Gene Banta and his wife Janice have lived in Fair Lawn for over 40 years. They have three children who graduated from the Fair Lawn School System in 2002, 2005, and 2012. He has one grandchild at Lyncrest School with another grandchild starting there in 2023.
He is a graduate of St. John’s University with a B.A. in English and a minor in Business. He is a graduate of New York Law School and is a member of the New Jersey and New York Bars and is admitted to practice in three Federal District Courts.
He is a practicing attorney with over 30 years’ experience. He specializes in Commercial Litigation, Real Estate and Business Formations. Prior to becoming an attorney, he managed restaurants with sales of more than $2 million per year.
He has been a member of the Board of Education for 30 years. He has served as President of the Board for 10.5 years and Vice President for 4.5 years. He has been the Board’s lead negotiator with the Teacher's Union for the past 25 years and has been a member of the Board's negotiating team with the other three associations. He has chaired the Finance, Buildings & Grounds, Personnel, and Policy committees of the Board.
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