Draft Minutes - February 24, 2022
NORWICH FREE ACADEMY
SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
February 24, 2022
TRUSTEES PRESENT: Allyn Brown, III; Betsy Conway; Keith Fontaine; Chris Jewell; DeVol Joyner; David Kalla; Denise Lindell; Maria Miranda; Todd Postler; Mark Tramontozzi; and William Warzecha
ABSENT: Diana Boisclair
ADMINISTRATION PRESENT: Head of School, Brian M. Kelly, Ed.D
1. Call to Order—D. Joyner called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.
a. Mask Mandate
B. Kelly and the Board discussed the implications of the State’s announcement to allow the decision to wear masks in schools to be a local decision as of February 28, 2022. After careful consideration of a variety of factors, including the declining number of daily cases in the region, guidelines from the state and feedback from faculty, staff, students and parents, NFA will be mask-optional beginning March 1, 2022.
4. Adjournment of Meeting
Motion by M. Tramontozzi, seconded by A. Brown, to adjourn the meeting at 5:56 p.m.
All in favor. Motion passed unanimously
Brian M. Kelly, Ed.D.