Warrensburg Central School District Board of Education

2023-2024 Members:

Darren Duell

Darren Duell (President)

4 years of service

Hobbies: Fishing, hunting, and enjoying the outdoors

Greatest accomplishment: Raising four children and watching them become adults

Favorite quote: "What goes around come around"

Elaine Cowin

Elaine Cowin (Vice President)

6 years of service

Occupation: Retired from WCSD after 30 rewarding years as the Library/Media Specialist

Interests: Whatever her family is involved in, serving the community, and sharing great reads with whomever will listen

Hobbies: Reading, going to casinos, and sometimes watching junk TV

Favorite Quote: "Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too." - Voltaire

Doug West

Doug West

12 years of service

Occupation: Owner of a software company

Hobbies & Interests: Running, home improvement, auto mechanics, and fixing just about anything that breaks

Biggest Accomplishment: Married for over 25 years and father of 3

Fun Fact: Has coached each of his three children in at least one sport


Diane Angell

11 years of service

Occupation: Registered nurse for 37 years, primarily in the ER. Owner/operator of a nursing agency since 2016

Hobbies & Interests: The outdoors, especially on the water, whether it's on a lake or the ocean

Biggest accomplishment: Family is everything and most important. Angell has been married for 33 years, and has two children who attended WCSD

Life mantra: Treat people how you want to be treated, and everyone is equal, despite where we come from


Dani Oliver

2 years of service

Occupation: Secretary to the Town of Warrensburg Supervisor

Interests: Traveling with her two children Matthew and Skye, and reading

Laurie Rinkie

Laurie Rinke

3 years of service

Occupation: Owner/Director of Camp Echo Lake and LCSW

Fun facts: Engaged tp Darby Langworth, was a Port Washington Portette kick line dancer in high school, the main character of the movie "13 Going on 30" was named for her and partially based on her, spent the past 37 summers in Warrensburg and 6 years as a full time resident

Life mantra: I believe in the power of positivity and the importance of gratitude


Maria Beadnell

1 year of service

Occupation: Shared Services Leader for Hudson Headwaters Health Network since 2009

Interests: Enjoys hosting dinner for friends and family

Greatest accomplishment: A super mom to two amazing children and wife to husband, Leighen

Favorite quote: "Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what could be"