • Executive Director of Great Connecticut Jazz Festival

  • Director of the Center Street Cemetery Association

  • Member of the Wallingford Public Celebrations Committee

  • Member of the Wallingford Veterans Memorial Parade Committee

  • Sponsor of the Spanish Community of Wallingford (SCOW) music program

  • Volunteer at SCOW

  • Official town photographer, with over 6000 hours documenting events for schools and other town functions.

  • Vice-President of the Wallingford Historic Preservation Trust

As a board member, Ray advocates for a strong arts curriculum; a culture of respect between parents, administrators, and teachers; updated school facilities; increased awareness and reporting of bullying; and effective uses of tax dollars.