WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education held its annual Reorganization Meeting on Jan. 6, swearing in new board members Jennifer Dagna Tunnicliffe and Gary Rothstein.

Ken Alper was elected as Board President and Terry Trigg-Scales as Vice-President for the 2020 school year.

The following board assignments were approved:

Association/Committee

Delegate(s)/Chairperson(s)

Alternate

NJ School Boards Association

Tunnicliffe/Rothstein

 

Essex County School Boards Association

Trigg-Scales/Alper

 

Legislative Chairpersons

Trigg-Scales/Tunnicliffe

 

Negotiations Committee

Trigg-Scales/Alper

N/A

Policy Chairperson

Trigg-Scales/Merklinger

N/A

Board/Township Liaisons

Alper/Merklinger

N/A

Public Relations Committee

Merklinger/Rothstein

N/A

Moving forward, board of education meetings will begin at 7:30 p.m., with the next meeting scheduled for Jan. 27 at West Orange High School.