Meet our Members

Laura Hammond


Laura Hammond has been a Philipstown resident for over 30 years and is a proud alumna of Haldane. She holds an M.B.A degree with a concentration in Finance. Laura currently has two children attending the district and this is her first term on the Board of Education.

Jen Daly

Vice President
Jen Daly has a background as a public school arts educator, small business owner, and fitness professional. She has elementary school aged children and has lived in the district since 2012. This is her second term on the Board of Education.

Peggy Clements

Peggy Clements has served on the Board since 2015. After earning a Ph.D. in psychology in 2003, she began working as a child development and education researcher. Her work focuses on the use of technology to support teaching and learning, particularly for science and math. Peggy’s son graduated from Haldane in 2016.

Margaret Parr


Margaret Parr's work experience ranges from Sony Music International to Philipstown Recreation. Currently she is employed by the Village of Bronxville. Her family has lived in the district for over 25 years, and her two children graduated from Haldane in 2016 and 2017. This is Margaret's second term on the Board of Education.

John Hedlund

John Hedlund is in his first term on the Board after having lived in the district for 11 years, and has two children who have been enrolled in the district since kindergarten. He has worked in the financial services industry for 17 years, and started his professional life as an elementary school teacher in Houston, Texas.

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