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Members

The Green Island Union Free School District is governed by a five-member elected Board of Education. Each board member serves a three-year term.

  • Andrea Ryan, President (Term expires: 2024)
  • Nancy McNulty, Vice President (Term expires: 2027)
  • Kirsten Mason, Trustee (Term expires: 2025)
  • Heather Johnson, Trustee (Term expires: 2027)
  • Christina Nolet, Trustee (Term expires: 2024)

Andrea Ryan 

Andrea Ryan is the Compliance Officer at Unity House of Troy where she has worked for nearly 15 years. She is serving her third term on the Board of Education.

Andrea is a SUNY Albany alum where she studied English and Educational Studies as an undergrad and English and Literary Studies in graduate school.

From 2003–2007, she worked at Heatly as a substitute teacher, teacher assistant and teacher. She also coached Green Island Girls CYO Basketball for five years. Andrea volunteers her time providing consultancy services to small, local non-profits.

Andrea, and her husband Jason Roy, grew up together in Green Island and are both the second generations of their families to graduate from Heatly. Their daughter, Ella, is a current Heatly student.

Nancy McNulty

Nancy McNulty has been employed by the New York State Legislative Bill Drafting Commission for more than 20 years, holding the current position of Manager of the Memo Unit.

She is a lifelong resident of Green Island having attended Heatly School and later graduating from Mildred Elley Business College with an Associates degree in Office Technology’s.

Nancy is serving her second term on the Board of Education and enjoys being a part of and watching her many nieces and nephews grow up and graduate from the district.

Kirsten Mason

Kirsten Mason is a lifelong Green Island resident and a Heatly Alumni.

Kirsten is a graduate of Hudson Valley Community College and University at Albany with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.

She was employed as Green Island park staff for more than 10 years, a teaching assistant at Heatly for two years and volunteered as a CYO basketball coach for three years. She is is currently employed as a Child Protective Specialist 1 with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

Her love for Green Island, Heatly, and her hope that the students of Heatly will receive the same experiences that she did, leading her to become a board member.