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  • VOTE TODAY FOR YOUR BRONXVILLE NON-PARTISAN COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE

    Elections begin today for eight representatives to join the Bronxville Non-Partisan Committee (NPC). One representative from each of Bronxville’s seven voting districts will be elected to serve a three-year term. This year, District 20 will also elect a representative to serve a one-year term to replace a member who is unable to complete the final year of their term. In District 20, the candidate that receives the most votes will serve a three-year term and the candidate that receives the 2nd most number of votes will serve a one-year term. The candidates (in alphabetical order) seeking membership on the NPC are: District 16: Sandra Borducci District 17: Jonathan Barnes, Jamie Schwartz District 18: Holt Goddard, Vincent McBride District 19: Steve Krause, Alexandra Remmel, Kate Milliken Vaughey District 20: Tracey Di Brino, Antoinette O'Connell, Jose Rodriguez District 21: Anne Marie Hein Niogi District 22: Michael Girimonti Voting continues through June 10th. All residents of Bronxville are eligible and encouraged to vote for the representative in their district. Statements from each candidate are available within the voting link. *VOTE NOW ONLINE AT THE LINK BELOW* https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KM6GQC9 Questions regarding the election can be directed to the NPC email bxv_npc@yahoo.com The NPC is made up of twenty-one members, three elected from each of Bronxville’s seven voting districts. The NPC’s role is to recruit, vet, and endorse candidates to run for the Bronxville School Board of Trustees. The committee meets regularly throughout the year for this purpose. Sincerely, The Bronxville Non Partisan Committee Please visit our website: www.bronxvillenpc.org

  • VOTE FOR NON-PARTISAN COMMITTEE NOMINEES - TODAY - TUESDAY MAY 17TH

    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. To learn more about the NPC nominees, please visit: https://www.bronxvillenpc.org/nominees 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 NPC Members 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.

  • Bronxville NPC Seeks New Members

    WANT TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD IN THE RECRUITMENT, VETTING AND NOMINATION OF BRONXVILLE SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES? RUN FOR THE NPC! If you are at least 18 years old, have lived in Bronxville for at least one year and are not an elected official of the Village, officer of a political party, or currently seeking elective office in either the Village or a political party you are eligible to run for a seat on the NPC. The NPC consists of three elected representatives from each of Bronxville’s seven election districts who serve staggered three-year terms. Each year, there is an election for an open seat in each of the seven election districts. This year, due to a NPC member moving out of the district, an additional 1-year term seat is open in district 20. Thus, there will be 8 newly elected members to the NPC. Residents can have their names placed on a ballot for election to the NPC by submitting an application by May 18, 2022. The application can be found on our website: https://www.bronxvillenpc.org/join An online public voting period will commence shortly thereafter.

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  • Previous Candidates | Bronxville NPC

