WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Board of Education swore in its elect members, elected a new Board President and Vice President and passed 16 Resolutions at its annual Reorganization Meeting on Thursday, January 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the High School's Auditorium.

Jenine M. Murray, Business Administrator/Board Secretary, administered the Oath of Office to returning Board members Joseph Biamonte and Christopher Garvin. Murray also reported the official results:

Joseph Biamonte     825 votes

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Christopher Garvin  765 votes

Albert Nieves was again elected as Board President. Joseph Biamonte was elected Vice President. The Board composition for the Wood-Ridge Board of Education is:

5 Wood-Ridge:     Board Members/Term Expires January

Patrick A. Ambrosio     2021

Joseph E. Biamonte Jr. 2023

Richard Fallon              2022

Christopher D. Garvin  2023

Albert C. Nieves           2022

The one Moonachie member on the BOE will be decided at that Borough's reorganization meeting. 

Other Resolutions passed included:

Code of Ethics
Open Public Meeting Act
The 2020 Schedule of Board of Education Meetings
Established Length of Board Meetings
Designation of Regular Business Meeting Day
Order of Business at Regular Meeting
Appointment of Delegate and Alternate Delegate for State and County School Board Associations
Cover Page of Committee of the Whole/Regular Meetings
Adoption of Official Newspaper
Parliamentary Procedures
Board Policies/Regulations
Doctrine of Necessity
Travel and Related Expense Reimbursement for 2018-19
Readopt Written Board Bylaws and Policies
Report on Authorized "Permitted" Pupil Records

The complete meeting schedule for 2020 and Committee Chairs/Liaison Positions will be published next week.

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