Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Dr. Pamela Brown, new superintendent of schools Buffalo City School District!
Dr. Pamela Brown in a 7 to 2 vote named the new superintendent of Buffalo Schools. Two board members President Lou Petrucci , Park District rep and Jason McCarthy, North District did not vote for Brown. No public discussion was held before their decision. The board room was packed tonight, the 50 or more in the audience applauded approvingly after the board announced the appointment of Dr. Brown. Voting for Brown, were board members: Mary Ruth Kapsiak, Central District, Sharon Belton Cottman, Ferry District, Roz Taylor, East District, Ralph Hernandez, West district, Florence Johnson, at Large and John Licata, at Large. Fran Wilson, Chief Academic Officer, presided at the board meeting tonight. McCarthy acknowledged and thanked Amber Dixon on behalf of the board for her interim work in the district the last nine months.