WOODBURY – Come July 1, there could be a changing of the guard on the Region 14 Board of Education.
Incumbent Board of Education member David Lampart has decided not to seek re-election, and his son, Andrew Lampart, has accepted a nomination to run.
“I’m so proud of him,” David Lampart told Just Woodbury. “Andrew is a great guy. I’m not just saying that because he is my son. He really does believe in giving back to his community.”
David Lampart’s and Board of Education chairman Janet Morgan’s three-year terms are coming to an end, and two of three candidates will run to fill those two seats. Jim Crocker is also running for of the two seats that will be filled by Woodbury residents.
In stepping down, David Lampart will be service one less role in the community. He is the town’s Director of Emergency Management, is Captain of the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department’s Orenaug Fire Company and is a member of the Zoning Commission.
Andrew Lampart is an alternate of two commissions in town: The Inland Wetlands Commission and the Planning Commission.
Two seats in Bethlehem will also be up for grabs as Treasurer George Bauer’s and Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Carol Ann Brown’s three-year terms come to an end. Bauer and Brown are running for re-election and will face competition from Bethlehem residents Bill Zmek and Melissa Wesaw.
The Board of Education elections are scheduled for June 6 in both Woodbury and Bethlehem.