The Central Valley School District has a new superintendent.

The CVS School Board voted unanimously Monday night to appoint Richard Hughes to the post.

Hughes is the current Superintendent of Schools of the Otselic Valley Central School District in Chenango County, where he has served since July of 2010.

He'll begin his new position on January 5th.

His 3-year contract includes a starting salary of $150,000.

Hughes replaces Cosimo Tangorra, who stepped down in July to become New York's Deputy Commissioner of Education.