Pelham School Board Member To Resign Because She Is Moving

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Pelham School Board member will resign this month and residents interested in filling the position are being asked to contact the board.
Pelham School Board member will resign this month and residents interested in filling the position are being asked to contact the board. Photo Credit: Pelham Central School District

PELHAM, N.Y. – Peggy O’Leary’s resignation as trustee to the Board of Education will take effect on Sept. 9.

“My family and I will be moving in mid-September, which precludes me from continuing on the Pelham Board,” said O’Leary in a press release. “It has been my great pleasure to serve this community and I appreciate the opportunity it afforded me. I am proud to have been a part of the board at this exciting time. I have never felt this position to be a thankless job as so many warned.

“I encourage you to participate in the education of Pelham’s children. There are many opportunities to do so, especially as a member of the board.”

The school board can consider several options to fill O’Leary’s position including appointing a new member or holding a special election.

School Board President Lisa Kiernan is asking residents interested in the position to contact her at boe@pelhamschools.org.

The board will decide how to move on with filling the position during its meeting on Sept. 8.

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