North Brunswick School Board Elects Hayley Toth as President

In a development during the North Brunswick Township Board of Education reorganization meeting on January 3rd, 2024, Hayley Toth was elected as the President of the School Board. The election was a key focus of the meeting, with Toth securing the presidency with six votes against Richard Liguori, who garnered three votes. Following the election, Elesia James was unanimously elected as Vice President, solidifying the leadership for the board in the upcoming term.

The meeting commenced with the administration of the oath of office to re-elected board members, including Elesia James and Hayley Toth, as well as Richard Liguori. During their respective acknowledgments, James, Toth, and Liguori expressed their honor in being re-elected and shared their passion for contributing to the educational community of North Brunswick.

Elesia James spoke of her purpose in being involved in education and ensuring students have the right to the best education they can receive. Richard Liguori thanked his family for their support and emphasized his intention to work collaboratively for student achievement and fiscal responsibility. Hayley Toth acknowledged the support of her family, friends, and the community, and reiterated her commitment to educational excellence and equity.

The board also adopted their annual Code of Ethics, with each member reading a portion of the code to reinforce their dedication to ethical conduct in their roles. The ethics code covers a range of principles including confidentiality, impartiality, and the proper referral of complaints.

The meeting concluded with the formal acceptance of the election results and the closing of the public session.

Note: This meeting summary was generated by AI, which can occasionally misspell names, misattribute actions, and state inaccuracies. This summary is intended to be a starting point and you should review the meeting record linked above before acting on anything you read. If we got something wrong, let us know. We’re working every day to improve our process in pursuit of universal local government transparency.

Janet Ciarrocca
School Board Officials:
Richard Liguori, Hayley Toth, Zaire Ali, David Brockman, Jason Carter, Coleen Keefe, Elesia James, Dr. Paragi N. Patel, Steven Wen, Rosa Hock (Board Secretary)

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