Peggy Zugibe - 1st Vice President and Area 10 Director

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Peggy Zugibe is 1st vice president and Area 10 Director of the New York State School Boards Association. As Area 10 Director, she represents school boards in Putnam, Westchester and Rockland counties.

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-Stony Point) School Board since 1993. She has served as both the board president and vice president. She was also president of the Rockland County School Boards Association for two years. Zugibe has chaired the steering committee of the Hudson-Long Island Coalition for Responsible State Funding of Education since 2001.

Zugibe is a member of the North Rockland Rotary Club and served as the group's president in 2003 and 2004. She is also a board member of the United Way of Rockland County, and is a member of the joint policy committee of the Lower-Hudson Education Coalition and the Mid-Hudson School Study Council.

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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