The Bronxville Non-Partisan Committee (“NPC”) has endorsed three nominees: Alexa Pappas Zannetos, Erin Bertocci Seuffert and Michael Brandes, for the election of Trustees for the Bronxville School Board on May 17th, 2022.
Your participation in this year's election is important as Alexa and Erin are running in contested elections.
Polls are open on Tuesday May 17th from 7:00am to 9:00pm in the Blue Gym of the Bronxville School through the Meadow Avenue entrance.
Alexa Pappas Zannetos: Global Head of Employment Law for Morgan Stanley. Alexa is the only lawyer running and will be the only lawyer on the school board if elected. The school board addresses numerous employment, labor and legal issues and we would be fortunate to have a world-class legal mind serving our district.
Read Alexa’s Letter to the Community
Read Bronxville Residents’ Endorsement of Alexa
Erin Bertocci Seuffert: Global Sales Campaign Management Lead at Accenture and NYU Adjunct Professor. Erin is an expert in change management and an educator with a long family history in Bronxville and a child in the Elementary, Middle and High Schools. Bronxville is facing a major transition with the hiring of a new superintendent and Erin’s expertise in helping organizations manage change and background in education as a University Professor will bring valuable insights to our school board.
Read Erin’s Letter to the Community
Read Bronxville Residents’ Endorsement of Erin
Michael Brandes: Former Chief Investment Strategist and Head of Research for the Private Bank at Itaú Unibanco and former Citigroup executive. Michael’s deep financial, strategy and communications skills will be critical in helping navigate complex budget and financial planning challenges the board faces.
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The NPC nomination process
The NPC was formed in 1936 to foster the election of Trustees of the Bronxville School on a non-partisan basis. This has proven to be very successful for Bronxville, leading to decades of responsive and proactive governance for our District. The NPC’s goal is to seek highly qualified Bronxville residents committed to serving our community.
This year’s vetting process included the following:
Meeting with current and former Trustees to understand the challenges and needs of the School Board.
Reviewing written application materials submitted by the candidates.
Interviewing each of the 12 candidates.
Conducting phone reference checks with over 40 different individuals.
Reviewing over 70 emails that were received from the community regarding the candidates.
Meeting with community members to solicit additional feedback
The Non-Partisan Committee is composed of 21 Bronxville residents who are elected by a public process (3 representatives from each of Bronxville’s 7 election districts). This year’s NPC consists of a diverse group of individuals that are engaged members of the community with a vested interest in the success of the Bronxville school system. Details about the NPC membership include:
10 women and 11 men.
Over 185 years of cumulative experience living and working in Bronxville.
Parents to over 50 children with students in each of the Elementary, Middle and High Schools.
Diverse set of professional backgrounds across healthcare, technology, publishing, real estate, social services, law, consulting, marketing and finance.