Matt Butler is the Education & Public Health Reporter at the Ithaca Voice. He can be reached by email at [email protected] More by Matt Butler Tagged: ann reichlin, board of education, budget, ithaca city school district, kelly evans, moira lang, nicole lafave “All I can really say is that I’m very grateful for all the support and I cant wait to dive in,” said Evans, reached Wednesday morning. Further, both the annual budget and the proposed use of capital reserve funds from 2018 were easily: 71.1 percent of voters approved the budget (a bit of a surprise, given there had been some pushback on social media over the budget’s size), and 82.4 percent approved of the capital reserve fund plans, which will be geared toward new bus purchases. BUDGET VOTE & ELECTION PRELIMINARY RESULTSPROP 1 2021-22 BudgetYES Votes: 1,334NO Votes: 543PROP 2 Capital Reserve FundsYES Votes: 1,570NO Votes: 335ELECTIONLaFave: 1,340 votesLang: 1,229 votesReichlin: 1,084 votesEvans: 1,092 votesThank you to everyone who voted! pic.twitter.com/3aBpZWGtta— Ithaca City School District (@IthacaNYSchools) May 19, 2021 Matt Butler Your education news is made possible with support from: ITHACA, N.Y.—The Ithaca City School District’s Board of Education will have one new face on it going forward, as newcomer Kelly Evans defeated two-term incumbent Ann Reichlin during the annual board elections on May 18. Nicole LaFave led all vote getters with 1,340, followed by Moira Lang, who received 1,229 votes. Both secured their third terms. Reichlin was seeking her third term, but finished last of the four and was thus eliminated—Evans received 1,092 votes to Reichlin’s 1,084.Barring anything unforeseen, the results will be certified at a special Board of Education meeting May 19.
August 1, 2004 Regular News Governor makes JNC appointments Governor makes JNC appointments Gov. Jeb Bush has announced his appointments to Florida’s 26 judicial nomination commissions.The governor on July 12 made two direct appointments to each of the nine-member JNCs, and also appointed one member to each from a slate of nominees submitted by The Florida Bar. Because of a mid-term vacancy, Bush named four people to the 20th Circuit JNC.Following are those named for four-year terms on the JNCs. The person nominated by the Bar is in bold type:• Supreme Court JNC — attorney Basil L. Bain of Naples, Tina McCain Matte, of Ft. Myers, a partner in a marketing and public relations firm, and attorney Diana Santa Maria of Cooper City.• First District Court of Appeal JNC — attorney Edward P. Fleming, of Pensacola, attorney Vikki R. Shirley of Monticello, and retired attorney Steven K. Yablonski, of Jacksonville.• Second DCA JNC — attorney David M. Caldevilla of Tampa, investor Armando Flores of Tampa, and attorney Hardy Roberts III of Tampa.• Third DCA JNC — attorney Ramon A. Abadin of Miami, attorney Thomas R. Spencer of Pinecrest, and Marielena Villamil of Coral Gables, president/chief operating officer of Washington Economics Group.• Fourth DCA JNC — attorney Richard L. Handley of Ft. Lauderdale, attorney Joel L. Kirschbaum of Ft. Lauderdale, and banker Vernon Smith of Ft. Pierce.• Fifth DCA JNC — retired banker Jerry Buchanan of Orlando, attorney Jill Schwartz of Maitland, and insurance agent Lewis C. Webb, of Rockledge.• First Circuit JNC — attorney Drew S. Pinkerton of Shalimar, resort executive Patricia H. Tolbert of Destin, and Southern Company executive Jarl T. Young of Pensacola.• Second Circuit JNC — attorney Elaine N. Duggar of Tallahassee, attorney Jose B. Lorenzo of Tallahassee, and government consultant Kim W. Bertron of Tallahassee.• Third Circuit JNC — attorney Angela M. Cancio of Live Oak, attorney Cary A. “Bo” Hardee III of Madison, and attorney Robert Jordan of Lake City.• Fourth Circuit JNC — attorney Angela Corey of Woods Lane, police detective Terrence James of Jacksonville, and attorney Joseph W. Prichard of Jacksonville.