January 27, 2015

Are you interested in becoming a School Board member?

The Scarsdale School Board Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for nomination to the Scarsdale Board of Education.  In the coming months, the SBNC will nominate two candidates to the board. Mary Beth Gose has served two terms and is not eligible for renomination. Lewis Leone, Jr. has completed two terms and is not eligible for renomination.  The SBNC invites all residents to propose candidates for the Board of Education. A candidate must be at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen, a qualified voter, and a resident of the Scarsdale school district for at least one year prior to the May 19, 2015 school board election date.  Candidates should complete a biographical information form and submit it via email to the SBNC Chair, Diane Baylor, at as soon as possible, but no later than 5:00 PM on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Please also visit the ‘Join the School Board’ tab for additional information.

January 15, 2015

New Members Selected for Scarsdale School Board Nominating Committee

The following candidates were chosen to join the Scarsdale School Board Nominating Committee at the SBNC elections on Tuesday, January 13, 2015.

Edgewood: Moira Ann Crouch and Daniel Moretti

Fox Meadow: Liz Guggenheimer and Pam Rubin

Greenacres: Elyse Mall Klayman and Terri Simon

Heathcote: Qing (Claire) He, Sarah Persily and Jacqueline Irwin (2-year term)

Quaker Ridge: Jonathan Birenbaum and Lauren Rimland

There were 431 total votes cast in the election. Fox Meadow had the highest number of voters with 200 ballots cast, followed by Heathcote with 94 ballots cast, Greenacres with 51, Quaker Ridge with 47 and Edgewood with 39.  This compared favorably to last year’s 525 votes, a record number with five fully contested elections.

This year’s eleven new SBNC members will join nineteen others already on the committee serving staggered three-year terms. The committee will have its first meeting on Sunday, January 25th and by the end of March, it will nominate two candidates for the Scarsdale Board of Education to fill the seats currently held by Mary Beth Gose and Lewis Leone, Jr.  Ms. Gose and Mr. Leone are completing their second terms and neither is eligible for re-nomination.  The SBNC Board of Education candidates, along with any other candidates who may choose to run, will be up for public election at the same time as the School Budget vote in May 2015.


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