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The safety and security of all City School District of New Rochelle students and staff is our priority. The Safety & Security section includes our communications about our current practices to ensure safety and security, as well as resources for our families. We hope you find this information useful. Should you have any questions regarding the material we ask that you contact Director of Security Lisa-Marie Newkirk at

2023-24 District-Wide Safety Plan


The PROTECT Team is established under New York State's Project SAVE (Safe Schools Against Violence in Education)

  • Lisa-Marie Newkirk, Co-Chairperson, Director of Security

  • Carlos Leal, Co-Chairperson, Assistant Superintendent for Business

  • Anthony Bambrola-Principal, Davis Elementary School

  • Camille Edwards Thomas-ALMS-Principal

  • Captain Anthony Cruciata-New Rochelle Fire Department

  • Dante Santora-Assistant Director Technology

  • Dr. Anastasia Tzortzatos-Director of Technology

  • Dr. Brooke Balchan-Medical Director

  • Francesca Windley-CSDNR Transportation

  • Gail Joyner-Assistant Superintendent of Student Support Services

  • Keith Watkins-Director of Facilities

  • Lianne Archer-School Social Worker

  • Lieutenant Kevin Perri -New Rochelle Police Department

  • Michael DeJesus-School Psychologist

  • Mike Farina-Altaris Group-Project Mgr.

  • Millicent Lee-Director of Pupil Personnel Services

  • Nate Adams, My Brother's Keeper Program Coordinator

  • Paul Schemmer-Altaris Group

  • Paul Vacca-City of New Rochelle, Building Commissioner

  • Rob Bynum-Assistant to the Director of Security

  • Shelli Owens-Principal, Barnard Elementary School

  • Tracy Hill-Community Member

  • William Iannuzzi-BOE President


Meetings are generally held the second Thursday of the month, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Central Administration on the second floor of City Hall.

2023-2024 Meeting Dates

September 14

October 12

November 9

December 14

January 11

February 8

March 14

April 11

May 9

June 13