Ralph Trentacosta, a 16 year resident of Garwood, will be joining the Garwood Board of Education for the first time in 2019. Along with his wife, he has 4 children. 3 of which are students in Lincoln school, 1 in middle school and 2 in elementary school. For the last 20 year, Mr. Trentacosta has been working in the software development industry. 18 of those years have been and continue to be with the same company. Currently employed as a Software Engineer Lead at Cognizant in Bridgewater he faces challenges daily that need to have well thought out solutions which sometimes require to think outside the box. This experience will prove beneficial as a board of education member. Mr. Trentacosta’s goal as a board member is to ensure that the students and staff have the technology and materials needed to compete with other schools in our area to prepare them for their future. Mr. Trentacosta looks forward to making the Garwood Schools district stand out.