Three School Board Members Will be Listed, Unopposed, on Tuesday's Voting Ballot

Bernards Board of Ed member Rhonda Dunten was sworn in to fill an 11-month vacancy on board in January 2016. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
Michael Byrne, center, has been a member of the Bernards Board of Education for almost 30 years. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
Karen Gray was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Board of Education in summer of 2014. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bernards School Board incumbents Michael Byrne, Rhonda Dunten, and Karen Gray are each running unopposed for additional three year terms on the Board of Education for the township's K-12 school system.

Byrne has been the longest-serving Board of Education member. If re-elected, he will be closing in on his 30th year on the board.

Gray was appointed to fill a vacancy on the board in summer 2014. She was elected to fill a two-year unexpired term, and sworn in on Jan. 5, 2015.

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Dunten was appointed to fill a vacancy in January 2016 to fill an 11-month vacancy.

One Township Committee seat open for re-election also has no contest

Bernards Mayor Carol Bianchi is also unopposed on Tuesday's ballot for another three-year term on the all-Republican Township Committee. Here is information on Bianchi.


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