Meet Our Board

 





Steven RosiniSTEVEN ROSINI
BOE PRESIDENT

Member Since: 2008
Term Expires: 2023
Committee Chair(s): Negotiations
Committee Member: Personnel
Email: [email protected]

Steve received his Bachelor's Degree from Vassar College and graduated with a Law Degree from the Fordham University School of Law.  He is an attorney with his own office located in Closter, New Jersey.  Steve and his wife, Jane, have lived in River Vale for over 20 years with their three children, all of whom attended River Vale schools.  Steve is the Chairperson of the Negotiations Committee, as well as a member of the Personnel Committee.  Steve is the longest standing member of the Board, serving as Trustee since 2008, most recently being elected as Board President in January, 2022.




PATRICE PINTARELLIPATRICE PINTARELLI
BOE VICE PRESIDENT

Member Since: 2015
Term Expires: 2023
Committee Chair(s): Finance, Personnel
Committee Member: Negotiations
Email:  [email protected]

Patrice and her husband, John have lived in River Vale for 20 years. They have three children who are products of the River Vale school system.  Patrice was raised in the Bronx until middle school when her family relocated to Bergenfield. She received a BA in History and a Master’s in Education from Fordham University.  Patrice taught for two years in the Bronx then taught grades 2-4 for the next 15 years in River Edge.  She left teaching to raise her children and focused much of her time and energies to giving back to the community, serving as the PTA’s liaison and on the Parent Advisory Committee, volunteering in the local schools, teaching religious education and donating time to the local food pantry. Patrice is the Chairperson for the Finance and Personnel Committees and has been a Trustee since 2015.  In January, 2022, Patrice was elected as Board Vice President.



CHERYL BERKOWITZCHERYL BERKOWITZ
BOE TRUSTEE

Member Since: 2022
Term Expires:  2024
Committee Chair(s):  None
Committee Member: Buildings & Grounds, Communications & Policies
Email:  [email protected]

Cheryl joined the Board of Education as a Trustee in January 2022 and serves on the Buildings & Grounds and Communications & Policy Committees.  Cheryl completed her undergraduate work at Pace University and has a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree and Educational Leadership.  She is currently the Director of Fitness With Friends Tennis, a part of the Township of River Vale’s Mayor’s Wellness Campaign, as well as an entrepreneur.  Cheryl returned back to River Vale with her husband, Erick, and have lived in River Vale for over 15 years.  They have a son who recently graduated from Holdrum and a daughter who will be entering the middle school in the Fall.  Cheryl is also a graduate of River Vale schools, Holdum class of ’87!



DEBORAH ROTHENBERG
BOE TRUSTEE

Member Since: 2017
Term Expires: 2022
Committee Chair(s): Curriculum & Technology
Committee Member: Buildings & Grounds, Communications & Policy
Email: [email protected]
 
Debbie served as PTA President prior to becoming a Board Trustee in 2017, acting as Chairperson of the Curriculum and Technology Committee.  Debbie and her husband, Marc, have lived in River Vale for over 16 years.  Their son and daughter both attended River Vale Schools from Kindergarten through 8th Grade.  Debbie has a degree in Business and is currently a consultant specializing in Product Development and Project Management.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University and her MBA from the Stern School at New York University.



VIRGINIA “GINNY” SENANDEVIRGINIA “GINNY” SENANDE
BOE TRUSTEE

Member Since: 2018
Term Expires: 2022
Committee Chair(s): Communications & Policy
Committee Member: Curriculum & Technology, Finance
Email: [email protected]

Virginia “Ginny” grew up in Hillsdale and with her husband, Domingo, made River Vale their home when their two daughters approached school age.
  As well as serving as a Trustee since 2018 and as Chairperson of the Communications & Policy Committee, Ginny has been active in the community serving on the Restart Committee, Diversity Committee and Referendum Communications Committee, teaching CCD classes and as a Girl Scout Leader. She is currently the Supervisor of Professional Learning at the Office of Curriculum and Instruction for the Northern Valley Schools.  Ginny received her Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and Political Science from Rutgers University and her Master’s Degree in Education: Administration and Supervision from St. Peter’s College.



Arthur WhiteARTHUR WHITE
BOE TRUSTEE
Member Since: 2022
Term Expires: 2024
Committee Chair(s): None
Committee Member: Curriculum & Technology, Negotiations
Email: [email protected]

 Arthur and his wife, Julie, have lived in River Vale for ten years.  All four of their daughters currently attend River Vale schools, two in elementary school and two in the middle school.  Arthur became a Board Trustee in January, 2022, and serves on the Curriculum and Technology and Negotiations Committees.   Arthur received his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Seton Hall University.  For the past 15 years, has been a Police Officer in Alpine, serves as a School Liaison Officer for his department and is a former Union President.  Arthur has been active in coaching his daughters’ softball, soccer and lacrosse teams and volunteering at his children’s schools for Field Days and Class Trips. 


Melissa Signore, Superintendent
Kelly Ippolito, School Business Administrator/Board Secretary

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