Board of Education Members
Fairfield Township seats a nine member Board of Education
Members for the 2017-2018 school year are:
Michelle Kennedy – President – and ex officio member of all committees.
Mrs. Kennedy was first elected to the Fairfield Township Board of Education in 2003 and has served on the Finance, Curriculum, Personnel, Policy, and Negotiations Committees.
She attended Fairfield Township School District and Cumberland Regional High School before receiving her BA in Political Science and Criminal Justice at Kean University. Mrs. Kennedy has continued to pursue higher education and has earned a Masters in Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management.
Mrs. Kennedy is married to Marion Kennedy, Jr., former Mayor of Fairfield Township, in which they have one daughter together, Mya. Mrs. Kennedy is a life-long resident of Fairfield Township and is a member of the Fairfield Township Democratic Executive Committee. She is also a member of the Union Baptist Temple Church, where she is involved with UBT Girl Scouts and sings on the Levites Choir.
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Alta Lloyd – Vice President – was first elected to the Fairfield Township Board of Education in 1998. She has served eight years and was re-elected to the Board in 2009. She has served on the Finance, Personnel, Curriculum, Policy and Negotiations Committees. She has taken numerous courses in school board member policies and procedures.
Mrs. Lloyd graduated from Bridgeton High School. She also has taken classes at Cumberland County College. Mrs. Lloyd serves on the Advisory Board for the Division of Youth and Family Services. She is an active member of Trinity AME Church in Gouldtown.
Mrs. Lloyd is married to Everett Lloyd, a member of the Fairfield Township Committee and a former Mayor. They have two sons, Brian Lloyd, Sr. and Jeffrey Lloyd. Both attended Fairfield Township Primary and Middle Schools and graduated from Cumberland Regional High School.
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Darlington Henry Jr. was appointed to the Board in 2012.
Mr. Henry is a Cumberland Regional High School graduate and was a part of the Army National Guard from 1988 – 2004.
Mr. Henry is married to Shannon Henry and has four children; William, Leroy, Leah , and Carolece. He was also actively involved in Fairfield Recreation for 8 years.
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Mark Henry Sr. was elected to the Board in 2010. Mr. Henry serves on the Negotiations, Finance, and Curriculum and Student Life Committees.
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Marge Neild was elected to the Board in 2010. Mrs. Neild serves on the Finance and the Personnel/Policy Committees.
Mrs. Neild retired in January, 2010 from the Fairfield Township School District after 37 years of service. Over that span of years Marge was a classroom teacher and guidance counselor. For a number of years she held numerous positions in the Fairfield Township Education Association.
Mrs. Neild has lived in Fairton for over 32 years. Her three daughters, Stacy, Tara and Darcy, attended Fairfield Primary School and Fairfield Middle School, as well as her grandson.
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Erica Goodwin was appointed to the Board in 2018. – Bio and update coming soon!
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Ms. Ruth Butler was reappointed to the Board in 2015.
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Mattie Gibbons was elected to the Board in 2013 and currently serves on the Finance and Student Life Committees.
Mattie attended Fairfield Township School District and Cumberland Regional High School before receiving her BBA in Finance and Human Resource Management at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. Mattie is a 2015 MBA candidate at Goldey Beacom College in Wilmington, DE. Mattie is currently employed by JP Morgan Chase in Wilmington, DE as a Vendor Portfolio Manager.
Mattie is actively involved in Fairfield Township Recreation, a member of Glory Tabernacle in Bridgeton, and a member of the Delaware Banker’s Association and several other banking affinities throughout the tri-state. Mattie is a lifelong resident of Fairfield Township and has a daughter Aniah, who attends Fairfield Township School.
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Ms. Robin Winrow was re-elected to the Board in 2015 and currently serves on the Finance Committee.
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