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Member Profiles

Below are biographies and contact information for our Board of Education Members. If you would like to send a message to all of our Board Members, as well as our Superintendent, please use the following link: 

If you do not have a default mail client installed or if you are using a web-based email, hold your cursor over the email link and you'll see the email address of the member. Copy down the email address and then go to your web-based email, compose an email, and manually enter the recipient's email address.
 
 
 

Brian Battle

Brian Battle - President
Board member since 2003
Past or present member of the Facilities, Finance and Input 220 committees
Managing Partner, Great Lakes Capital
M.B.A, Harvard University; B.S., Bradley University
Father of two children
Resident of Barrington

Email Brian Battle

Penny Kazmier
Penny Kazmier - Vice President
Board member since 2005
Past or present member of the Policy, Facilities and Enrollment Monitoring committees
Leader in various school Parent-Teacher Organizations; former chair of the PTO Presidents' Council; member of the District 220 Educational Foundation Board of Trustees
Mother of four children
Resident of South Barrington

Email Penny Kazmier

Sandra Ficke-Bradford

Sandra Ficke-Bradford - Secretary
Board member since 2009
Past or present member of the Finance and Enrollment Monitoring committees
Director, Program Management and Legal Operations at Motorola
M.S. Northwestern University; B.S. Purdue University
Mother of three children
Resident of Barrington

Email Sandra Ficke-Bradford

Richard Burkhart

Richard Burkhart
Board member since 2011
Past or present member of the Policy committee 
CEO, i-Fi Personal Broadband; Retired vice president at Oracle
E.M.P., Northwestern University; M.B.A., Roosevelt University; B.A. Drury University
Father of two children
Resident of Deer Park

Email Richard Burkhart

Wendy Farley
Wendy Farley
Elected to the Board in 2013
Present member of the Policy Committee; past member of the Enrollment Monitoring committee
Attorney and former Vice President of Government Affairs for Fortune 50 Company
J.D. and B.A. Louisiana State University
Mother of four children
Resident of Barrington

Email Wendy Farley

Christopher Geier
Christopher Geier
Elected to the Board in 2013
Present member of the Finance Committee
Partner in Charge, Investment Banking, Sikich LLP
M.B.A., University of Chicago Booth School of Business, B.A., Washington State University
Father of two children
Resident of Lake Barrington


Email Christopher Geier

Joseph Ruffolo

Dr. Joseph Ruffolo
Board member since 2011
Past or present member of the Enrollment Monitoring, Facilities and Input 220 committees
Educator, Leyden Township High School District 212
Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago; M.S. Concordia University; B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University
Father of three children
Resident of South Barrington

Email Joseph Ruffolo