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Press Release: SIS Appoints Two New Trustees

SARATOGA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL

APPOINTS NEW TRUSTEES

 (April 3, 2017 Saratoga Springs, NY) Saratoga Independent School is pleased to announce that B. Jason Brooks and Heath M. Ames have joined the board of trustees for three-year terms.

In addition to being the parent of a current kindergarten student at SIS and a volunteer, Mr. Brooks’ career has been devoted to education.  He is currently employed by the Invest in Education Foundation.  Previously Mr. Brooks was the co-founder and a Trustee at the KIPP Tech Valley Charter School in Albany, and worked for The Foundation for Education Reform and Accountability and the Empire Foundation for Policy Research.  Mr. Brooks resides in Saratoga Springs with his wife and two children.

Also a current SIS parent, Ms. Ames is the Founder and Director of Marketing at Cantina Restaurant in Saratoga Springs.  Prior, Ms. Ames’ career in marketing has included positions in California with Alibris, Hasbro and Broderbund Software.  Ms. Ames has been a dedicated volunteer at SIS, and currently co-chairs the Marketing Committee.  Ms. Ames resides in Saratoga Springs with her husband Jeff, daughter Tessa and son Nick, who is a fourth grader at SIS.