The names of two newcomers will appear on the ballot in this year’s school board elections in the Riverhead and Shoreham-Wading River school districts.
Challenger Christopher Dorr of Baiting Hollow will face incumbents Jeff Falisi of Calverton and Amelia Lantz of Riverhead. There are two seats carrying three-year terms up for grabs on the seven-member board.
Over in Shoreham, two seats on the school board carrying three-year terms are up this year. Candidate Sean Beran of Wading River is looking to secure former school board member Marie Lindell’s seat. Ms. Lindell resigned in October due to scheduling conflicts between school board meetings and her job as a pilot. The Board of Education decided to wait until the May election to fill her position.
Incumbent school board vice president Richard Pluschau is running for re-election.
The 2013-14 school board and budget vote is scheduled for May 21.
Pick up Thursday’s copy of the Riverhead-News Review for more on this story.