Board of Education President Steve Gellar and Vice President Annmarie LaRosa were re-elected to their respective positions for the 2012-2013 school year at the school board's annual reorganization meeting Tuesday night.
Gellar was nominated by LaRosa, while LaRosa was nominated by Trustee Ron Maginniss. Both nominations were approved by the board.
"I'm looking forward to once again serving the West Islip community," LaRosa told Patch.
The meeting, which preceded the board's regular monthly meeting in Performing Arts Center at the , kicks off the new school year.
The BOE is coming off of a turbulent year, punctuated by obstacles including a and the resulting . Those challenges will continue into the coming year, as the BOE prepares for the consolidation of the district's elementary schools and once again faces a tax cap mandate in the midst of rising costs.
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