School Board elects leaders and sets 2016 meetings

Last night during its first meeting of the year, the Chesterfield County School Board elected a chair and vice chair and scheduled meetings for the rest of 2016.

Dianne Smith, who represents the Clover Hill District, will serve as chair. Carrie Coyner, who represents the Bermuda District, will serve as vice chair. The other School Board members are John Erbach (Dale District), Rob Thompson (Matoaca District) and Javaid Siddiqi (Midlothian District). Accompanying this news release are photos of all Chesterfield County School Board members, who were elected in November to serve four-year terms that end Dec. 31, 2019.

Chesterfield County School Board meeting dates for 2016 are available here: Meetings that take place in the public meeting room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road, are live streamed at Videos remain online after meetings and can be seen at

The School Board encourages public participation at meetings. Details, including speaking guidelines and time limits, are available in School Board policy 1110:

Additional information about Chesterfield County Public Schools is available via


Dianne Smith


Carrie Coyner

John Erbach

John Erbach

Robert Thompson

Rob Thompson

Javaid Siddiqi

Javaid Siddiqi