Board of Trustees
Ms. Byard has enjoyed a highly successful career as a teacher in New Jersey. She has taught primary grade students in diverse educational environments, including the Village Charter School in Trenton and the Bound Brook School District. Recently, she taught kindergarten at the Chesterfield School District. Her interests include all forms of exercise, especially running and soccer.
Mr. Demmo is active in philanthropic activities that enhance the lives of disadvantaged youths. His current focus is fighting hunger, and is devoted to many charities whose mission is in alignment with that focus. His professional experience is construction management.
Robin Lipman (chair)
Ms. Lipman is very active in K-12 education, supporting organizations that promote mission-based experiences that enrich the lives of participants. Her extensive international travel schedule allows her to develop relationships with prospective partners.
Mr. Mazzoni is the principal of operations in the Chesterfield School District (NJ). He has extensive experience in all phases of school leadership, school management, and the teaching and learning process.
Dr. Zappala is the Dean of Graduate Studies at Pierce College in Philadelphia. Before assuming that role, he served as Assistant Dean of the Heavin School of Arts and Sciences at Thomas Edison State College for over three years. Prior to that position, he was the Coordinator of the Educational Leadership Program at Western Governors University. His doctorate is from Capella University.
The Board of Trustees meets monthly. The dates for 2020-21 are: Aug. 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 29, Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 28, Feb. 25, March 25, Apr. 29, May 27, June 24, will be held at the high school (1555 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ), in Room 8, at 7.p.m if conditions relevant to the coronavirus permit (meaning school is open). Prospective guests are encouraged to check this site for any changes. All meetings are open to the public. While the district is conducting virtual education, meetings will be online only due to the coronavirus. The call-in number is 720-835-5389, the PIN is 11928. Prospective participants should call 609-619-2000 if they have problems connecting.