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Morris County Freeholders appoint women to governing boards at County College of Morris and Morris County Vocational School District

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – The Morris County Board of Freeholders announced the appointments of two county school board members for County College of Morris and the Morris County Vocational School District, both of which are top ranked in the state and nation.

The freeholders unanimously chose Lauren Inganamort of Chester Township for a three-year term on the County College of Morris Board of Trustees, and Hanna Roth Starr of Washington Township  to two years of an unexpired four-year term on the Vocational School District Board of Education.

Both are volunteer posts, with no salary.

“These women are terrific additions to their respective county boards,” Morris County Freeholder John Krickus said. “They share a wealth of business and education experience, and community involvement that will help guide our top-ranked county educational institutions, which are gems of Morris County. We are excited to have these women join our county team.”

Hanna Roth Starr, a graduate of Purdue University, has worked as an admissions advisor at Rutgers University and as program coordinator at Wentworth Institute of Technology, a private, technical design and engineering university in Boston. She is a current member of the Executive Board of the Long Valley Junior Women’s Club in Washington Township.

Lauren Inganamort is a graduate of Dartmouth College’s Thayer School of Engineering and Tuck Schools of Business. She has a wealth of business experience in her professional career, including as global compliance manager and senior analyst at Tiffany & Co., and as financial forecaster at DC Energy. She currently is a member of the Educational Foundation of the Chesters and has an expressed “passion” to increase representation of women in STEM careers.

“There are exceptional candidates whose backgrounds and dedication to their respective communities should further enhance the already excellent governing boards that guide our county schools,” Freeholder Director Deborah Smith said. “We also are glad to bring some more women to our boards to serve as role models for young ladies across our county.”

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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