Board of Education Information

BOE Members

Donald Webster, Jr., President
James Kenneth Pate, Vice President
Jackie Bermudez
James Griffin
Jennifer Hudak
Steve Placido
Mary Walter
Kevin Oliver, Lakehurst Rep.

Superintendent of Schools:
David Trethaway

Business Admin./BOE Secretary:
Craig Lorentzen

BOE Attorney:
Thomas Monihan


Front L-R: James Kenneth Pate, Donald Webster, Jr., David Trethaway, Craig Lorentzen; Back L-R: Steve Placido, Thomas Monihan, James Griffin, Jackie Bermudez, Jennifer Hudak


The Manchester Township Board of Education meets once a month, usually on the third Wednesday, in the media center of Ridgeway Elementary School. Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. with a closed Executive Session. The public portion of the meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend all public portions of Board meetings. Schedule is subject to change. Changes will be advertised in the Asbury Park Press and noticed here on this website.

Reorganization Meeting:
Wed., Jan. 7, 2015 at 7PM
at Ridgeway School Media Center
Next Regular Public Meeting:
Date: January (TBA)
Time: 7:30 PM
Place: Ridgeway School Media Center, 2861 Ridgeway Rd. (Rt. 571)


January 22, 2014 (postponed to 1/29)
February 19, 2014
March 19, 2014
April 23, 2014 (4th Wed.)-changed to April 24
May 21, 2014 (4th Wed.)-changed to May 14
June 11, 2014 (2nd Wed.) changed to June 18
July 23, 2014 (4th Wed. - location:  RS)
August 27, 2014 (4th Wed. - location: BOE Office)
September 17, 2014
October 15, 2014
November 19, 2014
December 17, 2014
Annual School Election: November 4, 2014
2015 Dates will be posted after January Reorganization Meeting