Daniel T. Sinclair assumed the role of Immediate Past President of the New Jersey School Boards Association during the organization’s Delegate Assembly on May 18, 2019. He will serve a two-year term in the volunteer position.
Sinclair is succeeded by Michael R. McClure, who was elected to a two-year term of President.
Sinclair previously served on the Wanaque Board of Education, including six years as its president. He has served on the Lakeland Regional Board of Education for three years. He has a total of 18 years of experience as a local school board member.
Prior to serving as NJSBA president from 2017-2019, Sinclair was NJSBA’s Vice President for County Activities. He was a member of the NJSBA Board of Directors for six years, and he chaired the NJSBA Training Task Force. He has also served on numerous NJSBA committees, and holds the designations of Certified Board Member, Master Board Member and Certified Board Leader through the Association’s Board Member Academy.
He has served as a group trainer at NJSBA orientation programs for new local school board members and school board presidents and vice presidents..
Sinclair graduated from Rowan University and received his master’s degree from William Paterson University. He is retired as a cooperative industrial education coordinator with the Bergen County Special Services and Technical School, a position he held for 39 years.