The Monmouth, Burlington and Passaic county school boards associations each held year-end meetings recently, presenting awards and hearing from legislators and other speakers.Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (District 13) spoke to Monmouth County School Boards Association members at their last meeting of the year, held in Colts Neck.Senator Samuel Thompson (District 12) spoke at the Monmouth County School Boards Association year-end meeting.Senator Vin Gopal (District 11) addressed the members of the Monmouth County School Boards Association.Pictured at the end-of-the-year meeting of the Monmouth County School Boards Association, in Colts Neck, are (l-r) NJSBA Immediate Past President Don Webster; Monmouth County Association President Al Miller; Senator Vin Gopal (District 11); NJSBA Executive Director Dr. Larry Feinsod; Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling (District 11); and NJPTA president Rose Acerra.The Delran School Board received recognition for Board Certification from the NJSBA Board Member Academy, at the Burlington County School Boards Association’s final meeting of the year. Pictured (l-r, front row) are NJSBA field services representative Jesse Adams Jr.; Delran board members Mary Melvin and Amy Rafanello; Delran board President Glenn Kitley, holding plaque; and Delran board members Mark Chierici, Eileen Wachter, Dawn Flanagan and Melanie Goodwin Ogozalek. In the back row (l-r) are Dr. Brian Brotschul, superintendent; Joseph Biluck, Delran board vice-president; and Delran board member Mark Oberg.Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod, executive director of NJSBA, addressed the Passaic County School Boards Association at its final meeting of the year.Thomas F. X. Magura, of Prospect Park, was presented with the Milestone Award in recognition of 15 years of service to the school board. Pictured (l-r) are NJSBA President Daniel T. Sinclair, who is also from Passaic County; NJSBA Director of Member Engagement Ray Pinney; Magura, holding an autographed sports photo given to him by Sinclair; and NJSBA Executive Director Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod.