Candidate Statements

October 15, 2018

My name is Debbie Russo and I have been fortunate enough to serve for the past nine years as a Nutley Board of Education Trustee; most recently as the Vice President.  I have been an active member of the Nutley community for nearly 30 years.  Most importantly, I am the mother of three children, two ...

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My name is Erica Zarro, and I am honored to introduce myself as a Nutley Board of Education (BOE) Candidate. I am single mother of a 6-year-old son who attends Lincoln Elementary School. I am employed as an office supervisor for a local physical therapy company and also serve as the regional ...

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Allow me to introduce myself. I am Ken Reilly, and I am a lifelong resident of Nutley and proud father of five children. I decided to run for a seat on the Nutley Board of Education (the Board) because giving back to the community that has so greatly enriched my life, is an essential part of who I ...

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I am Teri Quirk, a lifelong Nutley resident who raised 3 children in the district. I am a speech/language specialist who has worked for 29 years with special education children in Saddle Brook, and am currently working with special needs toddlers through the State of New Jersey’s Early Intervention ...

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My name is Salvatore Balsamo and I am seeking re-election to the Nutley Board of Education. I have served as a Trustee for the past three years. This service has been an honor and, for me, it represents a long history. My children, Matthew and PJ, are in third and fifth grade at Yantacaw School.

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My name is Ryan Kline and for the past six years I have been honored to serve on the Nutley Board of Education. I am the father of two children, ages 9 and 13, who are enrolled at Spring Garden School and John Walker Middle School respectively. In addition to my time on the Nutley BOE, I have ...

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Hello, I am Robert Crook and I am running for Congress in the NJ’s 11th Congressional District. Crook is just the last name, I am a Certified Financial Forensic & a CPA with a history and track record of finding money and providing solutions to problems that are large and complex. Fixing ...

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