Mr. Ronald Conti, President
Term Ends: 2020
Mr. Ronald Conti and his wife, Rina, have lived in Randolph since 2008 and have one child who attends Ironia Elementary School and another child who attends Randolph Middle School. Mr. Conti was elected as board president in January 2018 reorganization meeting and vice president at the January, 2017 reorganization meeting.
Mr. Conti received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science at Northeastern University in 1993. While enrolled in the 5 year co-op program, Mr. Conti worked in developing defense technology. Upon graduating, Mr. Conti worked on wall street building risk management applications and subsequently launched and sold a series of successful high tech start-ups. Since then, Mr. Conti has been a strategic technology consultant to several businesses all over the world.
He has experience in application, internet and mobile development in addition to networking and system automation.
Mr. Joe Faranetta, Board Vice President
Term Ends: 2020
Mr. Joe Faranetta was appointed to the Board of Education in 2016 and began his first full three-year term in January, 2018. He was elected board vice president at the January reorganization meeting. He and his wife, Donna, have lived in Randolph for more than 25 years and have two children - both of whom are proud Randolph High School graduates.
Mr. Faranetta graduated from Rutgers University in 1988 with a BA in Business Administration. After graduation, he began his career with AT&T and has been there for his entire professional career of more than 25 years. He has held various positions in the company and most recently has been a Director in AT&T's Business Services organization.
Mr. Faranetta is currently, and has been for 10 years, the Chairman of the Randolph Recreation Girls Lacrosse Program. He is also a sitting member of the Randolph Recreation Advisory Committee.
Prior to his involvement with the BoE and current committees, he was a founding and 3 year member of the Ram Athletic Council (RAC), coach of multiple recreation and travel sports for both boys and girls, and Member of several HS Booster Clubs.
Mrs. Tammy MacKay
Term Ends: 2018
Mrs. Tammy MacKay was elected to the Board of Education in 2009. She and her husband, Scott, have lived in Randolph for nearly two decades and have three children - two are Randolph High School graduates and one currently attends Randolph High School.
Mrs. MacKay graduated from Mt. Holyoke College in 1984 with a BA in Biology. After graduation, she spent 10 years in account management with a large advertising agency in New York City where she managed national ad campaigns in the toy and packaged goods industries. After a break from the work force while her children were younger, she resumed her career as a Marketing Manager for an IT consulting firm. She currently serves as a Director of Marketing for a performance improvement consulting firm.
Prior to being elected to the School Board, Mrs. MacKay was actively involved with the Shongum School PTA serving on its Executive Board for many years and as its President for two terms. She served on the PTA Leadership Committee and the PTA Council, both of which have representatives from each school in the District and interact with District Administration, Curriculum Supervisors, and School Staff. She has been an active volunteer in the town’s Basketball, Soccer, and Football programs and in the Girl’s High School Soccer, Field Hockey and Basketball Booster Clubs, as well as the town lacrosse program.
Mrs. Anne Standridge
Term Ends: 2018
Mrs. Anne Standridge was appointed to the Randolph Board of Education in May of 2012 and was elected to a three-year seat in November 2012.
Mrs. Standridge works as a substitute teacher and coach of cross country and track at Black River Middle School in Chester. Prior to being appointed to the School Board, Mrs. Standridge was a substitute teacher in Randolph Schools. She is an active member of the Randolph Recreation Committee, served on the Township's Master Plan Committee and is the Treasurer for the Randolph Recreation Booster Club.
In addition, Mrs. Standridge served as a past President of the RHS track booster, as Treasurer of RAM RAC and coached in the Randolph recreation track program for many years.
Mrs. Standridge graduated from Slippery Rock University with a bachelor’s degree in Recreation. She worked in the community recreation and business fields before starting a family with her husband Ron. The two have three children and a grandson. Kristin, a graduate of Bloomsburg University, Kimberly, a graduate of Cornell University and Johns Hopkins University, and David, a graduate of Messiah College. Mrs. Standridge has lived in Randolph for thirty-three years.
Mr. Sheldon Epstein
Term Ends: 2019
Mr. Sheldon Epstein was appointed to the Board of Education in April 2013, and subsequently elected to a three year term in November 2013. He and his wife, Lisa, have lived in Randolph for over 18 years and have one child currently attending Randolph High School.
Mr. Epstein was born and raised in California, graduating from U.C. Berkeley with a bachelor of science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. He later received an MBA from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business.
Mr. Epstein is a strategic and analytical finance leader who has worked in a broad spectrum of companies within the consumer packaged goods, pharmaceutical, and aerospace industries. He has supported manufacturing, information technology, procurement, human resources, and other functions, in corporate and plant environments. He currently works in finance for Mondeléz International.
