This letter is to encourage your readers to not only vote, but to vote for Jody Polidoro for Bloomfield Board of Education on Election Day.
We have known Jody and her family for about ten years. We first met Jody when our children began their school careers at Brookdale Elementary in their Kindergarten year,
Jody jumped right in and was an integral part of the committee there to complete the fund raising and construction of the playground. She has been an active and effective member of the Home and School Association, both chairing and participating on many committees over the years.
She and her husband, Jim, a lifelong Bloomfield resident, have been active members of not only the school community, but the greater Bloomfield community through youth sports and helping out with various fundraisers for organizations and people in need.
Many have been frustrated with the politics from both sides of the aisle in Trenton and in Washington DC. One of the many qualities that we admire about Jody is her manner. When she is speaking with people she gets to the point, has properly researched facts to back up her position. She remains not only calm and collected but challenges others without resorting to name calling or speaking down to the person.
You will not find a more knowledgeable person who will listen to her constituents and ensure that our voices are heard. Jody's work experience as a manager at an agency that assists adults with substance abuse and mental health issues gives her the ability to communicate with a diverse population.
One of Jody's goals will be to expand upon the anti-bullying campaign in the district. She coordinated the recent event held for the general public in Bloomfield with Mallory's Army, a foundation founded after a 12 year girl committed suicide because of bullying at school.
Your vote for Jody Polidoro will give the Board of Education a valuable member who will advance the work of the board with professionalism and hard work. She will ensure that all decisions will be made in the best interests of the students of our great community.
William Jones & Susanne Lill