Board Member Vacancy

Board Member Vacancy
Graphic: Pascack Valley Regional logo on the left, with text to the right: "Board Member Vacancy Borough of Montvale"

The Pascack Valley Regional High School District Board of Education consisting of a 9-member Board is currently seeking a qualified candidate from the Borough of Montvale for membership to the Board due to the resignation of Janet Bissinger who dedicated her service to the district since 2013.  The vacancy is due to the resignation of one of its members.  The term of this seat shall be from the appointment date until December 31, 2021, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to seek election in November 2021. 


Board Member Qualifications:


Ø  Citizen of the United States.

Ø  At least 18 (eighteen) years of age.

Ø  Ability to read and write.

Ø  Resident of Montvale for a minimum of one year preceding the date of appointment.

Ø  Individual is a registered voter in the district.

Ø  Have no interest in any contract with, or claim against the Board

Ø  Not hold office as mayor or member of the Montvale municipal governing body

Ø  Individual is not disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1.

Ø  Has not been disqualified due to the conviction of a crime or offense listed in N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1*


*Within 30 days of appointment to the Board, a member must undergo a criminal history background check through the New Jersey Department of Education.


Those interested individuals meeting the above criteria are invited to apply for this Board Member vacancy.  A letter of interest and resume should be submitted to:


                        Yas Usami, Business Administrator/Board Secretary

                        Pascack Valley Regional High School District Board of Education

                        28 West Grand Ave., Suite 2

                        Montvale, N.J. 07645


Or emailed to:


Letters of interest must be received in the Office of the Business Administrator/Board Secretary no later than 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.  Interviews will be conducted on Monday, April 19 at a special meeting in public session via Zoom starting at 7:30 PM.


Specific questions regarding this vacancy may be addressed through Yas Usami at 201-358-7004, ext. 21009, during the hours of 8 AM – 4 PM, Monday through Friday.


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