Board of Trustees

Board Members

Dr. Timothy J. Crist, President

Ms. Trish Morris-Yamba, Vice President

Mr. Thomas Alrutz, Treasurer

Dr. Anasa Maat, Secretary

Mr. Jeremy Johnson – Alternate for Ras J. Baraka, Mayor
Mr. Roger León, Superintendent, Newark Public Schools
Dr. Rosemary Steinbaum
Dr. Lauren Wells

Meeting Dates

Tuesday, January 23, 5:00 pm
Tuesday, March 27, 5:00 pm
Tuesday, May 22, 5:00 pm RESCHEDULED for Thursday June 7, 5:00 pm
Wednesday, July 25, 5:00 pm
Tuesday, September 25, 5:00 pm
Tuesday, November 27, 5:00 pm

All meetings will be held in the 2nd Floor Board Room at the Main Library, 5 Washington Street, Newark.


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