2022 BOE Candidate Bios

brian jeker

Brian Jeker

Mr. Brian Jeker is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and moved to Whitney Point in 1989 after working in the aerospace industry in California. He is a single parent of two children who just recently graduated from Whitney Point High School and now are both in college.  Mr. Jeker is running for his fourth term, with his main objective to represent all of the students and direct the school, curriculum and atmosphere to revolve around the students’ needs, education, and future. Being both of his parents were teachers, he has experience with both the teacher-administrative side along with the child/student side of education. Mr. Jeker is well suited for this position because of his involvement with the school, student activities, and background. 

tyanna moseman

Tyanna Moseman

Ms. Tyanna Moseman is a longtime resident of Whitney Point. She is a proud product of the Whitney Point Central School District, as it was a launching pad for her career.  Her public education gave her the foundation to achieve an AS in Business Management, AAS in Business Information Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management with a minor is Psychology.  She also received her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and has been a Project Manager for over 23 years. As a resident of Whitney Point, she is engaged with the community, attends sporting events, participates in local committees and is a positive voice for the students.   

To ensure our schools stay strong, Ms. Moseman believes in the importance of local control, oversight and decision-making.  She feels strong education systems create productive, dynamic, competitive and healthy communities and equip our children with the tools needed to meet the challenges of tomorrow.  She believes that together, we can work to combine curricula and culture to create the next generation of productive and resourceful community members.  If elected, she will be there to listen and be a voice for the community.  

erik sculley

Erik Sculley

Mr. Erik Sculley has been a long time Resident of Whitney Point. He is a parent of a high school student. He has also served our community for 22 years as a volunteer firefighter and has held the position of Captain for 20 years. As a parent he has a vested interest in the success of our schools and gets to see firsthand the joys and pains that the students encounter. He also understands the dynamics and values of our community and has the desire to bring that service to the next level on the school Board of Education.

Mr. Sculley’s campaign will focus on increasing the current graduation rates, fiscal oversight, improvements to the school’s infrastructure, student safety and security and to continue on the increased value of education to our students. He will also work to continue our path of openness and communications to improve the relationship between the district and the community. These will be tough challenges which he is ready to take on as part of a team, all with the same desire of students first.

Mr. Sculley has a passion for improving our community and schools and ensuring the highest level of education for students. With your support, we can make education great again.

christine widdall

Christine Widdall

Dr. Chris Widdall, is a Broome county native and Whitney Point resident for over 35 years. During these years she has been very active in the school and community, as a room mother, PTA parent, 4-H Leader, youth club coach, after prom party volunteer, chaperone, student advocate, swimming instructor, coach, senior center supervisor, volunteer, board trustee, etc. Dr. Widdall has a deep commitment to Whitney Point. Additionally, as the Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation and an Associate Professor at SUNY Cortland, she brings educational awareness to the district and uses her knowledge, aptitudes, and educational strengths as board trustee. Dr. Widdall believes it is the boards responsibility to ensure equitable and progressive education for WPCSD students. She does this by dynamically listening and engaging in change when needed, attending BOCES informational meetings, being a legislative shadow, and informing elected officials the communities needs and concerns. She is humbled by the responsibility of being a board member and with your vote promises to continue wise and respectful service to the school, the students, the families, and the community of Whitney Point.