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School Board Candidate Forum May 9

On Monday, May 9, at 8 pm, the School Board Nominating Committee will be hosting an online community forum for the candidates for the Board of Education.

Members of the community are welcome to watch the forum live via http://www.tinyurl.com/SBNCforum.

The candidates, Nareen Jabbour, Nilesh Jain, and Grace Lin, will be running in the school district election scheduled for Tuesday, May 17. Candidates will be elected to three-year terms starting in July.

Community members may submit questions to the SBNC chair ahead of time at edgemontsbnc@gmail.com. (Per the SBNC by-laws, questions addressed to the candidates at this forum must be submitted in writing to the Chairperson of the Nominating Committee, who shall have discretion as to their disposition.)

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ECC Monthly Meeting: Monday, May 2nd at 8pm

ECC Nominating Committee Announces 2022-2023 Slate

The ECC Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 slate in advance of the ECC Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 27th at 8PM in the Seely Place APR. This year’s nominating committee was chaired by Jennifer Frain. Joining Jennifer on the committee were Eliana Weissman, Joseph Pragray, Sharyn Lewis, and Lauren Lappen. Below is the slate to be voted on at the ECC Annual Meeting:

Officers and Directors

Officers
President: Dylan F. Pyne
First Vice President: Pamela Montgomery
Second Vice President: David M.C. Stern
Treasurer: Jeremy Feffer
Secretary: Jennifer Frain

Directors – 3-Year Term Ending June 30, 2025
Vic Gialleonardo, Pamela Montgomery, Tamim Nazif, Dylan F. Pyne

Central Park Avenue ECC Director – Term Ending June 30, 2022
Joseph Pragay

School Board Nominating Committee
Chair – David M.C. Stern
Lauren Lappen – Year 2 of 2
Matt Jaffe – Year 2 of 2
Nancy Jacobson Paley – Alternate

Additionally the committee thanks Josh Berlin, George Nukho and Colin McCarthy who will be completing their terms on the ECC Board of Directors this year, for their years of service to the community.

ECC to Award 2022 Silver Bowl for Distinguished Community Service to Jon Faust

The Edgemont Community Council Silver Bowl Award for Distinguished Community Service has been awarded almost every year since 1950. The ECC’s Silver Bowl Committee this year recommended that we present this year’s Silver Bowl to Ferndale Road resident Jon Faust.

Jon lived in Scarsdale as a baby and attended Mamaroneck High School (1986), the University of Michigan Honors College (1990) and Columbia Law School (1993).

Between 2014 and 2020, Jon was a member of the Edgemont School Board and from 2018-2019, he served as school board president. Jon has also served on the Greenville Fire District’s board of commissioners since 2010 and has been a volunteer firefighter in the district for 17 years. Additionally, Jon is a former Director of the Edgemont Community Council and has coached many lacrosse and soccer teams.

Professionally Jon is General Counsel of NYC Alliance and it’s related entities — vertically integrated, multi-channel apparel companies. Jon handles all manner of commercial litigation, arbitration, mediation, transactional work, employment issues, real estate matters and intellectual property management. Jon also provides proactive and practical business counseling and strategic/tactical advice to the commercial departments across the broad range of issues they face. Jon is results oriented and combines legal expertise with sensitivity to business imperatives and practical solutions.

ECC Monthly Meeting: Monday, Apr 4th at 8pm

Zoom Link: https://nebularesearch.zoom.us/j/84985980128?pwd=R2JrVjJmeTNZbFF6N05idytWYXNzdz09