Board of Education Members


  Robert Ainslie
President

124 Woolf Lane
Ithaca, NY 14850
607.273.2558 robert.ainslie@icsd.k12.ny.us

Term Expires 2019
  Robert Ainslie is a native Ithacan and a graduate of Ithaca High School Class of '74, where he played football and served as captain his senior year. Ainslie had the opportunity to continue his athletic career at Cornell and is the Class of '78. His son, Robby, was a member of IHS Class of '10 and is also Cornell Class of '14. For more than 20 years, Ainslie was the third generation to own and operate the Ainslie Dairy Farm. Since 2000, Ainslie has worked in financial services and is currently a first vice president with Morgan Stanley in Ithaca, New York.

Ainslie has served on several community boards, notably as president of the Enfield Community Council and Tompkins Learning Partners. He was elected to the Ithaca Board of Education in 2007 and has served as president of the board since 2008.

Ainslie and his wife, Judy, live in the Town of Ithaca.

Ainslie serves as a member of the Audit Committee, and is the BoE Liaison to Enfield Elementary, Ithaca Public Education Initiative, the IPEI Roundtable, and Central New York School Boards Association. 
 
 
 
  Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell
Vice President

924 Cliff Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
607.229.7900 sean.bradwell@icsd.k12.ny.us

Term Expires 2017
  Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell is Director of Programs and Outreach within the Division of Educational Affairs at Ithaca College and has research/teaching interests in educational policy, race theory, and hip hop culture. He is an alumnus of Amsterdam High School in New York State; received a B.A. in political science from the University of Rochester; an M.S. in education from Rochester's Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development; and a Ph.D. in policy analysis and management from Cornell University.   

Dr. Eversley Bradwell has served on the Ithaca Board of Education since 2009 and as chairman of the Board Policy Committee since 2010. Through his professional, research, and personal involvement in education, as well as his work with community organizations, Dr. Eversley Bradwell is committed to working toward more meaningful learning and teaching.

Dr. Eversley Bradwell  serves as a member of the Audit and Policy committees. He is the BoE Liaison to the Greater Ithaca Activities Council.
 
 
 
  Bradley Grainger

421 Highland Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
607.257.3268 brad.grainger@icsd.k12.ny.us

Term Expires 2019
  Bradley Grainger received his bachelor's degree from Cornell University and his master's in Public Administration from Syracuse University. He has worked in the mortgage banking industry for nearly 30 years and developed expertise in FHA-insured healthcare loans for new construction and refinancing opportunities, which he executed on a national scale.

Grainger was elected to the Ithaca Board of Education in 2007, served as chair of the Facilities Committee for four years, overseeing the more than $90 million school renovation program in ICSD. Currently, he serves as chair of the Finance/Facilities Committee. He is passionate about ensuring all students have the opportunity to excel and participate in the arts, music, drama, and athletics. Grainger has served on numerous non-profit boards throughout the community.

Grainger serves as a member of the Audit, Finance & Facilities, and Human Resources committees. He is the BoE Liaison to Boynton Middle School and the PTA Council.
 
 
 
 

Eldred V. Harris, JD

eldred.harris@icsd.k12.ny.us

Term Expires 2019

  Eldred Harris serves as a member of the Curriculum and Legislative / Advocacy committees. He is the BoE Liaison to Beverly J. Martin and Cayuga Heights elementary schools, and the Equity Inclusion Leadership Council.
 
 
 
 

Nicole LaFave

308 Linn Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
607.255.0094 (w)
nicole.lafave@icsd.k12.ny.us

Term Expires 2018

  Nicole LaFave serves on the Curriculum and Policy committees. She is the BoE Liaison to Northeast and South Hill elementary schools.
 
 
 
  Moira Lang

231 Elm Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
607.379.6394 moira.lang@icsd.k12.ny.us

Term Expires 2018
  Moira Lang has been part of the Ithaca community since 1978. She spent 35 years as a secondary English teacher, 25 of those years at Ithaca High School - from 1985 - 2010. Lang received her BA in English from Union College and her MA in English from Middlebury College. 

Her daughter and six nieces attended Ithaca schools.
 
As a teacher in Ithaca, Lang served on numerous committees and was a participant in and leader of diverse projects - including the ICSD Secondary Language Arts Curriculum Committee, the Ithaca Writing Project, the IHS WISE Program, the National Honor Society, and the Site-based Council. After four years at Robert College of Istanbul, Turkey, Lang retired from teaching in June 2014. She joined the Board of Education in July 2015. 

Lang serves on the Curriculum and Human Resources committees. She is the BoE Liaison to Lehman Alternative Community School and to DeWitt Middle School.
 
 
 
  Christopher A. Malcolm

131 Inlet Valley Way
Ithaca NY 14850  
607.342.3249 christopher.malcolm@icsd.k12.ny.us

Term Expires 2017
  Christopher Malcolm has lived in Ithaca for 10 years. He graduated from James Madison High School in Brooklyn, NY. He is a married father of four -  all of whom have attended school in ICSD. Malcolm coached youth sports and mentored youth. He has previous experience serving on boards and committees and has been a community volunteer in many different capacities in Ithaca for several years. 

Malcolm was elected to the Ithaca Board of Education in 2011 on a platform of helping to move ICSD toward a time of inclusion, transparency, and excellence that will support every child to learn and perform at a high level. 

Malcolm serves on the Finance & Facilities and Human Resources committees. He is the BoE Liaison to Belle Sherman Elementary School.
 
 
 
  Ann Reichlin

108 West Lincoln Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
607.274.2102 ann.reichlin@icsd.k12.ny.us

Term Expires 2018
  Ann Reichlin received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She taught sculpture and drawing as an artist in residence at Brandeis University and as a visiting assistant professor at Hamilton College. She currently teaches art on a freelance basis to young children. A recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, Reichlin exhibits her work in galleries and museums throughout the United States.

Reichlin is the parent of two children - a daughter who attends Ithaca High School and a son who graduated from Ithaca High School in 2013 and is currently attending college. A founding member of SOS Election Boosters - which is a parent-based group focused on New York State policies that impact ICSD - Reichlin has also served as a parent volunteer coordinator for Code Red Robotics and as an artist advisor for the New York Foundation for the Arts. She has lived in Ithaca since 1997.

Reichlin serves on the Finance & Facilities and Legislative/Advocacy committees. She is the BoE Liaison to Caroline and Fall Creek elementary schools, and the ICSD Early Childhood Program.
 
 
 
  Dr. Patricia Wasyliw

21 Marcy Court
Ithaca, NY 14850
607.277.2708 patricia.wasyliw@icsd.k12.ny.us

Term Expires 2017
  Dr. Patricia Wasyliw is an assistant dean in the Office of Admissions and Academic Advising of the College of Arts & Sciences at Cornell University, serving as freshman-sophomore advisor, study abroad advisor, academic integrity liaison, and chair of the international admissions committee. She has worked in higher education for more than 20 years as a lecturer, assistant professor, and administrator.

Dr. Wasyliw studied at Binghamton University, received a B.A. in medieval studies, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in medieval history. Wasyliw was elected to the Ithaca Board of Education in 2011. She has been involved with ICSD PTA at Boynton Middle School and South Hill Elementary School, and at the district level on the PTA Council. She has also served on the board of directors for Coddington Road Community Center.

She has lived in Ithaca since 1993 and is the mother of two IHS graduates - class of 2001 and 2013.

Wasyliw serves on the Legislative Advocacy and Policy committees. She is the BoE Liaison to Ithaca High School and TST BOCES.