In addition to casting ballots on the 2016-17 budget proposal, Schuylerville residents will also have the opportunity to vote in the Board of Education election. One seat carrying a five-year term is available. Incumbent Mike Booth is the sole candidate running. His profile is listed below.
Mike Booth is running for his fourth term on the Schuylerville Board of Education. He has been on the Board for a decade, serving six years as president and two years as vice president. Booth’s work with the Board of Education has included oversight of multiple construction projects, as well as helping to oversee a superintendent search.
Booth is currently the owner of Booth Oil Company. Prior to that, he was a customer service manager for Safety Kleen and he devoted 23 years to AmeriGas as a district manager. He graduated from Schuylerville Central School District in 1981 and then entered the Air Force, where he served with distinction for four years in the military’s law enforcement division. Booth holds an associate degree in police science from the Community College of the Air Force.
Booth is an active member of the community. He has been involved with the Greenwich Elks Club for 20 years and also serves as an officer in the American Legion. Booth is also fire commissioner for the Quaker Springs Fire Department. In addition, Booth spent two decades volunteering his time in youth sports programs, coaching little league and pee wee football teams for several years. He has also sponsored teams for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.
Booth and his wife, Kelly, have three sons—all Schuylerville graduates. Nathan is a senior at Buffalo State, Stephen attended Niagara University before becoming a lieutenant in the Army, and Michael, Jr. attended RPI before becoming a captain in the Air Force. Booth and his wife live at 104 Condon Road in Stillwater.