The Mamaroneck School Board of Education elected Robin Nichinsky as their new president, and swore her, as well as two new members, in at their reorganization meeting Wednesday night.
Ann LoBue and Stanley Futterman joined the Board of Education, replacing former president Richard Marsico and Harriet Barish.
"Ann and I were elected by a landslide in an unopposed election," said Futterman, who said it's only by coincidence that a man and a women are replacing another man and another woman.
LoBue, who lives in the district, has been the co-president of the Murray Avenue Elementary School PTA since 2009 and said she is, "eager to capitalize on my experience."
Nichinksy took over the proceedings after Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Shaps acted as temporary chairperson in order to make the motion to nominate a new president.
"I'm honored, humbled and excited to be taking on the role of board president," said Nichinsky, who has three daughters, two of whom graduated from Mamaroneck High School.
After the board nominated and swore in Nancy Pierson as vice president, and Anant Nambiar as education secretary, they recognized the presence of New York State Assemblyman George Latimer.
"I really just came to wish you all very good luck in the reorganization, to welcome Ann and Stan to the board," Latimer said. "We have quite a job ahead of us, but it is a 'we,' not an 'us' and a 'them.'"
The board also appointed:
- Joanne Rice as the district clerk
- Suzanne Caruso as district treasurer (Caruso will also act as assistant business manager)
- Meryl Rubinstein as deputy district treasurer
- Anna Provenzano as Internal Claims Auditor, effective July 1, 2011
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