John Skrobot III
John Skrobot III is a lifelong Delaware resident and a graduate of Brandywine High School. He and his wife, Katie, are the proud parents of two current BSD students. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Business & Economics from the University of Delaware and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He currently works for Fannie Mae. Mr. Skrobot has been involved with various community organizations over the years such as Creative Mentoring, Habitat for Humanity, and has coached teams for Concord Soccer and Brandywine Little League. He is also a past Vice President of the Ballymeade Maintenance Corporation.
Represents Voting District D. Term expires: June 2022.
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Ms. Karen Gordon is a graduate of Millersville State University and Wilmington University with degrees in Elementary Education, Library Science and School Counseling. She was a librarian in the Brandywine School District for twenty seven years until her retirement in 2013. Karen was a member of a number of District and State committees and was appointed to the Professional Standards Board during the ten years prior to her retirement. She was honored to be chosen as the Delaware State School Library Media Specialist of the Year in 1996 and was a Fulbright Teacher to Japan in 1998. Karen has been a resident of the district for nineteen years and is actively involved in many community programs.
Represents Voting District E. Term expires June 2020.
2012 Referendum Accountability Committee
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Ms. Kristin Pidgeon is a lifelong resident of Brandywine Hundred and a 1992 graduate of Brandywine High School. Her husband Tom is a Social Studies teacher at Springer Middle School, and they have four children, all of whom attend schools in the Brandywine School District.
Ms. Pidgeon graduated with a Bachelors degree from the University of Delaware in the Family Studies Program and earned a Masters degree from Wilmington University in Public Administration. She is a Realtor with Long and Foster Real Estate in Greenville, Delaware. Through her work as a real estate agent, she spends time in every neighborhood in our community listening to families discuss their ideas and needs for our schools.
As a parent of a child with Down Syndrome, she has a unique understanding of how a positive educational environment can make the difference between success and failure for students with special needs.
Represents Voting District B. Term expires June 2020.
Brandywine Special Needs PTA
Communication Work Group
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Ms. Cheryl Siskin has extensive experience working with community groups and public agencies. The mother of three BSD graduates, she holds a Bachelors degree in Political Science and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from George Washington University, as well as a J.D. from Temple University.
Ms. Siskin is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and worked as a planner in Fairfax County, Virginia, prior to attending law school. She has practiced law in Delaware for more than 13 years.
Represents Voting District G. Term expires: June 2019.
District Finance Committee
Communication Work Group
DSBA Legislative Committee
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