The person filling the vacancy will serve until the Board’s Annual Organization meeting in early January 2018. New Jersey law requires that to be a Board of Education member, a person must: (a) be a citizen and resident of the district and shall have been such for at least one year immediately preceding the appointment; (b) be able to read and write; (c) be registered to vote in the district and not disqualified as a voter; and (d) not been convicted of a disqualifying criminal offense. See, N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest in the position and a resume to Regina Robinson, Interim Business Administrator, 200 Ramsey Avenue, Lakewood, New Jersey, 08701 by the deadline of 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. It is expected that the Board of Education will publicly interview candidates at its Monday, June 19, 2017 meeting and make an appointment that evening.