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Two apply for York district school board seat vacancy

Two Hayes residents have submitted letters of interest to the Gloucester County School Board regarding the York Magisterial District seat vacancy. Rip Vernon Rowland and Elisa A. Nelson expressed interest in the seat, which is being vacated by Carla Hook on June 15.

In her letter, Nelson said she attended Gloucester County Public Schools and graduated from Gloucester High School in 1996. She has been a licensed insurance agent since 1997 and owns her own insurance business in Hayes. 

Nelson said she became involved with the school system in 2010 when her daughter attended the former T.C. Walker Elementary and served as vice-president of the Walker PTA. She has been president of the Page Middle School PTA since 2015.

Nelson is also the Page representative on the GCPS Parent Advisory Board and was a member of the 2017 GCPS Redistricting Committee.

“I have always been an advocate of improving our school division and making sure monies were responsibly spent. I have attended...

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