Four candidates – three incumbents and one challenger are running for the three open seats in the board of education race.
Incumbents Carol Ann Dobson, James B. Carroll, Jr. and Brian Hugick will seek re-election for their seats, according to clerk Kathy DeMaio. The three Cortlandt Manor residents will be challenged by Mohegan Lake resident Robert Rodriguez (not pictured here), a school administrator in the East Ramapo School District.
Dobson is currently the school board's vice president, who is running for her fifth three-year term. She has been active in the community for a number of years and serves on Management Policy Committee, Wellness Committee and District Parents' Council.
Trustee Hugick, a high school science teacher, serves on the Audit Committee Construction Committee and Legislative Action Committee. He is running for his third term on the board.
Trustee Carroll, who works in pigment research at BASF Corporation and serves on the Management Policy Committee, Safety/Management Committee, is running for his fifth term.
The deadline to submit their nominating petitions was April 16 and the election is on May 15, when taxpayers would also be voting on the .