the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, at Monday Ridgewood Board of Education meeting , Board members interviewed ten candidates as possible replacements for Trustee Christina Krause .
The Board interviewed the following candidates for the vacant seat: The interviews may be seen in the webcast of the Board meeting.
1. Charles Krause
2. Mary Micale
3. Michael Lembo
4. Joseph Madison
5. Saurabh Dani
6. Rositsa Hayvanovych
7. Muhammad Mahmoud
8. Michael Linn
9. Wilma Watson
10. Robert Schermer
The Board will now check references. At its next public meeting on Monday, September 23 the Board will nominate and vote on the candidates.
There was strong public support Saurabh Dani who has in the past been branded as a dissident and trouble makers by board members and the target of a silencing campaign by members of the “Ridgewood Moms and Dads ” Facebook group .
Rumors abounded the the Ridgewood Board of Education has already picked Mary Micale . She was the 1st interview and had information no one else had. It was clear that she was the favorite and Ms. Jennie Smith Wilson, President of the BOE was pitching her the questions and pumping her up.