Board and Staff

I can’t state strongly enough how important IPEI is to the students of the Ithaca schools. IPEI is behind so much that enriches and excites the daily experiences of so many students throughout the district.

— ICSD Teacher
  • IPEI Board of Directors 2016-17

    Matthew Braun, President
    David R. Lee, Vice President
    Kevin Cartmill, Secretary
    Rayna King, Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair
    Jennifer A. Biloski, Spelling Bee Chair
    Mary M. Grainger, Public Relations Committee Chair*
    Holly Heitzman, Development Committee Chair
    Ann Caren, Awards Committee Chair
    Connie Patterson, Grants Committee Chair
    Linda Duttweiler
    Janine Eng
    Janis Graham
    Marshall McCormick*
    Cheryl K. Mitchell*
    Joyce Putnam
    Monica Touesnard
    David Wahl
    Debbie Whitehead
                                                                                                                              

  • Executive Director

    Steven Manley 

    Board Liaisons

    Illa Burbank, Ithaca STEM Advocates
    Vanessa Wagner and Alice Wu, Fine Arts Booster Group
    Robert Ainslie, ICSD Board of Education
    Rocio Zepp, PTA Council

    Kids Discover the Trail! Ithaca Advisory Committee Members

    Grants Committee Chairs

    Connie Patterson, Teacher Grants
    Joyce Putnam, Red and Gold Grants
    Ann Caren, Connecting Classrooms Grants