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Janice Richardson

Janice RichardsonPresident
(585) 310-4817
Term Ends: 2023

Ms. Richardson has served the Webster CSD Board of Education since 2020, serving the 2021-22 year as its vice president and now as its president. She is on the board’s budget advisory, policy, and strategic planning committees, is the PTSA liaison to Spry Middle School and Webster Schroeder HS, and serves on the Monroe County School Boards Association’s (MCSBA) executive committee.
Ms. Richardson is a reading specialist for Greece Central Schools, where she is an Above the Influence (anti-vaping) Ambassador and the 2014 recipient of the Greece Golden Apple Teacher of the Year. Prior to joining Greece CSD, she was a substitute teacher and softball coach for Webster CSD and a building substitute for Sodus Central Schools.
She is a member of the Webster PTSA, a Webster Athletic Association baseball and Rochester Rattlers softball mom, a member of the Greece Teachers Community Programs Committee, and on the secondary scheduling team for Athena Middle School. She also fosters dogs and cats for Operation Freedom Ride.
Ms. Richardson (a Webster High School graduate) received her master's degree in literacy education, BS in elementary education, and BA in psychology and was named a Community Service Scholar from St. John Fisher College. She is married with four children, all presently attending Webster schools.


Linda Dioguardi

Vice President
(585) 643-8802
Term Ends: 2025

Mrs. Dioguardi has been on the Webster CSD Board of Education since 2015 and is currently serving as its vice president. She is on the board's budget advisory and policy committees, is PTSA  liaison to Plank Road South Elementary, Spry Middle School, and Webster Schroeder HS, and represents the district on the community partnership Webster Health and Education Network: A Drug Free Community Coalition (WHEN:DFCC). She is also on MSCB's labor relations committee and serves on the School Counseling Program Advisory Council and Sources of Strength Adult Leader Committee and Code of Conduct Committee.
A long-standing member of Webster PTSA, Mrs. Dioguardi has served at Webster Schroeder HS, Spry Middle School, and Plank Road South Elementary School. During her time at Plank South she served as chair for five years and was steward of the Plank South Little Free Library.
A graduate of Webster High School, Mrs. Dioguardi holds a BS in biology and chemistry from SUNY at Oswego and a master's of social work from Roberts Wesleyan College. She functioned as director of social work for The Hurlbut Nursing Home before leaving to care for her children. She is married with two children, one a Webster CSD graduate and the other currently attending Webster Schroeder High School


Mike Alt

photo of Mike Alt
(646) 856-1429
Term Ends: 2023

A member of the Webster CSD Board of Education since 2019, Mr. Alt presently serves on its audit, budget advisory, and strategic planning committees and is PTSA liaison to DeWitt Road and Plank Road North elementary schools.
Mr. Alt is president and founder of Altra Tech Consulting. Prior to this, he was vice president of manufacturing and technology for SiGNa Chemistry and director of Corporate Real Estate Kodak and Eastman Business Park (EBP), where he added 50 companies and 1,000 jobs to our region. His success led him to be interviewed by Kai Ryssdal of NPR Marketplace on manufacturing careers.
 He is an initial member of Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, chair of EBP and Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council, a coach for the Webster Soccer Association, an organizer of STEM demonstrations for Bring Your Kids to Work Day, and a member of the Rochester Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Alt has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Clarkson University, a master's degree in electrical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, and possesses a Six Sigma Black Belt certification. He and his wife have two grown children, both of whom are Webster CSD graduates.


