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RAB Board


Regional Advisory Board

River Bend's Regional Advisory Board is a federally mandated guide to the school.  They encourage new projects, promote relationships with business, and help with budgetary concerns.  The following are the Regional Advisory Board members for the 2015-2016 school year. 


Regional Advisory Board Members 2022-2023

Brian Emerson, Director River Bend Career & Tech Center

Tracy Puffer Assistant Director River Bend Career & Tech Center


Randall Gawell, Superintendent, OESU

John Barone Assistant Superintendent, OESU

Lori Melanson Superintendent, SAU23

Barrett Williams Superintendent, Rivendell Academy

Carrie Brennan Thetford Academy, Head of School


High School Principals:

Emilie Knisley, BMU

Ken Cadow, Oxbow

Keri Gelenian, Rivendell

Carrie Brennan, Thetford

Hayden Coons, Woodsville


Members High School:

Maegan Ballou, Oxbow Unified Union School District

Kevin Dexter,  Rivendell Board

Michael Thompson,  Haverhill Board

Don Bagley, SAU 23 & Warren Board

Allana Page, BMU Board

Rebecca Hanissian, Thetford Academy


Members At-Large

Judy Vaghan, Chair of RAB

Paul Beaulieu


Amanda Marshall

Past Students:

Justin Beaulieu, Assistant Chair


The River Bend Career & Technical Center provides educational opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital/civil union status, or any other characteristic prohibited by Federal or State law.