All meetings are open to the public. For agendas and minutes, click here to visit Colonial's BoardDocs page.
The nine members of the Colonial School Board are elected at large to serve the citizens of Conshohocken Borough and Plymouth and Whitemarsh Townships. The term of a board member is four years and the only compensation is the satisfaction of service to the community. Members attend more than 150 meetings and take part in official ceremonies and school functions each year.
- Felix Raimondo, President
- Leslie Finegold, Vice President
- Mel Brodsky
- Jennifer Dow
- Eunice Franklin-Becker
- Susan Moore
- Rosemary Northcutt
- Cathy Peduzzi
- Adam Schupack
A resident of Conshohocken, Felix Raimondo was elected to a four-year term on the School Board in 2015. He was elected as President of the Board in December 2017 and re-elected for another one-year term in 2018. Mr Raimondo has served as Chair of the Finance Committee and as a member of the Facilitates Management and Transportation Committee. He also serves on the Central Montco Technical High School Joint Operating Committee as Vice Chair. He received an B.A. in Economics from Temple University and is currently employed at I.B. Abel as a Project Foreman. Mr Raimondo has been very active in our community as coach of youth sports and serving on the Conshohocken Planning Commission and Conshohocken Authority..
A Lafayette Hill resident, Leslie Finegold was elected to a four-year term on the School Board in 2011 and 2015. She was elected as Vice President of the Board in December 2017. Mrs. Finegold is Chair of the Curriculum Committee and a member of the Human Resources Committee. Mrs. Finegold is the Board's liaison to the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit and acts as that Board's Vice President. Mrs. Finegold previously served on various District committees including The Strategic Planning Committee, The Act 1 Committee, The Act 72 Committee, The Technology Review Committee, The Prep HQ Committee and The Anti-Defamation League's No Place for Hate Community Task Force. She is a past president of elementary and middle school Parent Teacher Student Organizations (PTSO) and served as secretary of the high school PTSO. She also participated in the first Challenge Day at Colonial Middle School. Mrs. Finegold holds a Bachelor of Science from Carnegie Mellon University and a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Business from the University of Pittsburgh.
A Plymouth Meeting resident, Jennifer Dow was elected to a four-year term on the Board in November 2017. She is Chair of the Policy Committee and is a member of the Human Resources and Community Relations and Student Life/Safety and Wellness Committees. She also acts as community liaison to Plymouth Township. Mrs. Dow serves on the Plymouth Parks and Recreation Board and previously was a part of the Historical Architecture Review Board for Plymouth and Whitemarsh. She has been very active in community service and has volunteered extensively with area non-profit organizations.
A Plymouth Meeting resident, Eunice Franklin-Becker was elected to a four-year term on the Board in November 2017. She is Chair of the Facilities Management and Transportation Committee and serves on the Finance and Audit Committee. She also is a member of the Central Montco Technical High School Joint Operating Committee and is the Board’s Legislative Liaison. Mrs. Franklin-Becker has worked in university settings on public health research studies and training medical students and physicians in public health policy issues. Subsequently she worked in the pharmaceutical research industry where she managed large research studies and business development. She has volunteered as a mentor with Philadelphia Futures, a Girl Scout leader and coach for an Odyssey of the Mind team at Colonial Elementary School. Mrs. Franklin-Becker holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s from Emory University.
A Conshohocken resident, Rosemary Northcutt was elected to a four-year term on the Board in November 2017. She is Chair of the Community Relations and Student Life/Safety and Wellness Committee and member of the Curriculum Committee. She also acts as community liaison to Conshohocken Borough. A former member of the Conshohocken Borough Council, Mrs. Northcutt is a retired public school teacher who served as Program Director of the Montgomery Early Learning Centers for 14 years. An active community advocate, she has volunteered as a Girl Scout leader, a Friend of the Conshohocken Library, a member of the Conshohocken Environmental Advisory Council and is a St. John AME Food Pantry worker. Mrs. Northcutt holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Temple University.
A Lafayette Hill resident, Cathy Peduzzi was elected to a four-year term on the School Board in 2015. She serves on the Community Relations and Student Life/Safety and Wellness Committee and the Curriculum Committee. A former Whitemarsh Township Supervisor, she holds a degree from the American University where she attended on a full basketball scholarship. Mrs. Peduzzi is active as a youth sports coach in the community.
A Lafayette Hill resident, Adam Schupack was elected to a four-year term on the Board in November 2017. He is Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee and a member of the Facilities, Management, and Transportation and the Policy Committees. He also serves as community liaison to Whitemarsh Township. Mr. Schupack is an attorney at Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller in Philadelphia and serves on the Philadelphia Regional Board of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), where he co-chairs the Civil Rights Committee. Mr. Schupack previously clerked for two federal judges in Philadelphia and worked for ADL advocating for civil and human rights. While at ADL, he was invited to study immigration and integration in France by the French government and to study the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by the Israeli Foreign Ministry. Mr. Schupack also lived in Berlin, Germany and worked in the German Parliament as a Bosch Foundation Fellow. A graduate of Upper Moreland High School, Mr. Schupack holds a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a juris doctor degree from Duke University.
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The purpose of this special meeting is to approve the General Contractor for the new Colonial Middle School project. All meetings are open to the public. For agendas and minutes, click here to visit Colonial's BoardDocs page.