School Board

About the HCS School Board

The school board meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:15 at Holderness Central School, unless otherwise posted. Please check below for member information, minutes, policies, and a link to the SAU 48 School Board website.

To communicate with the School Board please send an e-mail to Ann McKenney, School Board Secretary and HCS Office Manager at, she will forward any communication to Dana Andrews, Assistant Superintendent and Joanne Pearce, School Board Chair.  Written correspondence may be mailed to Holderness Central School, Attention School Board, 19 School Road, Holderness, NH 03245.

School Board Members

Position       Term End       Name

Chair         2025 Joanne Pearce

Member 2025 Samuel Damon

Member 2024 Michael Fischler

Member 2024 Carolyn Mello

Member 2026 Sean Smarz

The public may request any minutes not listed below by calling the SAU office at 603-536-1254 ext 100.




Approved Policies

Section A: Foundations and Basic Commitments

Section B: Board Governance and Operation

Section C: General School Administration

Section D: Fiscal Management

Section E: Support Services

Section F: Facilities Planning and Development

Section G: Personnel

Section H: Negotiations

Section I: Instruction

Section J: Students

Section K: School, Community and Home Relations

Section L: Education Agency Relations