Board Members


TMolinelli

Ms. Tammy Molinelli
President
Term Expires 12/2019

Tammy Molinelli has spent over 40 years in workforce and strategic planning as Executive Director of the Bergen County Workforce Development Board, overseeing New Jersey’s largest workforce system, and as chair of North Jersey Partners.  She and her husband John have lived in Woodcliff Lake for over 25 years.  Both their children, Johnathan and Cali, are graduates of Pascack Hills High School.  Her professional experience extends from the corporate to government sectors; she has worked for top-level corporate executives, business owners, and elected officials. Ms. Molinelli also has vast experience in strategic planning and working with organizations to align their processes and their people with the goal of increasing productivity, workplace effectiveness, and enhancing employee satisfaction. She is certified as a Dale Carnegie Sales Course Instructor, an Enhanced Lifestyle Planner, a Personal Coach, and personal trainer. She has received numerous public service awards and community service recognitions.

Janet Bissinger

Ms. Janet Bissinger
Vice President
Term Expires 12/2021

Janet has lived in Montvale since 1987. A former nurse, she has a BS in Nursing and an MPH in Epidemiology and Health Care Management. Her daughter went through the Montvale school system as well as Pascack Hills. Throughout those years, she volunteered in a variety of organizations. Most notably she was Treasurer of MEF, President of Montvale PTO, Girl Scout troop leader and town cookie campaign manager, and chaired or worked a variety of committees in the PTO and PFA. Currently, she volunteers in the Memorial School Library. Janet is interested in maintaining the current level of excellence in our school district as well as keeping in mind the financial climate of the time.

Joseph Blundo

Mr. Joseph Blundo
Board Member
Term Expires 12/2021

A lifelong resident of River Vale, Joe an alumni of Pascack Valley Class of ‘85, joined the Board in December 2014. After completing his 8 year run as Mayor of River Vale, serving the High School district allows him to continue his community service in an area where he has great passion. Currently an executive with JP Morgan Chase, Joe spent 5 years in public education, working in Human Resources for the New York City Department of Education and later for Newark Public Schools. He has two children including his son, currently a freshman at PV and his middle school-aged daughter will be in the PV Class of 2021. His wife Maria shares his passion for public service and is an active member of the River Vale Volunteer Ambulance Corp, currently serving as Captain. Prior to his term as Mayor, Joe served on the River Vale town council for 10 years and has been active in youth sports in town, coaching baseball and soccer.

 MFronte

Mr. Michael
 Fronte
Board Member
Term Expires 12/2021
 

Mike has lived in Hillsdale since 1992.  Mike, and his wife, Gina were raised in River Vale, where they both attended Woodside and Holdrum schools.  Mike, Gina and both of their daughters are all PVHS alumni.  Both daughters are pursuing undergraduate degrees at Montclair State University.

Mike has been a practicing engineer for more than thirty years and is a licensed professional engineer in twenty-eight states.  Mike has collaborated on major engineering projects on five continents in more than a dozen countries.  He has been self-employed since 2001.  Mike has a BS in physics from Fordham University, a BS and MS in Civil Engineering from Columbia University and an Executive MS in Finance from Baruch College.

Brian Hallowell

Mr. Brian Hallowell
Board Member
Term Expires 12/2020

Brian Hallowell is a lifetime resident of Montvale. He and his wife Jean have three children, two sons in college, and a daughter who is attending Pascack Hills High School. Brian has been involved in the Montvale community through his past position on the Montvale Board of Education for 9 years, and his current tenure on the High School Board began in 2013.He was also on the Board of the Montvale Swim Club for four years and has been an active part of the Montvale athletic program as a coach for the teams that his children have been involved with through the years. Brian continues to bring the lessons learned from his experiences, both in the business world and his civic involvement, to the Pascack Valley Regional High School District. Brian prides himself on entering every situation with an open mind, and takes the time to gather the required information and opinions before making a sound logical decision.

 

Kenneth Ralph

Mr. Kenneth Ralph
Board Member
Term Expires 12/2020

Kenneth Ralph and his wife, Ronda, have resided in Hillsdale for 21 years, raising three children - Calvin, Claudia and Elisabeth are graduates of Pascack Valley High School. Mr. Ralph is an attorney with the firm of Bruno & Ferraro in Rutherford, practicing criminal defense and representing clients in municipal court matters. Previously, Mr. Ralph was an assistant prosecutor with the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office, serving the county for 25 years. Mr. Ralph is a graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law and Drew University in Madison, N.J. with a degree in political science.

 

Arnold Scher

Mr. Arnold Scher
Board Member
Term Expires 12/2020

Arnold Scher a longtime Hillsdale resident grew up in Hillsdale and attended PVHS in the early '80s where he was actively involved in the theatre program and the Audio Visual Club. After graduating from PVHS, the students and staff established the Arnold Scher Outstanding Service Award which was presented to graduating seniors for outstanding service to the school.

Arnold never drifted far from his passions in high school, as he continued in college working in the theatre and earned a BA in Film and Television Production. He is currently employed by Solid State Logic as Vice President of Gravity Systems. Both of his step-daughters are graduates of PVHS, one is currently working in marketing at a NJ firm and the other is going to Montclair State University for Theatre.

James Stankus

Mr. James Stankus
Board Member
Term Expires 12/2019

Jim Stankus spent his childhood growing up in nearby Park Ridge, New Jersey. As a young adult he lived in Montvale with his grandfather. There he met his wife Kathy. They moved to River Vale, New Jersey in 1999. Their four children attended the River Vale School system, and have attended or will attend, the Pascack Valley Regional High School. Jim attended William Paterson University, where he graduated with a degree in history and secondary education. He spent the next two decades as a high school social studies and technology teacher. During those years he earned a master's degree in History and a master's degree in Educational Leadership at William Paterson University. Jim is currently employed as a High School Social Studies Teacher at Elmwood Park Memorial High School.

David Steinberg

Mr.David Steinberg
Board Member
Term Expires 12/2020







David Steinberg, his wife Wendy, and their two sons have been residents of Woodcliff Lake since 2003. The Steinberg's oldest son is a recent graduate of Pascack Hills, while their youngest son is currently enrolled at Pascack Hills. David has been involved in the Woodcliff Lake community, serving as a board member on the Woodcliff Lake Boys Basketball Association. In addition, he has been a head coach for travel and/or recreational basketball for the past seven years and an assistant coach in other town sports throughout the years. David looks forward to working with the Board and Superintendent in making sure our districts are provided the latest curriculum and tools needed in order to compete in getting into college and the workforce. David is interested in an ongoing dialogue with the community to understand the needs of parents and students, and to convey that to the Board for seamless communication.

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