Board of Education


The Board of Education is comprised of seven residents elected to serve three year terms.  These terms are overlapping in order to ensure continuity.  At the end of a term, a member may continue service to the community by being re-elected to the Board for another three year term.  State law does not limit the number of terms a member may serve.  School Board members receive no compensation for their public service.

Yvonne Cali - President                      

  • Curriculum

Linda Rozek - Vice President                            

  • Finance & Facilities Committee
  • Transportation Committee
  • FPEA/FPAA Negotiations
  • Curriculum (Chair)

Nicholas Ritrivi                    

  • Finance & Facilities Committee (Chair)
  • Transportation Committee
  • TAB

Fabienne Crimi                                        

  • Policy/Personnel Committee
  • TAB (Chair)
  • Curriculum

Kristina Heinold  

  • Policy/Personnel Committee (Chair)
  •  TAB
  • FPEA/FPAA Negotiations

Brian Perillo

  • FPEA/FPAA Negotiations
  • Personnel/Policy Committee
  • Curriculum

Stacey Sabatos

  • Finance & Facilities Committee
  • Transportation Committee

Responsibilities of the Board of Education:

The Board is responsible for establishing the quality of education in the district.  As elected officials, they govern the district and are authorized to:

·       Defining the philosophy of the district

·       Setting goals and objectives to achieve educational

·       Establishing policies for the operation of the school

·       Evaluating the effectiveness of district programs and

·       Developing a budget consistent with the district’s

·       Perform self-evaluations of the effectiveness of the

·       Employ and evaluate the Superintendent


The Florham Park Board of Education works as a board of committees.  Committees shall consist of no more than three board members.  Each committee shall be represented by a board member who acts as chairperson and two additional board members.  The board president may serve as ex officio member of all committees.  The chairperson is charged with making recommendations to the Board and act in an advisory capacity.  Committees are not authorized to take action.


Responsibilities of the Superintendent:

The Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Steven Caponegro, is employed by the Florham Park Board of Education to carry out policies and administer the district’s educational programs.  It is his responsibility to advise the Board on all matters and to operate the district so that all students receive an excellent education.


Responsibilities of the Business Administrator:

The district Business Administrator/Board Secretary is directly responsible to the Superintendent for the performance of his duties.  The overall role of the SBA/BS is to help achieve the district goals by providing leadership and supervision in the areas of financial and operational management.  See Policy 1320.


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