School Board

The York County School Division is governed by an elected School Board comprising 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 2027.

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.

Contact the School Board

Board Members


Mark J. Shafer Mark J. Shafer
District 1
757-879-6380

Committee Memberships:

  • York Foundation for Public Education

Elected term expires January 2028

 
Zoran Pajevic Zoran Pajevic
District 2
757-784-5016

Committee Memberships:

  • New Horizons Regional Education Center (Board of Trustees)
  • Career & Technical Education Advisory Committee (CTEAC)

Elected term expires January 2028

 
Kimberly S. Goodwin Kimberly S. Goodwin
Vice Chair
District 3
757-532-8665

Committee Memberships:

  • Health Advisory Committee
  • Gifted Education Advisory Committee (GEAC)

Elected term expires January 2028

 
James E. Richardson James E. Richardson
District 4
757-869-0573

Committee Memberships:

  • HRETA/WHRO (Board of Directors)

Elected term expires January 2028

 
Lynda J. Fairman Lynda J. Fairman
Chair
District 5
757-784-8795

Committee Memberships:

  • Outstanding Youth Selection Committee
  • Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

Elected term expires January 2028


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