MARLBORO – Robert Daniel, Susan Shrem and Jill Strafaci have been elected to three-year terms on the Marlboro K-8 School District Board of Education.
The Nov. 3 election for three seats on the board saw five residents run for office: Feiby Dawod, Kamilia Maxemoss, Daniel, Shrem and Strafaci.
According to results posted online by the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office, Strafaci received 13,090 votes, Shrem received 10,417 votes and Daniel received 10,063 votes to win the seats.
Maxemoss received 7,335 votes and Dawod received 6,302 votes in their bids to win seats on the school board.
Daniel has served on the board for four years and won his second full term.
“I am honored to be re-elected to the board and I look forward to serving the community with my fellow board members, Daniel said.
“The No. 1 topic I will be focusing on is working with my fellow board members and the district’s administrators to manage all of the issues COVID-19 has caused in our district and in our community at large.
“This is a challenging time, but I am confident that if we work together we will deliver the best education possible to the children of Marlboro,” Daniel said.
Strafaci won her first term on the board.
“I am deeply honored to be elected to the board,” Strafaci said. “I wish to first help the children and staff get through the rest of this pandemic, giving special consideration to the negative impact on learning itself and the social-emotional health of children.
“Looking ahead, I wish to assess where the budget stands in light of the needed spending for COVID and to help our schools get back to where we need to be for the 2021-22 school year.
“Like everyone in our community, I am looking forward to normalcy again for our students and I will seek ways to enable that as quickly and as safely as possible,” Strafaci said.
Shrem could not be reached for comment. She won her second term on the board.