Board of Education

BOARD MEMBERS

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.


Nicholas Ritrivi - President                     

Finance & Facilities Committee

Transportation Committee

FPEA Negotiations (Chair)

FPAA Negotiations

Linda Rozek - Vice President                            

Finance & Facilities Committee (Chair)

Transportation Committee

FPEA Negotiations

Project Community Pride 

Yvonne Cali                                                  

TAB (Chair)

Policy/Personnel Committee

Fabienne Crimi                                        

Transportation Committee (Chair)

Finance & Facilities Committee

Hanover Park High School Articulation

TAB

Kristina Heinold                   

FPAA Negotiations (Chair)
Policy/Personnel Committee (Chair)

TAB

Brian Perillo

Personnel/Policy 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
progress

·       Establishing policies for the operation of the school
district

·       Evaluating the effectiveness of district programs and
services

·       Developing a budget consistent with the district’s
educational 
needs

·       Perform self-evaluations of the effectiveness of the
Board

·       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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