BELMAR, NJ — Lisa Miller has resigned from the Belmar Board of Education, saying she plans to continue being a strong supporter of Belmar Elementary School in the community.

“I feel I can do more for the school and the children by being a community advocate and a parent,” said Miller, who was elected to a one-year unexpired term in 2018 and then to a full three-year term a year later.

Board President Cherie Adams thanked Miller for her efforts on behalf of the district and asked that she continue to support the board’s efforts as a community member, according to Business Administrator/Board Secretary Michael Bardsley.

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Since there are two years remaining on Miller’s term, the board will be accepting written requests from qualified persons interested in filling the seat and will vote to make an appointment until the end of 2020. Voters will get to decide in November who will fill the seat in 2021.

A borough resident for nearly 20 years, Miller is a health care consultant and serves as CEO of VIE Healthcare Inc., a Wall-based financial and operational consulting firm for health care providers. She also was a board member of the New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble from 2014 to 2017.

In both election bids, Miller cited her experience in both roles as her qualifications for serving on the board. She also promoted a platform that stressed the importance of three key factors: funding to support educational excellence and modernization of facilities at Belmar Elementary School; parent and community partnerships to further student success; and providing students with meaningful opportunities to improve their school experiences.

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