As part of a continuing series of meetings with legislative leaders to discuss educational issues, the NJSBA governmental relations staff and local board members met late last month with Assemblyman Anthony Bucco, who represents the 25th legislative district; Assemblyman Ralph Caputo, of the 28th legislative district; and Assemblyman Vincent Mazzeo of the 2nd legislative district.

Pictured, left to right, are Dino Cappello, member of the Denville Board of Education; Irene LeFebvre, who is a Boonton Town Board of Education member, Morris County School Boards Association president and also a member of the Board of Directors of the NJSBA; Assemblyman Anthony Bucco, 25th District, and NJSBA Legislative Advocate Christopher Jones.
Standing: Jill Fischman, president, Bloomfield Board of Education, NJSBA Legislative Committee member, and Jonathan Pushman, NJSBA legislative advocate. Seated: Assembly Education Committee member Ralph Caputo, 28th District, and Betsy Ginsburg, Glen Ridge Board of Education president and executive director of the Garden State Coalition of Schools.
Members of the Weymouth and Buena boards of education met recently with Assemblyman Vincent Mazzeo, 2nd District, to discuss funding issues. Pictured from left: Assemblyman Mazzeo; Weymouth Board of Education member Henry Goldsmith; NJSBA Legislative Advocate Sharon Seyler; Weymouth Board of Education Vice President Connie Reymann; Buena Regional school district business administrator Pat Yacovelli and Mary Lou DeFrancisco, interim superintendent/principal for the Weymouth school district.