A group of about 17 New Jersey school board members attended the National School Boards Association’s Advocacy Institute recently, and met with New Jersey’s federal lawmakers to discuss educational issues.


Left to right: Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod, NJSBA executive director; Michael Zola, National School Boards Association associate executive director of federal advocacy and public policy; Mike McClure, NJSBA vice president for finance; John Bulina, NJSBA immediate past president; and Don Webster Jr., NJSBA president.


Left to right: Theresa Atwood, Camden City board member; Shane Berger, Bloomfield board member; and Dan Sinclair, NJSBA vice president for county activities.


Left to right: Mark Bonjavanni, Howell board member; Jason Jones, NJSBA vice president for legislation/resolutions; an unidentified congressional staffer.


Diane Holzberg, Demarest board member (at right) speaks with a staffer from Congressman Scott Garrett’s office.


Congressman Donald Norcross speaks to a group of board members.


Martha Wilson, of the Camden City board (at left) and Kevin Ciak, Sayreville board member, and NSBA president-elect.


Congressman Leonard Lance speaking to Donna Eleazer (at far left) and Candida Young of the Roselle Board of Education.


Left to right: Don Webster Jr., NJSBA president; John Bulina, NJSBA immediate past president; Kevin Ciak, NSBA president-elect; Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod, NJSBA executive director; and Senator Cory Booker.

Photo credits: National School Boards Association; Sharon Seyler