Board of Education Elects New President and VP

Ken Cronin was elected as the East Islip Board of Education's new president for 2012-2013 at the Board's July 12 annual reorganization meeting.

Cronin, who was East Islip's vice president this past year, was nominated by outgoing President Glenn Reed and sworn in by District Clerk Marie Rogers. Cronin, a retired Nassau County police officer, was first elected to the Board in 2007. He was re-elected as a trustee in 2010 and most recently served as president of the Board during the 2010-2011 school year.

Louis F. Raffone was chosen as the Board's vice president, after being sworn in as a trustee following his 2012 re-election to the Board.

The reorganization meeting, the first for new trustee Philip Montuori Sr., was followed by a business meeting.

The East Islip Board of Education will hold its next regular monthly meeting on the rescheduled date of Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 8 p.m. The meeting will be held in the district office boardroom at 1 Craig B. Gariepy Avenue in Islip Terrace.