    NPC Bios for Current BOE Members / Former Nominees 2022: NPC Candidates: Alexa Pappas Zannetos, Erin Bertocci Seuffert & Michael Brandes Current BOE Members: Peter McSherry, Eddie Lennon & Michael Brandes 2021: NPC Candidates: Miki Kapoor & Susan Conniff 2020: NPC Candidates: Incumbents Finley & Russo ran unopposed (terms expire in 2023) 2019: NPC Candidates: Incumbents Jack Bierwirth, Tom Curran, & Arleen Thomas (rolled off in 2022) 2018: NPC Candidates: Jonathan Atkeson (incumbent) & Thomas Evans (rolled off in 2021) 2017: NPC Candidates: Michael Finley & Jennifer Russo (rolling off 2023) ​ Contested Election History (see Vote Count Info) ​ 1948 – First contested election since the NPC's formation in1936. The NPC nominated two candidates , Marjory Clifford and Albert Williams, to run against incumbent board member Marvin Bower. See Bronxville Reporter, 11 March 1948 . The two NPC candidates won. See Article ​ The next contested election was in 1983, which led to the NPC forming the Advisory Review Committee (ARC) in 1984 to obtain independent community review its procedures. ​ 1983 – Incumbent school board members: Frances Hardart and Germaine Safford were contesting the NPC endorsed nominees: Joseph Rice (NPC) and Briscoe (Sandy) Smith (NPC). Briscoe Smith (NPC) was defeated by Frances Hardart, while NPC nominee Joseph Rice won, defeating Germain Safford. See Bronxville Review Press and Reporter , 12 May 1983 ​ 1993 Dr. Lawrence Mielnicki opposed Jane Burke (NPC) who won. See Bronxville Review Press and Reporter, 13 May 1993 ​ 1996: NPC Nominees: Maureen Barton and Jeffrey Keenan were against incumbents Rosemary Lorenz and Jane Burke. Maureen Barton (NPC) won defeating Rosemary Lorenz and Jane Burke defeated Jeffrey Keenan (NPC). John Priesing and John Hupelo won uncontested seats, with 988 and 895 votes, respectively. See Bronxville Review Press and Reporter , 23 May 2002 ​ 2002: Richard Dresdale opposed NPC nominee Peter Stace (NPC) defeated and Richard Dresdale won; Of 1243 votes, Dresdale received 774. See Bronxville Review Press and Reporter , 23 May 2002 ​ 2012 Bill Rizzo opposes Jeff Rohr (NPC) and Jeff Rohr wins. See Patch article ​ 2015 Mariellen Carpenter opposes Mary Giuffra (NPC) via write-in. Mary Giuffra wins. See MyHometown Bronxville article. 2016 - 2020 - All five elections are uncontested elections ​ 2021 Martin Palmeri runs against NPC Nominees Miki Kapoor and HS student Liam Heraty run against Susan Connie. Both NPC Candidates prevail. Vote Counts: Kapoor 619 to 318; Conniff 759 to 206) ​ 2022 NPC Candidate Michael Brandes runs unopposed; Pete McSherry runs against NPC's Erin Bertocci Seuffert wins 628 to 598 votes; Eddie Lennon runs against NPC choice Alexa Pappas Zannetos wins 622 to 609 votes ​

  • Election Vote Counts Info | Bronxville NPC

    Election Vote Count information from BOE Site 2012 - 2022 ​ The Bronxville School District's A nnual Budget Vote and Board Election is Held on the third Tuesday in May each year 2022 : BOE Site Minutes 2022 (3 Seats; 2 contested) 1,258 ballots cast For the seat held by Arleen Thomas: Pete McSherry 628 / Erin Bertocci Seuffert 583 votes (Total: 1,211) For the seat held by John E. Bierwirth: Eddie Lennon 622 / Alexa Pappas Zannetos 609 votes (Total: 1,231) For the seat held by Thomas Curran: Michael Brandes: 919 2021 : BOE Site Minutes for 2021 Total Votes Cast: 990 For the seat held by Thomas R. Evans: Susan Conniff: 759 / Liam Heraty: 206 / Write-ins: 3 (Total: 968) For the seat held by Jonathan Atkeson: Mike Kapoor: 619 / Martin Palmeri: 318 / Write-ins: 17 (Total: 954) 2020: BOE Site Minutes 2020 - Uncontested re-election of incumbents- COVID Total Absentee Ballots Received: 910 (Note: 777 total votes cast for budget) Michael Finley 721; Write Ins: 13 Jennifer Russo 728 Write Ins: 10 2019: BOE Site Minutes 2019 - Uncontested Elections of Incumbents Total Votes Cast: 258 Arleen Thomas: 207 John Bierwirth: 205 Thomas Curran: 211 ​ 2018: BOE Site Minutes 2018 Total Votes Cast: 190 For the seat heald by Jeff Rohr, Thomas Evans: 161; Write Ins: 2 Incumbent, Jonathan Atkeson: 155 Write Ins: 0 ​ 2017 : BOE Site Minutes 2017 Total votes cast: 232 For the seat held by Dr. Mary Guiffra, Michael Finley received 188 votes with 11 write-ins, For the seat held by Adele Murray, Jennifer Russo received 188 votes with 11 write-ins. ​ 2016: BOE Site Minutes 2016 Uncontested Election Total Votes Cast: 252 For the seat held by Thomas Nichols: Arleen Thomas: 213; Write Ins: 6 For the seat held by Denise Tormey: Thomas Curran: 212; Write Ins 5 For the seat held by David Brashear, Jack Bierwirth: 202; Write Ins 8 2015 : BOE Site Minutes 2015 (Turf Proposal Year) Total votes 1,625 by machine: 1,373 Incumbent, Jeff Rohr 1,178; write ins: 4 For the seat held by Christopher Atayan, Jon Atkeson received 1,121; write ins 2 For the seat held by Dr. James Hudson/Ruth Wood*, Thomas Nichols received 1,142 votes. ​ 2014: BOE Site Minutes from May 2014 Total Votes Cast: 740 For the seat currently held by James Hudson: Mary J. Giuffra: 399 Write-Ins: Mariellen Carpenter: 280 Others 1 For the seat currently held by Pierre de Saint Phalle: Adele Murray: 622 Write-Ins: Others 10 ​ 2013: BOE Site Minutes from May 2013 Total Votes Cast: 208 For the seat currently held by Denise Tormey: Denise Tormey: 71 Write-Ins: 0 For the seat currently held by David Brashear:David Brashear: 68 Write-Ins: 0 For the seat currently held by Charles Cain: Ruth Wood: 75 Write-Ins: 0 2012: BOE Site Minutes from May 2012 Total Votes Cast: 505 (By Machine 482, Absentee Ballots 6 and Affidavit Ballots 17) For the seat currently held by Richard Rugani: Kurt W. Fuchs: 38 Jeffrey Rohr: 245 William J. Rizzo: 206 For the seat currently held by Chris Atayan: Christopher Atayan: 314 *Ruth Wood, who was elected in 2013, resigned in 2014 after one year in the job and Jim Hudson was appointed to replace her when his second term expired with Mary Giuffra elected to his seat. Jim was originally been elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2011. ​ Photo of Board in 2014 : Bronxville Board President David Brashear and Trustee Pierre de Saint Phalle (sitting) with fellow Trustees Jeffrey Rohr, Jim Hudson, Denise Tormey, Ruth Wood and Chris Atayan.

