Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board Of Education Profile: Karen Mitchell

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ — Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School Board has five candidates vying for three seats in the upcoming election on Nov. 3.

Dr. David Levine, Evan Murray, and Karen Mitchell are running for the two, three-year seats to represent Scotch Plains on the board.

Amy Boroff and Margaret Maggie Savoca are running for the one, three-year seat to represent Fanwood on the board.

Are you running for office in Scotch Plains-Fanwood? Contact Alexis Tarrazi at [email protected] for information on being featured in a candidate’s profile and submitting campaign announcements to Scotch Plains-Fanwood Patch.

Karen Mitchell

1. Why are running for Board of Education?

Last year, I had the privilege of serving on the BOE for a one year term, filling a vacant spot due to a member move. My motivation for serving then and my motivation for serving now is the same: the kids. With four sons in the

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South Brunswick Board Of Education Profile: Mike Mitchell

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – South Brunswick resident Mike Mitchell has been an educator for the past 23 years. His experience has taught him to identify the educational gaps that exist in schools. Mitchell hopes to close this gap through dialogue and innovative ideas.

This election, Mitchell is running for a seat on the Board of Education. His platform is one of cooperation and communication. But most importantly, he hopes to put students first.

Read below to learn more about Mitchell and his platform for the upcoming elections in South Brunswick.

Name – Mike Mitchell

Age (as of Election Day) – 50

Position Sought – Board of Education member

Does anyone in your family work in politics or government? – No

Education – Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of South Carolina

Occupation – Paraeducator for 23 years

Previous or Current Elected or Appointed Office – No

Campaign website

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