Peggy Zugibe - President

Photo - Peggy Zugibe - Area 10 Director

Peggy Zugibe is President of the New York State School Boards Association.

NYSSBA provides advocacy, training and information to school boards in support of their mission to govern the state's public schools. The NYSSBA board establishes policies to supervise control, and direct the business of the Association.

Zugibe has been a member of the North Rockland (Haverstraw-Point) School Board since 1993 and has served as both board president and vice president. She has also been on the Rockland BOCES Board of Education since 2008 and has served as both vice president and president. She was also president of the Rockland County School Board Association for two years and chaired the Hudson-Long Island Coalition for Responsible State Funding of Education for 9 years.

Zugibe is a member of the North Rockland Rotary Club and served as the group's president in 2003 and 2004. She has been a member of the Rockland County Industrial Agency since September of 2015. She was also a member of the United Way of Rockland County and was a member of the joint policy committee of the Lower Hudson Education Coalition.

In 2000, Zugibe received the Mid-Hudson School Study Council Award for Excellence in School Board Service and was presented an EDDY Award for outstanding educational service from the Rockland County School Boards Association in 2004.

Zugibe has a bachelor's degree in teaching the speech and hearing impaired from Mercy College and a master's degree in special education from the College of New Rochelle.

Zugibe and her husband Tom reside in Garnerville and have four children.


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