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Mr. Richardt, Ms. Heinlein, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Miller (back row)
Ms. Byrne, Ms. Licalzi, Ms. Murphy (seated)

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Michael Miller,
(term expires 2020)

      Michael is the Principal of the Bridgehampton School District. Michael, his wife, Kristen and daughter are Blue Point residents. First elected in 2014, Michael was re-elected by the community in 2017 and was appointed President of the Board of Education for a second year. He serves on the Policy Committee and is a firm believer in education. Michael is looking forward to serving the BBP community through his work with the Board of Education.

Daniene Byrne,
Vice President
(term expires 2020)

      Daniene and her family live in Blue Point. She is a BBP High School mom, and public education advocate. Her Board of Education service, began in May of 2014, and has grown to include: representing "Area 12" on New York State School Boards, Legislative Resolutions Committee; serving on the Bayport Blue Point School Board's Policy and Audit Committees; and on the ESBOCES RIC and Program Budget Committee. Daniene also holds a seat on the ESBOCES School Library Council, as the Suffolk County Region PTA representative. Her previous work includes serving as both member and President of the Bayport Blue Point Library Board; President of the BBP PTA Council;Vice-President of the Blue Point PTA; and working on the school district's Budget Advisory Committee. She also is a supporter and founding member of SEED. In 2016 she was appointed to the Suffolk County Women's Advisory Committee.


Gina Murphy,
(term expires 2018)

      Gina is a special education teacher in the Brentwood School District with twenty years of experience. She holds a Bachelor's degree in elementary education and Deaf education from Flagler College and a Master's degree in special education from Dowling College. Gina and her husband John have been Blue Point residents for eleven years and have one son who proudly attends James Wilson Young Middle School. Gina and her family are members of Our Lady of Snow Church. Gina is a strong advocate for public education and community safety. Gina serves the Bayport-Blue Point community as a member of the district's policy committee and is a liaison to the Blue Point Civic Association. Gina actively participates with the PTA, PAL Youth Sports, and the Blue Point Fire Department Junior Racing Team. She is also a supporter of SEED and SEA-BBS. In 2014, she successfully created a referendum to reduce the mileage requirement for the busing of all elementary students. In 2015, Gina was awarded a proclamation from the Suffolk County legislature for her continuous work and tremendous commitment as an educator, leader, role model and outstanding member of our community. Gina is excited to work closely with the Board of Education and serve all facets of the Bayport-Blue Point community in order to make effective change towards the betterment of our children.


Christopher Richardt,
(term expires 2018)

      Chris is a veteran educator with nineteen years of experience as both a classroom teacher and school leader. For the past nine years, he has served as the Principal of Hampton Bays High School. He holds a Bachelor's degree in History from Stony Brook University, a Masters in Middle School Education and a Professional Diploma in School District Administration from Long Island University at CW Post. Chris and his wife, Lori, have been residents of Bayport since 2004 and currently have two children attending Sylvan Avenue Elementary School. He has served the Bayport-Blue Point community as a member of the district facilities and budget advisory committees. Chris believes that Bayport-Blue Point is a special place for kids to learn and grow. He is grateful for the opportunity to serve as a board trustee and looks forward to being part of the district's growth and development in the future.


Katherine Heinlein
(term expires 2019)
Twitter: @kathy_heinlein



Brian Johnson
(term expires 2019)

       Brian is an Air Force Major and the Base Comptroller of the 106th Rescue Wing in Westhampton Beach. Brian and his wife, Jessica, have been Blue Point residents for five years and have two daughters, their eldest currently attends Sylvan Avenue Elementary School. Brian is a liaison to the district's Budget Advisory Committee and serves on the Board of Education Audit Committee. Brian is a firm believer in education and fiscal responsibility. He looks forward to serving the community in his new role and hopes to strengthen his relationship with community members and district employees.


Molly Licalzi
(term expires 2019)

       Molly is the Administrative Coordinator for Curriculum and Assessment at Eastern Suffolk BOCES.  Molly and her husband, Eddie, have lived in Bayport since 1995.  They have two daughters, Cassandra and Adriana, in the district.  Adriana is in 8th grade and attends James Wilson Young Middle School and Cassandra just started attending the ESBOCES program last year at Islip Academic Center and Islip Career Center.  Molly was a previous board trustee and served from 2008-13.  During the past election, two seats were left vacant and she was concerned for the community and students of this district and decided to serve once again.   She started her 3rd term on July 1, 2016.  Molly serves as the Legislation Monitor and N-SSBA Representative.  Additionally she is the NYSSBA Convention Delegate.  Molly looks forward to joining the current Board of Education and sharing her expertise as a previous trustee to ensure this district continues on an upward momentum to prepare all students for success.  


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