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Board of Education Mission Statement
The Community Consolidated School District 93 Board of Education is dedicated to supporting the District's mission by setting goals, developing policy, monitoring progress, and evaluating performance with a focus on the achievement and best interests of all stakeholders.
The Role of Board of Education Members
The District is governed by a Board of Education consisting of seven (7) members elected to serve terms of four years. Illinois school board elections are generally held in April of odd-numbered years. Staggered terms of members are structured so that three or four seats are open at each election. The Board's powers and duties include the broad authority to adopt and enforce all necessary policies for the management and government of the public schools.
Members of the Board of Education serve without compensation. Actual and necessary travel and other expenses incurred by Board members while on approved district business will be reimbursed according to Board Policy.
Members of the Board of Education should endeavor to attend all meetings, discuss items presented on the agenda, suggest other items for consideration, and vote upon motions presented. Board members shall be non-partisan in dealing with school matters, and shall place the education of children above any partisan principal, group interest, or personal ambition.
Attendance and participation in local, state and national meetings designed to acquaint Board members with issues in public education, with new or proposed legislation, with policy development and administration of a school system, and with efficient Board operation shall be encouraged.
Board members also shall be encouraged to read current journals and other pertinent educational materials.
Official action by Board members must occur at a duly called and legally conducted meeting. A "Meeting" is defined as any gathering of the majority of a quorum of the Board or a majority of a quorum of any committee of the Board for the purpose of discussing school district business.
Board members, as individuals, have no authority over school affairs, except as provided by law or as authorized by the Board.
A primary function of the Board of Education in District 93 is to provide educational programs for each student, giving them the opportunity to develop to their fullest capacity in the areas of mental, physical, and emotional needs.
Board Member Profiles
Scott Stone - Board President
Scott Stone has been a Board Member since May 2013, served as Vice President for three years, and assumed the role of President in March 2022. He and his wife Janice have lived in Carol Stream since 1998. They have two children who graduated from District 93.
Mr. Stone has served on District 93’s District Learning Team, Facilities Committee, Boundaries Committee, Special Education Parent Advisory Group, Jay Stream STEM Lab Design Committee, and the Board Policy Customization Committee. He currently serves on the Finance Committee and is part of the Portrait of a Graduate Process.
Clay Elmore - Board Vice President
Clay Elmore has been a Board Member since May 2015. He has lived in Bloomingdale since 2005 with his wife Rebecca. They have two children who graduated from District 93.
Mr. Elmore has served on the Stratford Middle School Innovation Center/STEM Lab Design Committee, District Learning Team, Equity & Excellence Committee, Co-Curricular Committee, Board Policy Customization Committee, and attends Bloomingdale Intergovernmental Meetings.
Sonal Amin - Board Member
Sonal Amin joined the Board in August 2013. Mrs. Amin and her husband Vipul have lived in Hanover Park since 2004. They have three children, all of whom graduated from District 93 schools.
Mrs. Amin has served as a volunteer at District 93 schools, has regularly chaired PTA committees, and was a Building Learning Team Representative at Stratford Middle School. She has served on the Facilities Committee, Boundaries Committee, Expect Respect Task Force, Dual Language Planning Committee, Stratford Innovation Center/STEM Lab Design Committee, Negotiations Committee, and Cloverdale Innovation Center Design Committee. Mrs. Amin currently serves on the District Learning Team and represents District 93 on the PEP Foundation Board.
Elise Houswerth - Board Member
Elise Houswerth has been a Board Member since May 2021. She and her husband Josh have lived in Carol Stream since 2014. They have two children.
Elise serves on the Finance Committee and the District Learning Team.
Rogelio Orozco - Board Member
Rogelio Orozco served on District 93’s Board of Education from 2015 to 2017 and from April 2019 to the present. He has lived in Carol Stream since 2003 with his wife Araceli. They have two children, one of whom attends District 93.
Mr. Orozco has served on the Diversity Committee, the Western Trails Innovation Center Design Committee, and the Equity & Excellence Committee.
Jasper Vaiana - Board Member
Jasper Vaiana was appointed to the Board of Education on October 5, 2022. He and his wife Michelle have lived in Carol Stream for more than 16 years. They have three children, two of whom attend District 93 currently.
Jessica Zolmierski - Board Member
Jessica Zolmierski has been a Board Member since May 2021. She resides in Carol Stream with her husband Adam, son and daughter. Mrs. Zolmierski has resided in Carol Stream for the majority of her life, having attended CCSD93 schools herself.