  • Home | Bronxville NPC

    subscribe Bronxville School Trustee Election is Tuesday, May 16, 2023 ​ The NPC will accept applications for candidates for school trustee beginning February 1, 2023. Read more at "Run for School Board " ​ All Residents: Please participate in the 2022 ARC Survey by January 20th to provide feedback on the NPC Process. Read more about this year's Advisory Rev iew Committee ("AR C)" whose members will facilitate a review of the NPC Rules of Procedure that includes this survey and other community feedback. ​ This year's ARC members are: Michelle Antonini, Jane Devereux, Lindy Devereux, Will Fulton, Steve Krause, Jane Moynihan, and Aaron Shafer. About the NPC The NPC Plan , first adopted in 1936, outlines the mission of the NPC to "procure the election of the Trustees of the Bronxville School District in a non-partisan manner .... In choosing such candidates, their party affiliations shall be disregarded and consideration given solely to their qualifications for the position." ​ The NPC Rules of Procedure in Section IV, 14 describes the criteria to be applied in selecting Trustees as follows:​ "It is the policy of the Committee that a nominee for Trustee shall be an individual whose educational or professional background and/or volunteer experience will enhance the candidate’s effectiveness and who will make a substantial contribution to the deliberations of the Board. The candidate must be knowledgeable about the needs of the Bronxville School and community and must be a registered voter in the Bronxville, N.Y. election district. Candidates must be aware of the heavy time requirements for service on the Board of Trustees, and prepared to make allowances in their vocational and personal commitments so that they will be able to attend all meetings and fulfill committee assignments." CURRENT BRONXVILLE SCHOOL BOARD Term Expires in 2023 Michael Finley Jennifer Russo ​ Term Expires in 2024 Susan Conniff, President Miki Kapoor ​ Term Expires in 2025 Michael Brandes, Vice President Peter McSherry Edward Lennon ​ List of BOE Committee Assignments ( 2022-2023) 2022-23 Board Meeting Dates Recording of Public BOE Meetings on YouTube ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ CURRENT NEWS & KEY DATES Key Dates: 2022 - 2023 (Link to 2022-23 District Scho ol Calendar) ​ September 20: NPC Members Orientation Meeting October 4& 6: NPC Member Rule Review October 31: Deadline to volunteer for ARC November 15: Annual Open Mtg w/ Superintendent & BOE President November 30: Community Feedback to ARC January 12: NPC Committee Lead Meetings January 24: Full NPC Meeting @ Library January 31: Full NPC Meeting via Video Conference February 1: NPC Applications available for submission February 28: NPC Open Meeting re Application March 1: NPC Applications for BOE Trustee Due April 11: Announcement of NPC Trustee Candidates for BOE Election April 19: Meet the NPC Candidates Reception May 16: BOE Trustee Election ​ In late May/early June, the NPC holds elections across Bronxville's seven districts for new members. More info at "Join NPC " ​ ​ ​

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