BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Bernards Township Board of Education member Timothy Salmon has filed to run for the remaining one year in the term to which he was appointed in January.
He is the only incumbent to file as of Thursday. Petitions to guarantee a spot on the Nov. 6 ballot must be received by 4 p.m. Monday in the County Clerk’s office at 20 Grove St. in Somerville.
All that is required to qualify is a petition with the signatures of at least 10 registered voters. A candidate must live in the township, not serve on a township board and have no conflicts with the school board.
In addition to the one-year unexpired term, three three-year slots are up for election.
Board President Robin McKeon said Monday night she will seek another three-year term. She is also the finance committee chairperson.
Beverly Darvin Cwerner said she had yet to make a final decision. A former board president, she is chair of the personnel committee this year.
The third member facing an election decision, Karen Richman, was absent from Monday’s meeting.
Salmon has lived in the Bellerose Village area of the township since 2012. By occupation, Salmon is a patent attorney and runs his own consulting firm, based in Parsippany.