• Central Office Administration
     
     
    jencarelli
    James Jencarelli - Superintendent 
    973-664-2291
     
    Education:  MA Educational Leadership - Caldwell College,
    MS Educational Technology –Ramapo College,  Bachelor of Science in Computer Science 
     
    James 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. 
     
    zoeller Dr. Nisha Zoeller - Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
    973-664-2293 
     
    Education:  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 University
     
    Dr. 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.
     
    gilman Joann Gilman -Business Administrator/Board Secretary
    jgilman@mhrd.org
    973-664-2281
     
    Education: BS Accounting, Monmouth University, MA in Administration and Supervision, New Jersey City University, Registered Business Administrator New Jersey Association of School Business Officials
     
    Joann 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.
     
    pete Peter Lazzaro - Supervisor of Human Resources
    973-664-2297

    Education:  BS Business Education, Montclair State College, MA Counseling, Human Services & Guidance, Montclair State University.

    Peter Lazzaro has been employed by the Morris Hills Regional District since 1986.  He has served as Business/Computer Teacher, Guidance Counselor, Coach of Football/Softball/Tennis, and most recently District Consulting Teacher for the Business Department.  He has extensive experience as a negotiations consultant and as an employee advocate.
     
     
    sonya Sonya Boyer -District Director of Special Services
    sboyer@mhrd.org
    973-664-2324
     
    Education: 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.