EDISON, NJ — The Edison Board of Education elections is a hotly contested one this year, with 12 candidates vying for three seats. Patch sent each candidate a set of questions about their campaigns.
Our first candidate profile is of Padmaja Chinta, an Edison resident. Chinta is a lawyer and passionate about contributing to the community. She wants to improve the effectiveness of remote learning and teaching module in the school district. Chinta feels there’s much to do in the area of policies and procedures “as we learn to live with this pandemic.”
Read below to learn more about Chinta and her platform for the upcoming elections in Edison.
Name: Padmaja (Paddy) Chinta
Age (at the time of election): 48
Position sought: Member, Edison Board of Education
LL.M., University of Pennsylvania
B.S. (Optometry) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, I also have LL.B. and M.B.A. degrees.
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