Kitchen, Siciliano, and Varvar Announce Keansburg Board of Education Campaign
Keansburg, NJ – The Keansburg team of Responsible Leadership and Fighting for Success, consisting of Matt Kitchen, Greg Siciliano, and Tarin Varvar, have announced their campaign to the Keansburg Board of Education. Matt Kitchen, first elected in 2018, and Greg Siciliano, appointed earlier this year, are seeking re-election, and are running with community leader Tarin Varvar.
“I am honored to have two great running mates with a lot to offer to the Keansburg Board of Education. The last few years have been difficult due to budget cuts from the state, but we are looking forward to a great 2021 school year of in-person classes for our students. Keansburg is on the rise, and I am proud to help lead the change in my hometown,” said Keansburg Board of Education member Matt Kitchen.
“As a lifelong resident of Keansburg, the Keansburg school system gave me the skills and education to succeed in life. Now, as a board member, I am proud to return the favor to future generations. With the new addition being built at the Port Monmouth Road School, our district will be improving the education of our future generations.” said Keansburg Board of Education member Greg Siciliano.
“I am excited to be joining the Responsible Leadership and Fighting for Success team. With two children in the school district, I have seen firsthand the work Matt and Greg have put into making our school system better for all of our students. I am excited to get to work and show the voters how we are going to move the Keansburg school system forward”, said Tarin Varvar.
The Keansburg team of Responsible Leadership and Fighting for Success will bring responsible leadership, increase community engagement, and bring stability to our students with continuity in school leadership positions.
Matt Kitchen – Matt is a lifelong resident of Keansburg and graduate of the Keansburg school system. He is a father of three children in the school district and homeowner. Outside of his role as a board member, Matt is the former Vice President of Legislation for the Monmouth County School Board Association and is the current LD13 Legislative Committee member for the NJ School Board Association. Additionally, he is an avid volunteer in town, serving as a parade committee member, volunteer firefighter at New Point Comfort Firehouse, and helps run the Keansburg Against Heroin’s annual overdose awareness event.
Greg Siciliano – Greg is a lifelong Keansburg resident and graduate of the Keansburg school system. Additionally, Greg is an advocate for the LGBTQ community, running a transgender support group since 2018. An active volunteer, Greg can always be found volunteering at different organizations throughout Monmouth County.
Tarin Varvar – Tarin has lived in Keansburg for more than twenty years and has two children in the school system. Professionally, Tarin has worked for 16 years as a Student Success Associate and now works for Brookdale Community College as a Student Success Navigator to help students navigate their way through the college process. Additionally, she was inducted this year into the National Society for Leadership and Student Success.