SCARSDALE, N.Y. Scarsdale's non-partisan Administrative Committee has announced its candidates for School Board Nominating Committee (SBNC) for the Jan. 17 election.
According to the SBNC website, the members of the SBNC are elected by the residents of their election unit, each unit corresponding to one of the five elementary school districts in Scarsdale Edgewood, Fox Meadow, Greenacres, Heathcote and Quaker Ridge. Each election unit elects six voting members, two each year, to serve staggered three-year terms, so that there are 10 voting members elected to the SBNC each year, with a total of 30 voting members on the SBNC.
In 2012, the SBNC will nominate two candidates to the board to fill the seats of Mary Beth Gose and Lewis Leone, Jr., who will be completing their first terms and are eligible for re-nomination.
The SBNC candidates include (full bios on the SBNC website ):
Edgewood: Kathryn Conlan, John Cromwell, Mary Beth Evans, Neil Pierson
Fox Meadow: Diane Baylor, Mary Lou D'Silva, Jamie Reiffel Kefer, Joan Mazur
Greenacres: Amy Lewis, Dana Matsushita, Michael McKenna, Barry Meiselman
Heathcote: Amy Cohen Bauman, Peggy DaSilva, Gary Simon, Gregory Soldatenko
Quaker Ridge: Alicia Feldman, Debbie Hochberg, Tracy Nathanson,
Another panel, the Joint Committee, is responsible for proposing changes to the resolution, the rules that govern school board elections. This year, there are six proposals on the ballot. To see the summary of those proposed changes, click here .
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