The Danbury Board of Education has elected new leaders. With a new 6 to 5 GOP majority, Republican Rachel Chaleski was named as Chair. She was first elected in 2017 and served as Vice Chair , but now takes over from Gladys Cooper, who remains on the board. The group's new Vice Chair is Republican Loren Daly, replacing Democrat Kate Conetta, who also remains on the board. Republican Kathryn Hodgdon is the new secretary. Danbury Board of Ed member Joe Britton, a Democrat, has two years left on his term but was elected last month to the City Council. He plans to step down from the Board of Ed, creating a vacancy.