Mon-Thurs: 8am-4pm
Friday: 8am-2pm

908.756.0080

15 Mountain Blvd
Watchung, NJ 07069

Hours: Mon-Thurs 8am-4pm
Friday 8am-2pm
Phone: 908.756.0080
Address: 15 Mountain Blvd
Watchung, NJ 07069

Youth Services Commission

Youth Services Commission

The Watchung Borough Council established a Youth Services Commission in December, 2003.
Its purpose is to bring together community representatives in government, education, law
enforcement, recreation and interested citizens to serve as a planning and enabling agency for the development and coordination of youth services to at-risk students in the Borough of Watchung.

The Youth Services Commission runs programs such as “Girls on the Run” and “Girls on Track”,
both programs are interactive running programs which also include life skills. Other programs
run by the Commission included “White Out Against Bullying”, the “Pursuit of Excellence”
an after school tutoring program, a “Kid Cops Camp” in conjunction with the Watchung Police
department, the “Italian Club” as well as several “Movie Nights”.  All programs are funded by
available grants offered by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and donations from town organizations

Commission Members

Rich Pepe, Chair, BOE Business Administrator
Ending 12/31/2022

George Alexis, Superintendent of Schools
Ending 12/31/2022

Karin Kidd, Principal of Valley View
Ending 12/31/2022

Linda Monetti, Secretary
Ending 12/31/2022

Denise Fichner, Principal of Bayberry
Ending 12/31/2022

Nicole DiTota, Director of Special Needs
Ending 12/31/2022

Lisa Delventhal, Resident
Ending 12/31/2022

Brian McLauglin, Police Officer
Ending 12/31/2022

Curt S. Dahl, Council Member
Ending 12/31/2022

General Information

Authority: R2 adopted 12/18/2003

Members: Minimum of  7/Max of 15, for term of 1-year, 1-Member of Governing Body, 1-Representative of School District, 1-Representative of Recreation Committee, 1 Police Officer, 1-PTO Member.

Contact

Phone: (908) 756-0080 ext. 210

Commission Officials

Linda Monetti
Secretary

Youth Services Commission

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