Board Members

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Biographies

Daniel Mannix, Esq., President

Daniel Mannix, Esq., is a partner in Muller and Mannix, PLLC Attorneys at Law. He is serving his second term on the Board of Education.

Mannix earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Siena College and a juris doctorate degree from Albany Law School of Union University.

He serves on the board of directors of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County and the Warren County Bar Foundation. He is also a member of the Queensbury Elks Club, Warren County Bar Association, Gooley Club, Dunham’s Bay Fish and Game Club, and the New York State Bar Association.

He and his wife, Beth Ellen, have been Queensbury residents for eight years. They have two children, Rachel Beth and Patrick, who attend Queensbury schools.

Timothy Weaver, Vice President

Timothy Weaver is a self-employed independent sales operator for Freihofers. He is serving his fourth term on the Board of Education.

Weaver is an official for boys high school basketball, girls high school field hockey and collegiate field hockey. He is also a member of the USA Field Hockey Association.

He and his wife, Toni, have lived in Queensbury for more than 30 years. They have two daughters, Courtney and Caitlin, who are graduates of SUNY Oneonta and Sacred Heart University, respectively.

Patricia Belden

Patricia Belden is the communicable disease coordinator for Warren County Public Health. She is serving her third term on the Queensbury Board of Education, including her current service and from 2005-2010.

Belden holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from SUNY Plattsburgh and a master’s degree in public health from the University at Albany.

She has lived in Queensbury with her husband, Timothy, for more than 15 years. They have two children, Alexandra and Zane.

Dawn Bleyenburg

Dawn Bleyenburg is the Director of the Center for Public Health Continuing Education at the University at Albany School of Public Health. She is serving her first term on the Board of Education.

Bleyenburg earned her master’s degree in School and College Health Education and a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist.

She was the treasurer and member of the executive board for the NYS Public Health Association from July 2014 to June 2021. She continues to serve on NYSPHA’s Membership and Communications Committee. She is also serving a term as board director for the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. She previously was a Northeast Public Health Leadership Institute Scholar and an Americorps Promise fellow in 2010 and 2001, respectively.

She has lived in Queensbury since 2003. She and her husband, Shane, have two children who attend the middle and high schools. 

Francis Cabana Jr.

Fran Cabana is a retired physical education teacher. He taught PE for 33 years, three at St. Mary’s in Hoosick Falls and 30 at Queensbury Elementary. He coached basketball, football and track. He was also the vice president of the QFA for 10 years. He retired in 2009. He received his bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from Springfield College and his master’s of sports science from Castleton College in VT. He joined the Queensbury Board of Education in July 2020.

Fran has been the manager of Pirates’ Cove Adventure Golf in Queensbury and Lake George since 1997. He also serves on the Town of Queensbury Recreation Committee. He is a member of Our Lady of the Annunciation and is often a lector and eucharistic minister. He also serves communion to the residents of the Warren Center on the first Friday of each month.

Fran has lived in Queensbury for more than 40 years, and has six children. Michael, Katie and Matthew Cabana graduated from St. Thomas Acquinas High School in Florida. Lauren (‘04), Jennifer (‘06) and Olivia (‘11) graduated from Queensbury. He has three stepchildren with his wife, Ellen. Alicen (‘06), Joseph (‘10) and Calie (‘13) Hubert all graduated from Queensbury as well. He is also “Pepe” to nine grandchildren.

Stacy Flaherty

Stacy Flaherty is an executive assistant for the President of Union College. She is serving her second term on the Board of Education.

Flaherty attended SUNY Adirondack and received two A.A.S. degrees; one in marketing and the other in hospitality and tourism management. She also received a B.S. degree in business management and economics from SUNY Empire. She is the second of three generations that have graduated from Queensbury High School and has been a resident of Queensbury for more than 50 years.

In addition to her board service, she is a member of International Association of Administrative Professionals and American Society of Administrative Professionals receiving her PACE certification in 2018.

Flaherty has three children, Keara, Kindra & Kyle, all whom are graduates of Queensbury High School.

Jamey Hardesty

Jamey Hardesty is a Clinical Operations Partner for Be The Match/National Marrow Donor Program. He is serving his first term on the Board of Education.

Hardesty earned his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Michigan State University and his Master of Public Health in Hospital and Molecular Epidemiology from the University of Michigan. He is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration from the University at Albany.

He currently serves as a founding member on the board of directors of the Common Roots Foundation in Glens Falls. He has also volunteered for the Double H Ranch since 2013. He previously served on the board of directors for the Community Hospice Association. In 2017, Hardesty earned the 40 Under 40 from the Albany Business Review in the innovations category. In 2020, he received the Patient Minded Award from the Patient Experience Project.

He has lived in Queensbury for five years. He and his wife Jessica have two children, Ainsley, a second-grader, and Fiona, age three.

Amy Molloy

Amy Molloy is the director of education for the Mental Health Association in New York State. In May 2018, she was elected to serve a second term on the Board of Education.

Molloy earned a master’s degree in social work from the University at Albany and a master’s degree in education from Texas Southern University.

She serves on the Warren County Community Services Board and the Warren-Washington Association for Mental Health Board of Directors. She also is a seventh-grade catechist, or teacher, at Our Lady of the Annunciation.

In 2014, Molloy received the Suicide Prevention Center of New York’s Excellence in Suicide Prevention Award.

She and her husband, Richard, have lived in Queensbury for more than 10 years. They have three children, Rachel, John and Ben.

Michael Shea, Ph.D.

Michael Shea, Ph.D., is an associate professor of biochemistry and microbiology at Hudson Valley Community College. In May 2018, he was elected to serve a second term on the Board of Education.

Dr. Shea holds a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Geneseo, a master’s degree from Hofstra University, and a doctoral degree in biochemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

In 2016, he was recognized for his leadership in the community with a 20 Under 40 award from The Post-Star, and in 2020, he received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence.

Dr. Shea has lived in Queensbury since 2001 and he and his wife have two daughters.