Board 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
    Newspaper columnist 
    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


    Gavin Newman

    Gavin Newman
    Board member since 2017
    Commercial Banking Team Leader
    University of Iowa, Tippie College of Business
    Father of two children
    Resident of Village of Barrington

    Email Gavin Newman


    Dr. Joesph 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 Joesph Ruffolo

    Mike Shackleton

    Mike Shackleton

    Board member since 2017
    Managing Partner & Practice Lead, Shackleton & Associates, Management Consulting 
    B.S., finance, DePaul University
    University of Chicago
    Barrington High School graduate
    Father of two children
    Resident of Barrington Hills

    Email Mike Shackleton

    Angela Wilcox

    Angela Wilcox

    Board member since 2015
    Past or present member of Policy Committee, Insurance Committee, Safety & Security Committee
    Intellectual Property Attorney
    J.D., DePaul University College of Law; B.S., University of Illinois
    Mother of two children
    Resident of Barrington Hills

    Email Angela Wilcox