• Fifth Circuit JNC — Jeannette M. Haag of Inverness, attorney Lisa D. Herndon of Ocala, and attorney H. Randolph “Randy” Klein of Ocala.• Sixth Circuit JNC — attorney Tamara F. Dudley of St. Petersburg, attorney Joshua Magidson of Clearwater, and attorney Peter N. Meros of St. Petersburg.• Seventh Circuit JNC — attorney Maureen S. Christine of St. Augustine, attorney Sean Daly of Ormond Beach, and attorney Michael H. Lambert of Ormond Beach.• Eighth Circuit JNC — prison warden Allen W. “AC” Clark of Raiford,attorney Leonard E. Ireland of Gainesville, and attorney Rose Mary T. Oelrich of Gainesville.• Ninth Circuit JNC — attorney Wayne L. Helsby of Winter Park, attorney Ernest “Ernie” Mullins of Kissimmee, and attorney John T. Stemberger of Orlando.• 10th Circuit JNC — insurance executive G. Gregory King of Winter Haven, attorney Billy R. Ready of Auburndale, and attorney Janet M. Stuart of Lakeland.• 11th Circuit — attorney Robert N. “Bob” Allen, Jr., of Key Biscayne, attorney Cynthia A. Everett of Miami, and business executive Marie S. Bell of Miami.• 12th Circuit JNC — attorney Patricia D. Crauwels of Bradenton, John L. “Jay” Crouse of Sarasota, director, Episcopal Men’s Ministries, and attorney J. Michael Hartenstine of Sarasota.• 13th Circuit JNC — attorney Richard L. Bradford of Valrico, attorney William F. Jung of Tampa, and accountant Steven S. Oscher of Tampa.• 14th Circuit JNC — attorney Martha “Sister” B. Milligan of Panama City, attorney Timothy M. Warner of Lynn Haven, and attorney Jeffrey P. Whitton of Lynn Haven.• 15th Circuit JNC — attorney David E. Dreyer of Jupiter, attorney John Metzger of West Palm Beach, and attorney Spencer Sax of Boca Raton.16th Circuit JNC — marketing executive Piper L. Smith of Key West, attorney Thomas D. Wright of Marathon, and appliance store owner Gerald Abreu, Jr., of Key West.• 17th Circuit JNC — attorney Ileana Almeida of Ft. Lauderdale, attorney Walter L. Morgan of Ft. Lauderdale, and attorney Georgina “Gina” R. Pozzuoli of Weston.• 18th Circuit JNC — attorney Harold T. Bistline of Indian Harbour Beach, attorney Brooke Deratany Goldfarb of Indialantic, and David W. Jackson of Cocoa, program manager, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners.• 19th Circuit JNC — company owner Thomas W. Lockwood of Vero Beach, attorney Renée Marquis-Abrams of Port St. Lucie, and attorney Casey Walker of Vero Beach.• 20th Circuit JNC — attorney Victor M. Arias of Ft. Myers, attorney James T. Humphrey, Jr., of Ft. Myers, attorney Mary A. McGillicuddy of Ft. Myers, and attorney Eugene H. Smith, of Ft. Myers.
continue reading » The coronavirus pandemic is putting our leadership skills to test. It’s showing us the areas we’re strongest in, and those that need some work. It’s reminding us what’s important in times of crisis. How are you faring?Mistakes will definitely be made as we adjust to the new reality of isolation, not seeing our coworkers, friends, and possibly family for weeks. But it’s the way in which you lead your team, your organization, and your members/customers that’s important – it’s not about perfection or having all the answers.Business professor John Quelch, in a recent post for the Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge, shares what he calls the “7 Cs for coronavirus survival” for leaders. These tips will help you focus on leading the right way to get through these trying times:Calm: Uncertainty causes stress and anxiety. It’s OK to feel these emotions, but make sure you have a proper outlet to release them. Otherwise, your pent-up negative energy could burst when it’s least appropriate. Stay calm as you communicate with your employees about the struggles you’re facing and how you’re going to address them (see these tips from last week on effectively handling frustrations). ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr