Vacant Seat on Board of Education Available Immediately

Vacant Seat on Board of Education Available Immediately

Due to personal reasons, Priti Shah has resigned from the Bernards Township Board of Education effective April 10, 2017.  Consequently, the Bernards Township Board of Education is now accepting applications for the vacant seat.  Applicants are advised that should they be the successful candidate they would serve the remainder of Ms. Shah’s term which would be from the time they are sworn in on May 8, 2017 through the remainder of calendar year 2017.  Interested individuals must contact Jennifer Nicholson at the Board of Education Office at 908-204-2600 x 106 or via email at jnicholson@bernardsboe.com in order to request an application packet.  The completed application packets must be submitted by 4PM Thursday, April 27, 2017.

A committee made up of members of the Board of Education will review applications and select candidates to be interviewed at the May 8, 2017 Board of Education meeting.  Consequently applicants must be available to attend the Board of Education meeting at Ridge High School on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7PM.  The successful candidate will be sworn in during the Board meeting on May 8th and begin serving immediately.

Should the successful candidate (or any member of the public) wish to serve on the Bernards Township Board of Education beyond 2017 they must file with the Somerset County Clerk’s office to run in the November 2017 election.  Applications to run in the November 2017 election are due in the Somerset County Clerk’s office by 4PM on Monday, July 31, 2017.