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    Meet our staff:
      
     Amy Baer-Weis is an Olean Alumni who joined the IT team as Help Desk Manager, Assest Control Manager and IT Support person in mid-March of 2018.  Amy has a Bachelors in Fine Arts from Alfred University.  She has worked for Olean since 2012 starting Central Registrar and medical clerk.  In her gree time, she enjoys rock hounding, creative projects and spending time with her grandaughter, Lily.  
       
    Kevin Perkins came to the district from Head Start in Olean. He has a 2-year computer technical degree from Jamestown Community College. Before working for head start, Kevin had been a machinist for 25 years in the Wellsville area.  He currently lives in the Olean area with his wife, Deborah and the two have six grown chicldren between them.  Kevin enjoys outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting and camping.  He also enjoys following the Yankees and the Bills.  
       
    Marc Friends joined the District Technology Team in March of 2019 and is the District Technology Coordinator, a civil service designation for his position of Network Administrator. Prior to his joining our team, Marc was employed by Erie 1 BOCES as a Senior and has worked in the district for a number of years as an Erie 1 employee as LAN Support.  
       
    Joe Duplechian is the newest member of the technology team.  Joe worked for Erie 1 prior to joining Olean full time in the summer of 2020.  He has over 20 years of computer repair/security camera experience, running his own computer repair business in the Olean area.  His business also donates to multiple local causes.  Joe had been co-chair of Rally in the Valley and Olean City Cup Softball and leagues.  You can usually tell which desk is his by the multitude of knick-knacks and collectibles surrounding it!  Joe's two children, Oliviah and Mason are current students in our district.  
       
    Chris Mahiques is one of the Erie 1 technicians for the district  He is in the district  Thursdays and  Fridays and is assigned to tasks district wide. Help tickets for all buildings will be addressed when he is in the district.  Chris worked at Pioneer Central School as a computer support technician for 20 years before joining the Erie 1 BOCES Technical team.
     
       
    David Chambers is another Erie 1 BOCES Technical Support Specialist.  With 23 years total experience, he has been wth Erie 1 BOCES for over 16 years and prior to joining the Olean IT department he has spent time in several area school sdistricts.  Dave graduated from St. Bonaventure Universtiry and enjoys spending his free time with family and traveling the world. 
     
       
    Mike Martel is the Director of Technology for the district and an Olean alumni.  Mike started as tech director in August of 2020 and had spent the previous 5 years as assistant principal at the high school.  Before becoming an administrator, he taught math, science and computer science for Hinsdale Central School.  A graduate of St. Bonaventure, he holds a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and two Master's degrees, one in Secondary Ed. and one in Educational Leadership.  Mike lives in the Olean area and his three children have all attended Olean schools as well.  In his spare time, he runs a local men's amateur soccer club, Olean 1854 FC.