Board of Education Committees

  • Revised:January 2024

    The Board of Education maintains several standing committees to allow it to operate more efficiently.

    The 2024 Board Committee assignments are:

  • Mr. Patrick Todd
    Board President
    • Assessment, Curriculum & Instruction Committee
    • Human Resources Committee (Chair)
    • MTEA Negotiations
    • Operations, Finances & Facilities Committee
    Comments (-1)
  • Mr. Martin Carlson
    • APSMT Negotiations
    • CWA Negotiations (Chair)
    • Montgomery & Rocky Hill Municipal Alliance (alternate)
    • Operations, Finances & Facilities Committee
    Comments (-1)
  • Ms. Joanna Filak
    • APSMT Negotiations (Chair)
    • Human Resources Committee
    • Operations, Finances & Facilities Committee (Chair)
    • Somerset County Educational Services (alternate)
    Comments (-1)
  • Ms. Christina Harris
    • Policy & Communications Committee
    • PTSA/PTO/PTA
    Comments (-1)
  • Dr. Zelda Spence-Wallace
    • NJ School Boards Association
    • Policy & Communications Committee (Co-Chair)
    • Somerset County School Boards Association
    Comments (-1)
  • Ms. Maria Spina
    Board Vice President
    • APSMT Negotiations
    • Assessment, Curriculum & Instruction Committee 
    • CWA Negotiations
    • Human Resources Committee
    • Montgomery SEPTA/SEPAG (alternate)
    • Montgomery Township Municipal Committee (alternate)
    Comments (-1)
  • Ms. Michelle Dowling
    • Assessment, Curriculum & Instruction (Chair)
    • CWA Negotiations
    • MTEA Negotiations
    • Montgomery SEPTA/SEPAG
    Comments (-1)
  • Ms. Cookie Franco-Herman
    • Policy & Communications Committee
    • PTSA/PTO/PTA
    • Montgomery Twp. Municipal Committee
    • Montgomery & Rocky Hill Municipal Alliance
    • New Jersey School Boards Association (alternate)
    • Somerset County School Boards Association (alternate)
    Comments (-1)
  • Ms. Ania Wolecka-Jernigan
    • MTEA Negotiations (Chair)
    • Policy & Communications Committee (Co-Chair)
    • Somerset County Educational Services
    Comments (-1)
  • The Board when necessary, can establish a temporary or "Ad Hoc" committee to deal with an issue. These committees have an objective or purpose and are disbanded when objective or purpose is accomplished.