HIGHLANDS, NJ -  Arthur J. Weimer, of Atlantic Highlands, was appointed to fill a vacancy representing the Borough of Atlantc Highlands on the Henry Hudson Regional Board of Education during the board's November meeting on Wednesday, November 17th.

Weimer will replace Board Vice-President Christopher Meyer, who resigned from the board last  month after moving from Atlantic Highlands.

Weimer, who was defeated last year in his bid for re-election to a third board term, previously served for six years on the board. He is a past president and vice-president of the board and he has served as a member and chair of each of board's committees.

Weimer, of 34 East Lincoln Avenue, is a former member of the Atlantic Highlands Borough  Council, a member of the Atlantic Highlands Harbor Commission and has served as a member of the Atlantic Highlands Recreation Committee. He is a llong time local Boy Scout leader and a member and past president of the Leonardo First Aid and Rescue Squad. He also has served as the Fire Commissioner for Atlantic Highlands. He and his family are active members of St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, Atlantic Highlands.

Weimer is married to Atlantic Highlands Board of Education President Saranne Weimer. They have three children; Sara, a student at Seton Hall Law School; A.J, a federal law enforcement officer, and Kyle, a student at Henry Hudson Regional.

Weimer will serve until the April 2011 school elections. He said that he plans on seeking re-election to the seat he was appointed to at that time.