Residents of the Bethlehem Central School District will have an opportunity to learn more about the candidates running for the Board of Education when the Albany County League of Women Voters hosts a Virtual Meet the Candidates Night on Wednesday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Bethlehem Central School District Board of Education Candidates Night
- Wednesday, May 11, 6:30 p.m. on BCSD Events channel on YouTube
- Hosted by the Albany County League of Women Voters
The Board of Education election will take place on Tuesday, May 17 as part of the annual School Budget Vote. Information about the proposed 2022-23 district budget and how you can vote can be found here.
District voters will elect two members to the Board of Education this year. Four candidates will appear on the ballot in the following order:
Tamara A. Starr
Tamara A. Starr of Delmar is seeking her first term on the Board of Education. A district resident for two and a half years, she is a Senior Business Analyst and UX/UI Designer at Optum. Starr and her husband, Daniel, have three children: two at Slingerlands Elementary School and one preschooler.
John Walston of Delmar is seeking his first term on the Board of Education. A district resident for 21 years, he is the owner of Skylands Services, Inc. Walston and his wife, Megan, have three children: one at the middle school, one at the high school and another, a graduate of BCHS.
Robert Tietjen of Delmar is seeking his first term on the Board of Education. A district resident for 17 years, he is an attorney with Conway, Donovan & Manley PLLC. Tietjen and his wife, Debra, have three children: two BCHS graduates and one in grade 10 at the high school
Douglas Lloyd of Delmar is seeking his first term on the Board of Education. A district resident for the past eight years, he is Director of Technology for Essential Networks LLC. Lloyd has two children, both of whom attend Slingerlands Elementary School.