ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – South Brunswick High School Athletic Director Elaine McGrath is the new president of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA).

She won election to the post on Tuesday, Sept. 19.  

According to the press release, McGrath previously served as first president of the NJSIAA last year and is excited to start the new year with a new role.

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“I'm honored to assume the role of president for the NJSIAA this school year,” said McGrath.  “I'm ready to work alongside executive committee members and all others involved with the association for the success of scholastic sports across our state.”

The NJSIAA, established in 1919, is a voluntary, non-profit organization comprised of 433 accredited public, private and parochial high schools.  A member of the National Federation of State High Schools Associations, the NJSIAA conducts tournaments and crowns champions in 32 sports, according to the organization.

Along with the election of McGrath, the NJSIAA stated it has appointed six new representatives to serve on their executive committee for the 2016-2017 school year.

NJSIAA Executive Director Steve Timko discussed the additions of the new members to its staff.

“The members of our executive committee are enthusiastic about the difference they can make in New Jersey scholastic sports,” said Timko.  “Seasoned and new members alike take a proactive approach and we're delighted to have them.”

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