Board of Trustees

The composition of the Board of Trustees is set by state education law. Five members are appointed by the local sponsor (Dutchess County Legislature), four by the Governor of New York state, and the student member is elected by the student body.


Michael Francis Dupree

Hyde Park (2020)

Sheila Appel
Vice Chair
Poughkeepsie (2023)

Angela Flesland
Poughkeepsie (2025)

Lisa Ghartey
Poughkeepsie (2024) 

Ibis Guzman
Red Hook (2028)


Daniel P. Kuffner
Poughkeepsie (2018)

A. Gregg Pulver
Pine Plains (2026)

William R. Steinhaus
Pleasant Valley (2026)

Miguel Dominguez
Student Trustee
Poughquag (2022)

Dr. Peter Grant Jordan
DCC President