Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Tamara Bierker


  • Board of Education Representative to the Rockland BOCES Board (2018-2022)
  • President of Clarkstown Board of Education (2018-2021)
  • President of Rockland County School Board Association(2019-2021)
  • Board of Education Representative to the Rockland County School Boards Association
  • Rockland County School Board Association Representative to the Lower Hudson Educational Council (2019-2021) Alternate (2021- 2022)
  • Board of Education Representative on the Policy Committee
  • Board of Education Legislative Liaison
  • Board of Education Representative to the Audit Committee
  • Board of Education Representative to the District Guidance Plan/S.E.L. Committee

Personal Statement
Mrs. Bierker’s forty-nine years as an educator have given her an extensive background in the understanding of how an excellent education enriches the long term achievement of every student. During her many years as the Department Chairperson of School Counseling (Guidance) at Felix Festa Middle School she pushed to have every student achieve their individual potential both academically and emotionally. She directed and produced musicals at FFMS for more than ten years, placing over one hundred and fifty students on stage every year. Her leadership on the Middle School Committee helped facilitate the movement from a Junior High School to a Middle School in 1996. After 9/11 Mrs. Bierker formed and led the Crisis Team at FFMS until she retired. Mrs. Bierker has been honored to receive the Life Member Award, Distinguished Service Award and Outstanding Service award from FFMS and the Clarkstown Council PTA. She was given the award as Outstanding Educator of the year in 2015 by the West Nyack Rotary.

Current Term of Office:

July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2024