Lenape Regional High School District Board of Education Welcomes Nicole Moore Samson as new Mount Laurel Representative

  • Nicole Moore Samson swearing in

    Nicole Moore Samson
    Mount Laurel Township

  • SHAMONG, N.J. – During its July 19 regular meeting, the Lenape Regional High School District (LRHSD) Board of Education welcomed Nicole Moore Samson as the new Mount Laurel representative. Samson has lived in Mount Laurel for the past 44 years. She is a Lenape High School graduate (Class of 1987) and is also the proud parent to two Lenape High School alumni (Classes of 2017 and 2023). She fills the vacant seat previously held by Marc R. Jones, Esquire, who retired in June.

    Since 2001, Samson has been the principal for the Indian Mills School in Shamong Township. She is an active member in the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association and has served as an officer in the capacity of Chair of the Nominating Committee, Vice President and President. Currently, she is a member of the National Task Force on Race and Equity for the National Association of Elementary School Principals and a member of the Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council.

    “I am eager for this opportunity to serve the community and feel I can make a real impact by cultivating my many years of experience in public education. I look forward to continuing the meaningful work accomplished by the current Board of Education and Administration in providing the students of this district with exceptional educational experiences.”

    Samson holds an A.B. Degree from Bryn Mawr College in English and received her Master’s in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

    “Nicole is a strong addition to our Board who brings valuable professional skills and is deeply rooted in the Mount Laurel community,” said LRHSD Superintendent Carol Birnbohm, Ed.D. “I am confident she will contribute ideas and work collaboratively with our Board members and administration to do what is best for our students. I am also grateful for the years of service Marc dedicated to our district, especially over the last several years helping us navigate through the pandemic to ensure all students and staff were safe, supported and thriving.”