Board of Trustees
East Ramapo is governed by a Board of Education composed of nine trustees elected by the community, each for a term of three years. The Board is responsible for providing and promoting a budget, levying taxes, setting educational policy, and meeting all requirements of state law. Regular meetings are twice each month, usually on the first and third Tuesday, beginning at 7:30 pm. To contact members of the Board of Education, call 577-6015.
Daniel Schwartz, President of the Board of Education resides in New Hempstead and is serving his first term on the Board, which will expire in 2014.
Stephen Price, is a resident of Chestnut Ridge serving his seventh term, which expires in 2013.
|Yehuda Weissmandl, Vice President, resides in Spring Valley, and is serving his first term on the Board, which will expire in 2014.||Yonah Rothman resides in Wesley Hills, and is serving his first term, which expires in 2015.|
Moses Friedman is a Spring Valley resident serving his first term on the Board, which expires in 2013.
|Eliyahu Solomon resides in in Spring Valley, and was recently re-elected to a second term on the Board, which will expire in 2015.|
|Jacob J. Lefkowitz, a resident of Monsey, is serving his first term on the Board, which will expire in 2015.||Suzanne Young-Mercer is a Spring Valley resident serving her second term on the Board. Her term will expire in 2013.|
|Moshe Hopstein resides in Spring Valley is serving his second term as a Board member, which will expire in 2014|
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Despite the hundreds of hours annually that they spend at regular meetings, study sessions, workshops, public hearings, special school functions, on "homework" and other education-related activities, school board trustees receive no salary or benefits for the extraordinary service that they provide to the entire East Ramapo community.