School Board

The York County School Division is governed by an elected School Board comprised of five members, one from each of the county's five election districts. Elections are held every four years, with the next election taking place in November 2023.

Contact information for each board member is available below. Citizens wishing to contact individual school board members via the postal service should send correspondence to: 302 Dare Road, Yorktown, VA 23692. For information on speaking at board meetings, please visit the Board Meeting webpage.


Mark J. Shafer


District 1
757-879-6380
Elected term expires
January 2024
Brett Higginbotham


Vice Chair
District 2
757-897-0027
Elected term expires
January 2024
Laurel M. Garrelts


District 3
757-897-1923
Elected term expires
January 2024
 
James E. Richardson


Chair
District 4
757-869-0573
Elected term expires
January 2024
Sean P. Myatt


District 5
757-879-6465
Elected term expires
January 2024
 

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