Board Members

Patricia ZahnPatricia Zahn, President
Term Expires: April 2023

Patricia has been a member of the Affton Board of Education since July of 2011. She and her husband, Martin, are longtime residents of Affton. Patricia has been involved in the Affton School District for almost two decades volunteering in the classrooms and in parent involvement groups. Patricia works at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) in Community Outreach & Engagement. She holds a Masters degree in Public Policy Administration from UMSL with an emphasis in Nonprofit Management & Leadership, and an undergraduate degree in American Studies from St. Louis University.

Michelle BurfordMichelle BurfordVice President
Term Expires: April 2021

Michelle Burford is serving her first elected term on the Affton Board of Education, after being appointed to fulfill a Board vacancy. She has earned Advanced and Master Board Member Status as a Missouri Certified Board Member with the Missouri School Board Association. Michelle and her husband, Chris, have two sons, JT and Daxton, who attend Affton Schools. In addition to serving on the Board, Michelle has served as co-chair of the Citizens Advisory Council and the All IN For Affton campaign committee, and is an active volunteer in her sons’ classrooms and extracurricular activities. She serves as the Coordinator of Women's Ministry for The Lutheran Church of Webster Gardens.

Michael McNeilMichael McNeilTreasurer
Term Expires: April 2022

Michael McNeil is in his fifth term on the Affton Board of Education. He has served as President and Vice President, as well as on the Personnel and Curriculum Committees, while on the Board. He has earned Advanced and Master Board Member Status as a Missouri Certified Board Member with the Missouri School Board Association. He also sits on the Board for EducationPlus (formerly Cooperating School Districts) and has served as Vice Chair for that organization. In addition to board duties, Michael has served as a basketball coach, BSA Scoutmaster, and administrator of the Affton Basketball League. He has also donated time, materials, and training to the district in his vocational field of technology engineering and design. Michael is the Managing Partner at Oasis Digital Solutions, Inc., an enterprise software development company, and Expium, which provides training and consultation in business processes, project management, and Atlassian products. He and his wife, Lynn, have three grown children, all Affton Alumni, and are very grateful to be a part of the Affton community.

Justin CarneyJustin CarneyDirector
Term Expires: April 2023

Justin Carney is serving his first term on the Affton Board of Education. Prior to joining the Board, he was a parent representative on the District’s Finance Committee and Activities Committee, and regularly volunteered to “work the chains” for AHS football games. Justin and his wife, Darcie, have lived in Affton for 18 years, and their daughter currently attends AHS.

Kenny EdgarKenny Edgar, Director
Term Expires: April 2021

Kenny Edgar is serving his first term on the Affton Board of Education and has been an Affton resident for 45 years. In addition to serving on the Board, Kenny serves as a Venturing Crew Advisor and has previously served as both a Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader. He is a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Kenny and his wife, Jennifer, have two sons, Kenny (AHS Class of 2017) and Alex (Class of 2020).

Jordan LevinsonJordan Levinson, Director
Term Expires: April 2022

Jordan Levinson is in his second term on the Affton Board of Education. He is a Missouri Certified Board Member with the Missouri School Board Association. In addition to serving on the Board, Jordan has served as Treasurer for the All IN For Affton campaign committee for the district. He has been a member of the Affton Fire Protection District since 2005, and serves on their Long-Term Planning Committee. Jordan and his wife, Anna, have three kids attending - plus two kids soon to attend - Affton Schools and are proud to be #afftonstrong.

Bridget SinamonBridget SinamonDirector
Term Expires: April 2023

Bridget is serving on her first term on the Affton Board of Education. She and her family have lived in the Affton School District for the past 20 years and she has two children who graduated from Affton High School, Bridget worked for Affton for nine years before serving in her current position with Parents As Teachers for the Fox School District.

Claire Przygoda, Secretary
Phone: 314-633-5905
Fax: 314-631-2548

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