KIPP Capital Region Board of Trustees

KIPP Capital Region Public Schools is governed by a local board of directors – all members of the Capital District Community. While we get access to resources and best practices via the KIPP Foundation, decisions are all made locally.

Board of Trustees

John P. Reilly, Chair
Dr. Shai Butler, Vice Chair
Sharif Kabir, Secretary
Guy Alonge III, Treasurer
Dr. Don- Lee Applyrs, Trustee
Robert Bellafiore, Trustee
Jeff Buell, Trustee
Siena Dean, Trustee
Katie Hohman, Trustee
Tracy Kennedy, Trustee
Kelly Kimbrough, Trustee
Ron Mexico, Trustee
Michael Strianese, Trustee
Carl Young, Trustee
Dr. Kimberly Young-Wilkins, Trustee

Meeting Schedule

July 27, 2022
September 14, 2022
November 9, 2022
January 18, 2023
March 29, 2023
May 10, 2023
June 14, 2023 (4 PM)

Public Comment Policy

All meetings are open to the public and a portion of each agenda is set aside for speakers. Each public comment will be limited to five minutes. Individuals are welcome to share statements to the board in writing as well. To address the Board, please email the school at by noon the day before the meeting at which you wish to speak.

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