Board of Directors

Meet the members of the board who collaborate and provide education leadership. The DATAG Board of Directors is responsible for the continued pursuit of the highest level of professional guidance and data analysis. Feel free to contact any one of the members of the board if you have questions, concerns or suggestions.

Barb Battaglia
Chief Information Officer
Kenmore Town of Tonawanda UFSD

Rose Baum

Marcia Capone
Administrator for  Assessment/CIO
NiagaraFalls CSD

Carol Eckl
District Data Coordinator
Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD


Sean Fahey
Director of Accountability & Instructional Support
West Genesee Central School District

Robert Melia
Assistant Superintendent
Shenendehowa Central School District

Dr. Jodie MacKrell 
Director of Data & Assessment
Highland Central School District

Shannon Mattice
Chief Information Officer
Gouverneur Central School District

Peter McCarthy


Donna Marie Norton
Executive Director
North Syracuse Central School District

Brenda Roof
District Information Manager (Data Coordinator)
Webster Central School District

Randy Simmons
Executive Director
Bridges Data and Professional Development

Joseph Stern
Divisional Administrator, Student Data Services Education and Information Support Services
Eastern Suffolk BOCES


A group of New York State education experts that provides leadership by identifying, cataloging and modeling best practices in the analysis and use of school data. The NY Schools Data Analysis Technical Assistance Group guides professional development by assisting schools in understanding performance assessments which creates change in the instruction of curriculum and helps institutions meet New York educational standards.