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Benjamin Ovadia

Benjamin Ovadia, MBA, has served on the Board of Education since August 2019, when he was appointed to fill a vacated seat. Mr. Ovadia was elected to the Board in November 2019. Prior to serving on the Board of Education, he served in various roles on the Sharp PTA, including as PTA President. Mr. Ovadia was an active member of the Zone PTA Cherry Hill Fair Funding Committee and involved in several other districtwide advocacy efforts.

A lifelong student, Ben graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School for undergraduate business studies and Rutgers Business School for his graduate work.  In his spare time, Ben is often known to travel with wife and three children by car all over the country; to date, they have had a road (warrior) trip component in seeing all 50 states.  Mr. Ovadia is the Development Director of a large, local nonprofit. 

Ben is excited to continue his volunteer service to Cherry Hill Public Schools, an amazing school district filled with incredible people, resources, and opportunities. As Board of Education representative, he also served for two years on the Camden County Educational Services Commission. Mr. Ovadia is committed to serving the children, families, and community of Cherry Hill. He believes that stakeholder voices are critically important in District discourse.   

Term expires: 2022