Originally from North Plainfield, Valerie has been a resident of Middlesex since 1988. She is married to her husband Art for 36 years. They have two sons who both attended school in Middlesex K-12. Valerie is an employee of Johnson & Johnson for 25 years. This year will conclude her 2nd term on the BOE. She has been a dedicated member of the community and school district volunteering in many different roles for the last 26 years. She was a CCD Teacher at OLMV for 13 years specializing in confirmation preparation. She served on various PTO boards from treasurer to president for Watchung School, Parker School, Von E. Mauger and Middlesex High School. She was a board member for Project Graduation and MHS Athletic Booster Club. She also served on the board of the Ladies Auxiliary Middlesex Little League, Team Mom for the Middlesex Blue Dogs, Team Mom for the Middlesex Robotics Club and President of the Regency Heights Homeowners Association. Valerie also participates in fundraising for various causes such at Grow-A-Row, Children’s Cancer, Alzheimer’s, Veterans, Breast Cancer Awareness and Special Olympics.
William Coyle - email
Middlesex resident of Middlesex since 1983
Wife Susan. Daughter Erin and son Sean both K -12 Middlesex school system.
Currently serving 5th term on BOE
Former BOE President
Former Chairperson Middlesex Republican Organization
Former President MHS Athletic Booster Club
Former President Middlesex Recreation Girls Softball League
Past member MHS Project Graduation
20+years coaching several Middlesex Recreation sports as well as L.L. baseball and Pop Warner football
Current District 9 Republican Committee Man
Jeanette DeJesus - email
Kelly Giardina - email
Board of Education Vice President - Kelly Giardina has been a Middlesex resident since the age of 10. She attended Watchung Elementary, Von E. Mauger Middle School and graduated from Middlesex High School. Her and her husband Nick have two boys, Jason and Nicholas. Kelly owns and runs a professional photography business that is based in Middlesex, NJ. Her husband is also a photographer for the company and they work all over the east coast. Kelly also serves as a freelance photographer for non-profit organizations such as Photographers Without Borders, Good Grief Inc, Golf Fore Africa, and the Beez Foundation. Kelly also works at a Wireless Construction Company, Exact RF, owned by her husband and 2 partners. Kelly has been a member of the Board of Education since 2019.
John R. Hrevnack, Ed. D. - email
Dr. Hrevnack received his Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Seton Hall University and his Doctorate in Educational Administration from Rutgers. Professionally he taught in a self-contained setting in grades three through five also served as language arts and social studies teacher in the middle school. Additionally, he was as a basic skills mathematics and language arts instructor. He became an assistant principal, basic skills supervisor, principal and then superintendent. Upon retirement Dr. Hrevnack served as a clinical instructor supervising alternate route teachers in Elizabeth and Perth Amboy. Next he became an Assistant Professor at Kean University at which time he wrote, The Teacher’s Handbook and several pieces among them were “Guided Development of Reflective Thinking in Observations of Teachers by Pre-Service Candidates” and “How to Decrease the Number of Dropouts in Schools.” Dr. Hrevnack is certified as a “Master Board Member” and is a member of the Standards and Assessment Committee of the New Jersey School Board Association. He was also selected to be a member of the Assessment Outreach (Data and Reporting Group) of the New Jersey Department of Education. Presently he works as a clinical instructor at Drew University. He has lived in Middlesex for over forty five years.
Michael McGinley - email
Sharon San Phillips - email
Sharon has been a Middlesex resident since the age of 8, attending Watchung Elementary School, Mauger Middle School and graduating from Middlesex High School. Sharon is married to her husband, Bill and is retired after a 40 year career at AT&T, Bedminster in their Real Estate department. She has been a volunteer for Project Graduation, the MHS Booster Club and has supported the MHS Robotics Club. Sharon has been a wish grantor and event volunteer for the Make A Wish organization since 2004. She also is a supporter of St. Jude’s, Children’s Miracle Network, Ronald McDonald’s House, and Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge. Sharon is a member of the Middlesex Elks. She has been a member of the Board of Education since 2013.
Mrs. Schueler was born and raised in Middlesex Borough. She attended OLMV and is a 1983 graduate of MHS. Mrs. Schueler returned to Middlesex in 1992 with husband Bob to raise 3 children, Rebecca, Kim and Matt. She worked in various jobs over the years from AutoCAD drafter to insurance claims adjuster. A member of the Middlesex Board of Education since April 2008, she served as President - 1 ½ years and VP - 7 ½ years. She has attended and completed a variety of NJSBA meetings and trainings and acquired designations of: Certified Board Member 2014; Master Board Member 2016; and Certified Board Leader 2018. She is also a member of the NJSBA Legislative Committee and Special Education Committee from 2017 to the present.
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