Candidate Profile: Grisnik Unopposed in Bid for Re-election to Tuckahoe School Board

Chairman has served on the board since 1982.

In the District, school board chairman Robert Grisnik is running for re-election unopposed, seeking a new three-year term.

Grisnik is the owner-pharmacist of in Southampton Village. He has been a member of the school board since 1982. In addition to currently chairing the board of education, he is the chairman of the Board of Commissioners and president of the Southampton Lions Club.

He is a former president of the and his other service includes his memberships in the and the Knights of Columbus.

A Vietnam veteran who served 29 years with the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard, he is also a member of the Southampton post of Veterans of Foreign Wars. He flew 213 combat missions as a command pilot, and among his 33 decorations, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with 9 Oak Leaf Clusters.

David D'Agostino April 27, 2011 at 09:46 PM
Over the past few of years the Tuckahoe school board seems to have made a practice of acting without community consent. I have no problem with Mr. Grisnik serving another term - it is up to the residents of the district to make sure our voices are heard.


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