December 14, 2014

The SBNC Administrative Committee announces the slate of 2015 candidates for the School Board Nominating Committee (SBNC).

We are seeking the election of 2 candidates in each district, with the exception of Heathcote, where we are seeking the election of 3 candidates to include the replacement of an SBNC member who has recently resigned.  The candidates in each of the five elementary school districts are:

  1. Edgewood – Moira Ann Crouch, Daniel Moretti
  2. Fox Meadow – Elizabeth (Liz) Guggenheimer, Pam Rubin, Beverley Sved
  3. Greenacres – Elyse Mall Klayman, Terri Simon
  4. Heathcote – Qing (Claire) He, Jacqueline Irwin, Sarah Persily, Jodie Roure, Laura Toniolo
  5. Quaker Ridge – Jonathan Birenbaum, Lauren Rimland

The SBNC election will be held on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Residents may vote in person in the Auditorium Lobby at the Scarsdale Middle School on that date from 7:00 to 10:00 AM and from 2:00 to 9:00 PM, or by mail-in ballot received by 4 pm on Election Day.  In the event of a snow day, the election will be held on Thursday, January 15, 2015.

All election information is available at Brochures containing biographical information on each candidate and instructions for completing and returning mail-in ballots will be mailed to Scarsdale residents. Please find a copy of the 2015 brochure here.

Contributions to support the cost of printing and mailing the election brochure are gratefully appreciated; please visit


Seeking Candidates 

The School Board Nominating Committee is an elected group of 30 members that identifies, proposes and nominates qualified candidates to run for the Scarsdale Board of Education. The 30 voting members represent each of the five elementary school districts. Each year 10 new members are elected to serve a three-year term on the SBNC.

Residents of the school district are asked to serve the community by volunteering to run for the SBNC.

To become a candidate, residents must complete a biographical form and submit it, with a candidate petition with signatures from 10 residents in their elementary school district, by Nov. 18, to either of the SBNC Administrative Committee co-chairs: Bennett Josselsohn ( or Mindy Tucker ( These forms and additional information can be downloaded from The forms are also available at the Scarsdale Library and Village Hall.

Those interested in becoming a candidate can visit and/or contact the SBNC Administrative Committee co-chairs with any questions.


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