Breyt Coakley
Term May 19, 2021 - June 30, 2022
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Breyt Coakley, of Oneida, is serving his first term on the Board of Education.  He is a 15 year district resident. Breyt holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mathematics from Rensselaer, and an MBA from New York University. He has more than 20 years of experience in Electronic Warfare and Radar systems. He previously worked at Raytheon and Lockheed Martin. Breyt is currently the Vice President of Helios Remote Sensing Systems, Inc. in Rome, NY. Breyt and his family promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) activities by maintaining their family website:  Breyt, his wife Lisa, and his daughters have ranked over 100 board games each, with many 100's of hours more of playtesting.

Breyt and Lisa have two daughters attending Oneida City School District, and hosted a Spanish foreign exchange student graduating from Oneida.

Heather Denby
Term July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2024
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Heather Denby, of Oneida, is serving her first five-year term on the Board of Education.  Heather graduated from Oneida and attended Seneca Street Elementary School.  A 33 year district resident, Heather graduated from Saint Bonaventure University with a B.A. in Spanish and Psychology, and a Philosophy/Pre-Law minor.  Heather attended the Middlebury College Spanish Immersion Program, and she earned her Juris Doctor from SUNY Buffalo Law School.  Heather currently practices in Oneida as a matrimonial/family law attorney, and is the Vice-President of the Madison County Bar Association.

Heather and her husband, Derek, have two children enrolled in the Oneida City School District.  

Kurt Gormley
Term July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2026
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Kurt Gormley of Oneida, NY is serving his first term on the Board of Education.  He is a 24 year district resident.  Kurt holds a B.S. in Chemistry from St. Lawrence University and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Buffalo.  Kurt currently has a practice in Sherrill, NY and is a member of various dental societies and local organizations.

Kurt and his wife, Kim have two daughters enrolled in the Oneida City School District.


Robert Group
Term July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2022
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Robert Group, of Oneida, is serving his second term on the Board of Education.  A 30  year district resident, he has served on the policy, budget, compensation, facilities, and public relations committees.  Bob chaired the budget committee and served as President of the Board for the last two years. He is a graduate of Onondaga Central High School, then attended and graduated from Springfield College with a degree in Physical Education.  Bob was involved in education for 34 years in the Schoharie, Onondaga, and Canastota school districts as a teacher, coach, athletic director, and administrator.

Bob and his wife, Martha had two daughters and a son graduate from Oneida and have a granddaughter who is currently enrolled.

Martin Kelly
Term July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2023
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Martin Kelly, of Oneida, is serving his first five-year term on the Board of Education. He is presently the Board's Vice President. Martin is 15-year district resident and  is a graduate of Le Moyne College with a B.A. in History.  He also earned his M.S. Ed and later completed his teaching certification at Le Moyne College.  Martin is currently working as a teacher in the Cazenovia School District. 

Martin and his wife, Megan, have a daughter and a son enrolled in the Oneida City School District.    

James Maio 
Term July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2023
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Jim Maio, of Oneida, is serving his first five-year term on the Board of Education. He is presently the Board’s President.  Jim is an 18-year district resident and is a local graduate of Fabius-Pompey High School and later a graduate of St. Bonaventure University, earning as BA in Psychology.  He then continued his education at St. Bonaventure, earning a MS.Ed in Counseling.  Jim has worked at Mohawk Valley Community College for past 15 years where he began his career as a counselor.  He currently serves as the Dean for Student Support.  In this role, Jim has oversight over many of the support services for students.  Jim also serves on the Tri-Valley YMCA Board of Directors.

Jim and his wife Kim have daughter who is enrolled in the district.

Brad Myatt
Term July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2025
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Brad Myatt, of Oneida, is serving his first term on the Board of Education. A 35 year district resident, Brad is a graduate of Oneida High School and attended Seneca Street Elementary School. He is a graduate of Siena College with a Bachelor's of Arts in History degree. He also earned a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Sage Graduate School. He has been an educator in New York since 2006. He is currently a middle school Social Studies teacher at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Central School District, where he is head of the Social Studies department. He has served on the City of Oneida Parks and Recreation Commission and currently volunteers with the St. Patrick's basketball program and serves as Vice President of the Oneida Dolphins Swim Team Parent Board.

Brad and his wife, Kristin, have two daughters who are both enrolled in the Oneida City School District.