Two seats open on North Salem's Board of Education for 2021-2022 school year
Two seats are open on the North Salem Board of Education. The open positions are currently held by Andy Pelosi and Paul Giamundo. North Salem School District residents who wish to run for a spot must submit their applications by April 19. Voting will take place on May 18.
Qualifications are detailed below.
To run for the School Board a candidate must be a qualified voter of the district (i.e., a United States citizen); and must have resided in the School District for an uninterrupted period of at least one year prior to the election date. A person who has been convicted of a state or federal felony may not serve on a school board unless: (1) they have been pardoned or otherwise restored to the rights of citizenship by the Governor or the President; or (2) their maximum sentence of imprisonment has expired; or (3) they have been discharged from parole.
In accordance with §2018 of the State Education Law, nominating petitions for the May 18, 2021 election require at least twenty-five (25) qualified signatures. (It is suggested that additional qualified signatures be obtained.)
The filing deadline for filing nominating petitions is 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 19, 2021. Petitions must be filed with the District Clerk in the District Office at 230 June Road, North Salem, New York.