Theresa Knox is the new Vice President of the Smithtown Central School District Board of Education, replacing Scott Martella who resigned earlier this month, according to a Smithtown Radio report.
Knox is serving her fifth year on the board.
, citing conflicts of interest between his career and role on the school board.
“As many of you know, I recently accepted the position of Suffolk County Representative to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The position requires me to recuse myself from discussions when there is a lack of impartiality or conflict of interest. Because of the frequency at which I have already had to exercise this judgment call, I am resigning my position as Board Trustee,” he said in a speech during the meeting.