By Matthew Sockol
FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP – Members of the Freehold Township K-8 School District Board of Education have voted to keep the men who served as president and vice president of the board during 2016 in place for 2017.
The board held its annual reorganization meeting on Jan. 3.
The three winning candidates from the Nov. 8 election – incumbents Daniel DiBlasio and Jennifer Patten and newcomer Elena O’Sullivan – were sworn in to begin serving three-year terms. DiBlasio joined the board in 2007 and Patten joined the board in 2012.
After the new members were seated, the board held elections for the positions of president and vice president.
Christopher Marion, who served as president in 2016, was nominated to serve as president for 2017 and was elected in a unanimous vote. Marion joined the board in 2006.
Jason Levy, who served as vice president in 2016, was nominated to serve as vice president for 2017 and was elected in a unanimous vote. Levy joined the board in 2010.