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SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

School Board Members

The York County School Division is governed by an elected School Board comprised of five members, one from each of the county's five election districts. Elections are held every four years, with the next election taking place in November 2023.

Contact information for each board member is available below. Citizens wishing to contact individual school board members via the postal service should send correspondence to: 302 Dare Road, Yorktown, VA 23692. For information on speaking at board meetings, please visit the Board Meeting webpage.

Mark J. Shafer

Mark J. Shafer
District 1

757-879-6380

Brett Higginbotham

Brett Higginbotham
Chair
District 2

757-897-0027

Laurel M. Garrelts

Laurel M. Garrelts
Vice Chair
District 3

757-897-1923

James E. Richardson

James E. Richardson
District 4

757-869-0573

Sean P. Myatt

Sean P. Myatt
District 5

757-879-6465