Board of Education Vacancy

Lopatcong Board of Education Board Member Vacancy

The Lopatcong Board of Education has a vacancy on the Board of Education to be filled by a resident of Lopatcong Township. The appointed term shall be from date of appointment through November 5, 2019.

Those eligible residents of Lopatcong Township having an interest in filling the position shall send a letter and resume which provides information about themselves and summarizes their interest in the position. All letters must be received by 3:00 pm on Monday, June 24, 2019.

Interviews will be held by the Board of Education at our regularly scheduled public board meeting during public session on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Interested persons will be notified as to a specific time for the interview.

Letters should be sent to: Mr. Atilla Sabahoglu, School Business Administrator/Board Secretary, c/o Lopatcong Board of Education, 321 Stonehenge Dr., Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 or emailed to

Legal requirements:

  • is a citizen of the United States of America
  • must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age
  • must be able to read and write
  • be a resident of Lopatcong Township for at least one year preceding the date of the appointment
  • is not disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1
  • is a registered voter in the district
  • is not disqualified from membership for the conviction of crimes pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1*

*Within 30 days of appointment to the board, a member must undergo a criminal history background check through the New Jersey Department of Education.