Warrensburg Central School District Board of Education

The Warrensburg Central School District’s Board of Education will be meeting on Mondays at 6 in the High School's Library, 103 Schroon River Rd, Warrensburg. This meeting will be held in-person. Public comments and participation will be allowed in-person. Minutes will be added to our BoardDocs after. If you have any questions about board of education meetings, please contact Kathleen Syvertsen, phone: 518-623-2861, email: syvertsenk@wcsd.org.

Run for a Position on the School Board

At the 2024-2025 school budget vote on May 21st, there will be a vote to fill two 4-year term positions on our school board.

Petitions are ready for Board of Education candidates to begin obtaining signatures. April 22, 2024, 4:00 p.m. is the deadline for submission of petitions for nominations of Board of Education candidates. Submit petitions in person to the Business Office at 103 Schroon River Road. Any questions, please contact the Business Office at 518-623-2861 ext. 228.

Petitions can be printed using the link below or picked up from the schools.

2023-2024 Members:

  • President Darren Duell

  • Vice President Elaine Cowin

  • Diane Angell

  • Maria Beadnell

  • Dani Oliver

  • Doug West

  • Laurie Rinke Langworthy

2023-2024 Board Meetings

  • July 10, 2023

  • August 14, 2023

  • September 11, 2023

  • October 10, 2023

  • November 13, 2023

  • December 11, 2023

  • January 8, 2024

  • February 12, 2024

  • March 11, 2024

  • April 8, 2024

  • May 13, 2024

  • June 10, 2024

Meet the Board

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


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"

Laurie Rinkie

Laurie Rinke Langworthy

3 years of service

Occupation: Owner/Director of Camp Echo Lake and LCSW

Fun facts: Married to Darby Langworthy, 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

Contact Us

Amy Langworthy, Superintendent
email: langworthya@wcsd.org
phone: 518-623-2861

Kathleen Syvertsen, Secretary to the Superintendent and District Registrar
email: syvertsenk@wcsd.org
phone: 518-623-2861

Darren Duell, President
email: darrenduell@wcsd.org

Elaine Cowin, Vice President
email: cowine@wcsd.org

Diane Angell
email: angelld@wcsd.org

Maria Beadnell
email: beadnellm@wcsd.org

Dani Oliver
email: oliverd@wcsd.org

Doug West
email: westd@wcsd.org

Laurie Rinke Langworthy
email: rinkel@wcsd.org