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 (2027)

Angela Flesland
Vice Chair
Poughkeepsie (2025)

Darrah Cloud
Pine Plains (2025)

Sheila Appel
Poughkeepsie (2023)

Frank Castella Jr.
Lagrangeville (2026)

Stephen M. Caswell
Stormville (2026)

Lisa Ghartey
Poughkeepsie (2024)

Ibis Guzman
Red Hook (2028)

Linda Pratt
Beacon (2029)

Aminah Augustin-Muhammad
Student Trustee
Poughkeepsie (2023)

Dr. Peter Grant Jordan
DCC President