Central Office AdministrationJames Jencarelli - Superintendent973-664-2291Education: MA Educational Leadership - Caldwell College,MS Educational Technology –Ramapo College, Bachelor of Science in Computer ScienceJames Jencarelli became Superintendent of the Morris Hills Regional District in August 2009. Prior to being the Chief School Administrator for the Carlstadt-East Rutherford Board of Education and Principal at Henry P. Becton Regional High School, he held various administrative responsibilities at the high school and district level, and was a teacher of Mathematics and Computer Science. He has a broad background in administration, technology and classroom instruction, as well as experience as a high school football and basketball coach.Dr. Nisha Zoeller - Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction973-664-2293Education: BS English Education/Psychology from New York University, MA Applied Psychology from New York University, M.S. Ed. Educational Administration from University of Scranton, D.Litt. Humanities from Drew UniversityDr. Nisha Zoeller joined the Central Office in February 2009 after serving as the Supervisor of Guidance at Morris Hills High School from 2006-2008. Before joining our district, she worked at the Union County Magnet High School for Math, Science, and Technology as a guidance counselor and English teacher and at the New York University Undergraduate Admissions Office. She recently completed her doctorate at Drew University with a focus on historiography.Joann Gilman -Business Administrator/Board Secretary
firstname.lastname@example.orgEducation: BS Accounting, Monmouth University, MA in Administration and Supervision, New Jersey City University, Registered Business Administrator New Jersey Association of School Business OfficialsJoann Gilman joined the District in July 2008 after twenty six years with Jersey City Public Schools. She began her career as a staff accountant in 1982. She held various positions in the District including Budget Director and Assistant Business Administrator. The last nine years she served as Business Administrator/Board Secretary.Dan Haug - Supervisor of Human Resources973-664-2297
Education: BS Environmental Studies - Stockton University, MA Educational Leadership - New Jersey City University
Dan started his educational career in 1999 as a Physical Science Teacher at Bridgewater-Raritan. He then made the move to Kittatinny Regional High School where he taught Science, coached multiple sports, and eventually worked as an Instructional Supervisor of various departments. Moving to the Morris Hills Regional District in 2015, Dan was an Assistant Principal at Morris Knolls until he acquired the position of Supervisor of Human Resources in 2021.Sonya Boyer -District Director of Special Services
973-664-2324Education: BA Kutztown University, MA in Educational Administration and Supervision from NJCU
Ms. Boyer joined the Morris Hills Regional District community in 1998. Prior to her position as the District Director of Special Services, Ms. Boyer was the District Supervisor of Instruction-Special Services and also previously taught English, History, and Reading in the Special Education Department. She also served as the Consulting Teacher from 2004-2014.