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Board of Education Holds Reorganization Meeting

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Board of Education held its annual Reorganization Meeting on Jan. 6, swearing in new board members Jennifer Dagna Tunnicliffe and Gary Rothstein.

 

Ken Alper was elected as Board President and Terry Trigg-Scales as Vice-President for the 2020 school year.

 

The following board assignments were approved:

 

Association/Committee

Delegate(s)/Chairperson(s)

Alternate

NJ School Boards Association

Tunnicliffe/Rothstein

 

Essex County School Boards Association

Trigg-Scales/Alper

 

Legislative Chairpersons

Trigg-Scales/Tunnicliffe

 

Negotiations Committee

Trigg-Scales/Alper

N/A

Policy Chairperson

Trigg-Scales/Merklinger

N/A

Board/Township Liaisons

Alper/Merklinger

N/A

Public Relations Committee

Merklinger/Rothstein

N/A

  

Moving forward, the Board of Education meetings will now begin at 7:30 pm.  The next board meeting will be held in the Library Media Center at West Orange High School on Jan. 27.

 

Reorganization

2020 West Orange Board of Education (L-R) Superintendent Dr. Scott Cascone, Jennifer Dagna Tunnicliffe, VP Terry Trigg-Scales, President Ken Alper, Cheryl Merklinger, Gary Rothstein.

 Reorganization

(L-R) Gary Rothstein, daughter Abby, and spouse Sheena Kitchen.

 Reorganization

 (L-R) Spouse James Tunnicliffe, son Peter, and Jennifer Dagna Tunnicliffe. (Not present: daughter Zoe Mastromonaco (WOHS Class of 2012) and Liam Tunnicliffe.

Cynthia Cumming
Jan. 6, 2020