Mrs. Susan DeVito
Term Ends: 2019
Susan DeVito, a graduate of Randolph High School, was sworn into office in January of 2017 for a three-year term.
Following RHS, Mrs. DeVito attended the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University where she graduated with honors with a Bachelors in Music Education. After graduating from Rutgers, her music education career brought her to South Brunswick where she spent two years as a vocal, band, drama, and general music teacher. Mrs. DeVito came back to Randolph in 2008 when she was hired by the school district as a music teacher, giving her the opportunity to teach at her alma mater. She and her husband bought their home in Randolph in 2009.
Currently, Mrs. DeVito works for the Mahwah Township Public Schools, as the district's Supervisor of Technology Integration, PreK-12. She develops, trains and coaches the district staff on technology and how to integrate it into their classroom. Broadening her educational technology knowledge, Mrs. DeVito has become a SMART Certified Trainer, Google for Education Certified Trainer and a Mocrosoft Innovative Educator. Mrs. DeVito is an active member of the New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative (NJECC) and has presented at their statewide educational technology conference in 2017 and 2018.
Beyond her professional career, Mrs. DeVito received a Master's in Educational Technology with a Supervisor's Certificate in May of 2017.
Wanting to start a family, Mrs. DeVito and her husband opened their house to the Division of Child Protection and Permanency in 2015 and became an official family when they adopted their daughter in August of 2016.
Mr. Chris Treston
Term Ends: 2020
Mr. Chris Treston was elected to the Board of Education in 2017. He and his wife Samantha moved to Randolph in 2007. They have twin children, who have been Randolph students since kindergarten, graduating RHS with the Class of 2020.
Mr. Treston grew up nearby in Bridgewater, NJ. He attended George Washington University from 1986–1993, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration, and continued with graduate study in public administration. He also began his employment career at GW: he managed recruitment and publicity for continuing education programs, helping to build what later became the University College of General Studies, and taught on occasion as an adjunct lecturer.
Mr. Treston became a communications consultant at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 1996-1998, before moving back to New Jersey and beginning a new career in the consumer food industry. Since then has accumulated 20 years of sales and marketing experience for leading food companies including Ferrero, B&G, Pinnacle, and Smithfield, where he works today.
Back in his own high school, Mr. Treston was active in the performing arts department as a musician, and was also a track & field athlete. As a parent, he has volunteered together with his wife in the wrestling and cheer programs, and most recently with RAM RAC, where Ms. Treston is currently president.
Mrs. Stacy White
Term Ends: 2018
Mrs. White was appointed to fill an unexpired term on the board in February 2018. Mrs. White has lived in Randolph since 2014 with her husband Matt and their three children, two who attend Randolph Middle School and one at the Morris County School of Technology.
Mrs. White received her Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law in 1992 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Management at SUNY Binghamton in 1998. She worked for a law firm in Manhattan for ten years. After a break from work while her children were younger, Mrs. White resumed her career by starting her own business writing corporate communications, web content and editing, resume and cover letter writing and college admissions essays.
Prior to being appointed to the Board, Mrs. White was an active volunteer in the Ironia Elementary School and Randolph Middle School PTOs. She was also a Board Member for Celebrate the Children School in Denville, NJ and a Family Advisor at Morristown Memorial Hospital.
Robert A. Soni, Ph.D.
Term Ends: Organization Meeting 2019
Robert A. Soni, Ph.D. joined the Board of Education in September 2018. He was appointed to the Board July 2018. Dr. Soni is a Randolph resident since 2006 and in Morris County since 1998. He and his wife Rachita have three children (one at RMS, two at RHS).
Dr. Soni brings his technology background and significant operational as well as academic experience to the Board. He has managed very large global advanced technology, architecture, and systems engineering teams at Nokia and Nokia-Bell Labs. Dr. Soni has also served in an adjunct professor role in the Electrical Engineering Departments at Columbia University and NJIT. He has significant number of external publications, patents and has received numerous recognitions, including the prestigious Bell Labs Fellow award from Nokia-Bell Labs. Dr. Soni earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati [‘92] and Master’s degree [‘95] and Ph.D. [‘98] in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Soni has been a Robotics/LEGO League coach, as well as a committed Sunday school teacher [10+ years]. He has been a volunteer photographer for Randolph recreation league track and cross-country teams. He supports several nonprofit efforts including domestic violence prevention, Autism awareness, human and civil rights advocacy. Dr. Soni is serving a Board term that ends January 2019.