Annual Meeting of the Yonkers Board of Education
(May 12, 2020) At the 139th Annual Meeting of the Yonkers Board of Education, May 12, 2020, the Trustees unanimously elected Rev. Steve Lopez and Ms. Judith Ramos Meier to serve as president and vice-president respectively for the 2020-2021 school year. Both will serve one-year terms in their leadership posts. Mayor Mike Spano re-appointed Rev. Lopez and Ms. Ramos Meier to their second five-year terms as Trustees in May 2018.
Rev. Lopez was appointed in 2013. During his tenure on the Board, Rev. Lopez served as Vice President in 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2016, he was first elected President and re-elected to the leadership position each consecutive year – 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Judith Ramos Meier was appointed in 2013 and reappointed to a five-year term by Mayor Spano in 2017. Ms. Ramos Meier was elected Vice President in 2016 and re-elected to the leadership position each consecutive year – 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
The Yonkers Board of Education is the official policy making body of the School District. The Trustees are:
Rev. Steve Lopez
Ms. Judith Ramos Meier
Ms. Andrea Brown
Mr. Kevin Cacace
Dr. John Castanaro
Dr. Rosalba Del Vecchio
Dr. Edward Fergus
Mr. Abdool H. Jamal
Dr. Ammir Rabadi