The deadline for Westfield residents interested in considering a term on the Board of Education is Monday, July 26 by 4 p.m.  Nominating petitions should be filed with the Office of the Union County Clerk at 2 Broad Street, Room 113, Elizabeth, NJ 07201. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Contact the County Clerk’s Office at 908-527-4996 for more information or email lbobish@ucnj.org.

Information on the board election process, including the New Jersey School Boards Association’s Candidate Kit, also is posted at www.westfieldnjk12.org under “Board Election” on the Board tab. 

The Westfield Board of Education will have three open seats in November. The three board members whose terms expire on December 31, 2021 are Robert Garrison, Gretchan Ohlig, and Tara Oporto.