School Board Member Vacancies

School Board Member Vacancies
Posted on 06/13/2024

The River Vale Board of Education will have two (2) full, three (3) year term vacancies in the 2024 annual School Election.

A candidate must file a Nominating Petition with the County Clerk for their name to appear on the ballot during the annual School Election scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, 2024. The deadline to submit the nominating petition is 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2024.

Candidate packets may be picked up at the River Vale Board of Education offices located at 609 Westwood Avenue, River Vale, Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Prospective school board candidates can also download candidate information from the New Jersey School Boards Association’s web site -- NJSBA School Board Member Candidate Kit.  The School Board Candidate Kit provides vital resources, as well as links to important websites for anyone considering running for their local school board.

Candidates filing a Nominating Petition for board membership must meet the following qualifications:

-  a citizen of the United States of America
-  at least 18 (eighteen) years of age
-  ability to read and write
-  a resident of River Vale for a minimum of one year preceding the election
-  not disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1
-  a registered voter in the district
-  not convicted of a disqualifying crime pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1

No board of education member shall be directly or indirectly involved in any contract with, or claim against, the board.

Specific questions regarding these vacancies may be addressed through Kelly Ippolito, School Business Administrator/Board Secretary, at (201) 358-4000 Ext. 4003 during the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.



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