Member Profiles

Meet the members of the RCS Board of Education:

Teddy Reville, President

Reville and his wife, Rebecca (1991 RCS graduate), live in Selkirk and have 3 children who are students of the district, Lauryn, Eddie, and Cody.  He is the Vice-President of Performance Industrial, an Industrial cleaning and coatings company in the capital region.  He holds an associates degree in business management from SUNY Cobleskill and a bachelors degree in business administration from Clarkson University.  He has been active as the director and coach of the RCS youth basketball league, a board member and manager for Hudson Valley Little League, RCS Soccer Club and Bethlehem Tomboys.  He and his wife have also been active with the A.W. Becker PTO, Middle School PTO and RCS Sports Association.

Jason Hyslop, Vice President

Jason Hyslop grew up in South Bethlehem and he and his wife of 20 years, Theresa, both graduated from the RCS school district.  In 1997, they purchased a home in Ravena and have two children in the district. Hyslop says that being involved as a board member is both very rewarding and challenging. However, he says, the opportunity to help influence the direction of our schools is both amazing and an inspiring opportunity that he is thankful for. Hyslop has more than 20 years of experience at his job at SABIC.

Bray Engel

A lifelong district resident and RCS class of 1988 graduate, Engel is employed as a teacher and coach at Avrill Park High School. He and his wife, Sarah, have three children, Grace, Brady and Charlie.

Tina Furst-Hotaling

Furst-Hotaling is a compliance coordinator with Northeast Career Planning, assisting individuals with disabilities. She graduated from Coxsackie-Athens and holds a degree in business administration from SUNY Cobleskill and a bachelor’s degree in human service administration from Empire College. She has been president and treasurer of the Pieter B. Coeymans PTO, treasurer of the Coeymans Hollow Ladies Auxiliary and has coached RCS Youth Soccer and Hudson Valley Little League. Furst-Hotaling and her husband, Ronald have three children, Savannah, Shane and Samuel.

Kristin Hill-Burns

Burns and her husband, Eric, live in Ravena and have two sons, Austin and Brycen. A 1997 RCS graduate, she is employed in the Information Technology field as an IT Asset Management Analyst at the New York Independent System Operator. She also is a board member for the RCS Youth Basketball league.

Tracy Klein

An RCS graduate with a bachelors in Business Management from St. John Fisher College, Klein has worked at the  Department of Labor for over 26 years, currently as a lead analyst in the Unemployment Insurance benefits applications area. She is a former Pieter B. PTO member and current RCS MS PTSO member. She has also served as a board member for HVLL and served as a board member for Ravena Youth Basketball league.

William McFerran

McFerran graduated from Bethlehem High School and holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Springfield College. He is a project manager for the NYS Department of Health. He has been active in the A.W. Becker PTO, as a board member and manager of the Hudson Valley Little League and coached for RCS Youth Soccer, RCS basketball and Bethlehem Tomboys. He and his wife, Kim, have three children, Mollie, Jack and Katie.

Peter Ross

Ross is a resident of Feura Bush, where he lives with his wife and three children. He works as a teacher of technology education in the Averill Park Central School District. He is a graduate of Shaker High School, had a B.S. from Oswego State Univ. and a masters in education from Walden Univ.

Yvonne Shackelton

Shackelton graduated from Coxsackie-Athens, attended Columbia-Greene Community College and The College of St. Rose with coursework in accounting. She is a reporting analyst for United Health Care. Along with serving on the RCS BOE, she has also served on committees for Cub Scouts and Boy Scout Pack/Troop 1067. She and her husband have two children.