EAST ORANGE --- The East Orange Board of Education welcomed a new member to its collective body with the installation of Mrs. Terry Swanson Tucker.

Ms. Tucker, who replaces Ms. Nicole Payne, was sworn in by Mayor Lester E. Taylor III at the March 10th meeting. Her term of service will be until May, 2017.

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A lifelong East Orange resident, Ms. Tucker maintains an active record of serve to the City. Aside from being born and raised here, she is employed and has been involved in various capacities at the County level. After being sworn in, her new Board colleagues warmly welcomed her and stated their enthusiasm to her anticipated contributions to the Board.

“Children are my love and passion, and I am here to serve,” Ms. Tucker stated in her comments to the public. “I eagerly welcome the opportunity to be here.”

Ms. Tucker immediately contributed to the evening’s proceedings by moving motions on the floor.