A 15-year township resident, Deena Centofanti seeks her first term on the Hillsborough Board of Education in next week's school elections.
Centofanti, 44, has been an oncology nurse for the past 22 years. She and her husband, Robert, have two children: Ryan, 12, is a seventh-grader at and Evan, 10, is a fourth-grader at .
Patch asked Centofanti why she's seeking to be a member of the Board of Education, her thoughts on the current board's decision to than the state-mandated 2-percent tax levy cap, the challenges that face the district, her goals if elected and why Hillsborough residents should vote for her next week.
Centofanti is vying for one of three open Board of Education seats. Also running are incumbent Dana C. Boguszewski, , and Allen Zdroik.
Current Board President and Vice President are not seeking re-election.
students will moderate a at the high school on Monday, April 16 at 7 p.m., before next Tuesday's election. Polls will be open next Tuesday from 2 to 9 p.m.