Carole Barnabas

(585) 749-0452
Term Ends: 2025

Ms. Barnabas was elected to the Webster CSD Board of Education in 2022. She serves on its budget advisory committee, is PTSA liaison to Schlegel Road Elementary, Willink Middle School, and Webster Thomas HS, and serves on MCSBA’s labor relations and information exchange committees. Her community involvement has included serving as board president and member of Beechwoods Homeowners Association, board member, president, and reading mother for Webster Montessori School and Webster Montessori Society, Webster PTSA member, and Cub Scout den mother.
A retired Webster CSD English teacher, Ms. Barnabas also served as English department leader at Webster Thomas, Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA) advisor for English grades 6-12, an English tutor, and literary magazine advisor. She has also worked on numerous educational committees at Webster CSD, taught ESOL at Irondequoit Adult Education, and taught English and elementary school in Buffalo Public Schools. She is a recipient of the Oak Tree Teacher Appreciation Award.
Ms. Barnabas received her BA in Humanities from Canisius College, her MS in English Education from Canisius College, and her AP English training from Fordham University. She and her husband have three grown children, all of whom graduated from Webster CSD, and four grandchildren


Jennifer Birdsong-Ng

Photo of Jennifer Birdsong-Ng
(585) 208-5542
Term Ends: 2024

Ms. Birdsong-Ng was elected to the Webster CSD Board of Education in 2021.  She has a master’s degree in childhood and adolescent education from St. John Fisher College, a BS in history from SUNY Brockport, and an AAS in educational interpreting from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Ms. Birdsong-Ng is a secondary special education and social studies teacher at East Irondequoit CSD, where she has worked since 2007. She has also taught in Avon Central Schools, was an educational interpreter in American Sign Language for Monroe 1 BOCES, and worked for Wegmans Food Corporation.
Her school and community activities have  included: the Webster Families Igniting Racial Equity (FIRE) Steering Committee, Klem South PTSA and Webster Special Education PTSA, Co-president of East Irondequoit Teachers’ Association, Town of Webster Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative, Webster Town Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, and Women’s Club of Webster. She serves on the WCSD BOE’s audit and budget advisory committees, is liaison to FIRE and to Klem Road South Elementary, State Road Elementary and Willink Middle School, and is on MCSBA's legislative committee. She is married with three young children, two of which attend Webster CSD.


Shanna LaDelfa
(585) 210-0833
Term Ends: 2024

Ms. LaDelfa was elected to the board in 2021 after years of service with school and community organizations. During her years in the PTSA, she served as Klem North PTSA secretary, communications chair, and dance coordinator, Willink Middle School membership coordinator, and Webster Central PTSA membership chair. She has also volunteered with Webster Adopt a Senior, Foodlink CANstruction, and LaBella Associates’ community LINC fundraisers.
Ms. LaDelfa is on MCSBA’s information exchange committee, WCSD BOE’s audit, budget, and strategic planning committees, and is PTSA representation to Klem Road North Elementary and Webster Thomas HS.
She is project manager-services for Five9. She was a program manager for LaBella Associates, including managing New York State’s Broadband for All initiative for Avangrid. She also worked for Zeller Corporation for as a business systems manager where she oversaw a contract management team and managed revenue growth from $20 million in sales to $60 million for the company’s seven value add divisions.
Ms. LaDelfa attended classes at Genesee Community College and SUNY Brockport and has taken LeanSix Sigma at Rochester Institute of Technology and PS Principles for Project Sherpa. She and her husband have two children, one attending Webster schools.


Charlie Roods, Ed.D.
(585) 755-8782
Term Ends: 2025

Dr. Roods, a parent to two current Webster CSD secondary students, joined the board in 2022. He has a BA in secondary education, English education grades 7-12 from SUNY Buffalo, an MS in K-12 Reading from SUNY Brockport, leadership certificate in education from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, and a doctorate in teaching and curriculum from the University of Rochester.
Since 2010 he has worked as assistant principal of Penfield High School. Prior to then he was an English teacher at James A. Beneway High School, and an English language arts teacher at Thomas C. Armstrong Middle School.
Dr. Roods is on the WCSD BOE’s budget advisory and policy committees and is PTSA liaison to Spry Middle School and Webster Schroeder HS.
His school and community activities include Webster PTSA and Penfield PTA member, Special Olympics Polar Plunge team leader, architect committee member for Careers in Education, Wayne Central varsity track and field coach, and Wayne Central modified/assistant varsity wrestling coach. He is a recipient of the Wayne Central Teacher of Significance Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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