• BECOMING A BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBER

    2021 

     

    The annual school board election will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.  Each candidate for election, including incumbents, must complete a nominating petition that inlcudes the signatures of at least ten (10) qualified voters living within the disrict (one may be your own).  Nominating Petitions are avaiable electronically by clicking the link below or through the Hunterdon County Clerk's Office at 71 Main Street Hall of Records Building, PO Box 2900, Flemington, NJ  08822-2900.  Nominating Petitons must be filed with the Hunterdon County Clerk by 4:00 PM on Monday, July 26, 2021.

     

     To become a member of a local school board of education in New Jersey, you must:

    Be able to read & write, hold US citizenship and on year's residency in the school district.  Be registered to vote in the district before filing the nominating petition.  Have no interest in any contract with or claim against the board of education.  Not hold office as mayor or member of the municipal governing body or, in the case of county school districts, the county governing body.  Not simultaneously hold two elective offices.  Not be disqualified from membership for the conviction of certain crimes.  (Within 30 days of election or appointment to the board, a member must undergo a criminal history background investigation through the Sate Departmenbt of Education.)

     

     

    Please contact Mary Melif, County Clerk,  at (908) 788-1214 or via email at countyclerk@co.hunterdon.nj.us if you have any questions

    For more information visit the county clerk's webpage Hunterdon County Clerk's Office

     

    You may also contact Michele McCann, School Business Adminsitrator at (908) 996-2941 x 516 or via email at milfordsba@milfordpublicschool.com

     

    Helpful documents:

     

    2021 School Board Candidate Kit

    NJ School Boards Association - Candidacy Resources

     

     

    BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    Michele McCann, RSBO, SFO

    School Business Administrator/Board Secretary