SBNC Seeks Candidates for Two Seats on Scarsdale School Board

HandsUpThe School Board Nominating Committee (SBNC) is seeking to identify potential candidates to serve on the Scarsdale Board of Education. The SBNC held its first meeting of 2020 on January 26th and is now engaged in active outreach to build a robust candidate pool.

Over the next several weeks, SBNC members will recruit and review candidates in order to nominate three candidates for the nonpartisan slate in the next school board election. The school board election and budget vote are slated for Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Scott Silberfein and Chris Morin are completing their tenures on the board.

The SBNC invites all Scarsdale School District residents to propose names of qualified individuals to serve on the Scarsdale Board of Education by email to A candidate must be at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen, a qualified voter, and a resident of the Scarsdale School District for at least one year prior to the May 19th school board election date.

Interested candidates should complete a biographical information form and submit it via email to the SBNC Chair, Amy Lewis, at as soon as possible, but no later than 5:00 PM on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Forms are available on the SBNC website at Please see the “Join the School Board” tab or contact the SBNC Chair for further information.

Amy Lewis, Chair
Todd Cohen, Vice Chair