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Donald Webster

President

Donald Webster, Jr.

Donald Webster, Jr., a 17-year member of the Manchester Township, Ocean County Board of Education, was elected on Nov. 15, to serve a two-year term, 2014-2016, as president. 

Prior to that, Webster served as NJSBA’s Vice President for Finance since 2010. During his tenure, he co-chaired the NJSBA Safe and Secure Schools Task Force.

On his local board of education, Mr. Webster has served as chairman of the Finance Committee for 15 years, a member of the Negotiations Committee for seven years, and is the current board president.

Professionally, he worked for the state of New Jersey since 1978, most recently holding the position of assistant director for the Office of Budget Planning and Fiscal Monitoring, New Jersey Department of Human Services, until his retirement in 2009. He previously worked as a Financial Staff Accountant for North American Phillips Lighting Corporation (Norelco), from 1976 to 1978.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from James Madison University in Virginia, and his MBA in Financial Management from the Rutgers University Graduate School of Business.

Mr. Webster also served as an adjunct faculty instructor of accounting and business administration courses at Ocean County College, Toms River, from 1987 to 1997.

He is an NJSBA Master Board Member, NJSBA Certified Board Member, a member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), and a Certified Healthcare Administrator. A lifelong New Jersey resident, he is married with three adult children who all attended Manchester Township Public Schools.

Daniel T. Sinclair

Vice President for County Activities

Daniel T. Sinclair

Wanaque Board of Education Member Daniel T. Sinclair, who has served on the local board for more than 12 years, was elected to a two-year term as Vice President for County Activities of the New Jersey School Boards Association, 2014-2016.

Sinclair is the former president of the Wanaque board, holding that post for six years, and has chaired and served on board committees ranging from superintendent search, to buildings and grounds, to finance. At the county level, he is president of the Passaic County School Boards Association; delegate to the NJSBA Board of Directors; and chairman of the county association’s publicity committee.

He is also an NJSBA Master Board Member and has served on NJSBA's Nominating and Finance committees, and chaired the NJSBA Training Task Force.

Sinclair holds a B.A. from Rowan University and a Master of Arts from William Paterson University. He is the retired coordinator of the Bergen County Special Services and Technical School, Cooperative Education.

Michael R. McClure

Vice President for Finance

Michael R. McClure

Michael R. McClure, a 15-year member of the Maple Shade Board of Education, was elected to serve a two-year term from November 2014 to November 2016 as Vice President for Finance.

McClure has served as president and vice-president of his local board, and served on committees ranging from facilities to negotiations.

He is a Master Board Member, a Certified Board Leader, and was president of the Burlington County School Boards Association for two terms. He has been a member of the NJSBA Board of Directors for eight years; an alternate to the NJSBA Board of Directors for two years; and has served on NJSBA committees including Finance, Facilities Needs and Assessment, and Nominating.

McClure, who also spent 15 years as president of his township’s recreation board, works as an assistant corporation fleet manager of more than 4,500 vehicles in 47 locations.

Jason Jones

Vice President for Legislation/Resolutions

Jason A. Jones

Jason A. Jones was elected to serve a two-year term, 2014-2016, as NJSBA Vice-President for Legislation/Resolutions. Prior to that, he was elected in November 2013 to fill an unexpired term as NJSBA's Vice President for Legislation/Resolutions.

Jones has served on his local board of education for seven years, including terms as president and vice president.  He has chaired the local board’s committees on Education and Personnel, Food Services, and Uniformity of Dress, and has represented the board on panels addressing the state’s public school monitoring process and the location of Brookdale Community College satellite facilities.

Professionally, Jones is employed as an assistant school business administrator in the Newark Public Schools.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, and his Master of Business Administration degree from Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City.

Jones has also served as vice president of legislation for the Monmouth County School Boards Association and has held several other positions within the county association.

On the national level, he has served as the Northeast Director of the National Association of Black School Educators; a legislative leader for the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education; and has served on the NSBA’s Federal Relations Network, a group that advocates the interests of public education before Congress and federal agencies.

A lifelong Neptune Township resident, he is married with two children.

John Bulina

Immediate Past President

John Bulina

John Bulina serves as Immediate Past President of the New Jersey School Boards Association.  He was elected to a two-year term as President of the New Jersey School Boards Association in May 2012 and served until Nov. 15, 2014. Previously, he served for one term as Vice President for Legislation/Resolutions (2010 through 2012). Prior to 2010, he served for two consecutive terms as Vice President for Finance (2006 through 2010).

On the local level, Bulina has been a member of the Tabernacle Board of Education for 23 years, serving four years as president and five years as vice president. He served as a member of Tabernacle’s Personnel, Finance, Budget, Strategic Planning, Negotiations, Education, and Building and Grounds Committees. Bulina served as vice president for legislation of the Burlington County School Boards Association for one year and executive vice president for four years. He has served as a commissioner of the Burlington County Educational Media Technology Center for 11 years. He also serves as delegate to the NJSBA Delegate Assembly. Bulina is Burlington County’s 2006-2007 Board Member of the Year.

Bulina served as chair of the New Jersey School Boards Association’s Standards and Assessment Committee, and an NJSBA at-large representative on New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s (NJSIAA’s) Executive Committee. He also served on the Long Range Plan Committee, Executive Director Search Committee, Construction Review Task Force, and as a group leader for new board member orientations, Leadership Conferences and Parliamentary Procedures programs.

Bulina has earned Master Board Member certification, which recognizes successful completion of training in school board leadership, through the NJSBA Board Member Academy.

Nationally, Bulina served on the Federal Relations Network (FRN), a nationwide organization of local school board members which advocates the interests of public education before Congress and federal agencies. He has also served on the National School Boards Association’s 2010 Nominating Committee, 2012 Credentials Committee and an alternate delegate representing New Jersey.

Bulina received his B.S. in Education from State University of New York, Oswego. He also received his Masters of Arts, Teaching and Learning from Nova Southeastern University.

Bulina is a senior adjunct professor at Burlington County College. He was a soccer coach for 34 years with Tabernacle’s AA, South Jersey Girls Select, New Jersey Olympic Development Program, and Burlington County College. He currently remains active as a Professional Ski Instructor of America (PSIA), and is a member of the St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, Roebling, NJ, and Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church, Philadelphia, PA.