WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Board of Education has four seats up for election on November 7, 2017.
Three seats are for three-year terms from January 2018 through December 2020. One seat is for a one-year unexpired term from January 2018 through December 2018.
The deadline for candidates to file nominating petitions with the county clerk is July 31, 2017 by 4 p.m.
Qualifications (appointment and election)
Each member of any board of education shall, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1:
Be a United States citizen;
Be a resident of the district for at least one year at the time of election or appointment;
Be able to read and write;
Be a registered voter in the district where the person is submitting the nomination
petition (or being appointed);
Not be disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1;
Not have been convicted of any of the crimes or offenses enumerated in N.J.S.A.
18A;12-1 or conspiracy to commit or attempt to commit any of said crimes;
Not be the mayor or a member of the governing body of the municipality; or
Not have a direct or indirect contract with or claim against the board.
Additional information can be obtained from the New Jersey School Boards Association at https://www.njsba.org/about/membership/school-board-candidacy/ or by contacting board secretary Patricia Leonhardt.