RCSD school board president to run for Rochester City Court judge

January 30, 2019 05:39 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. ( WHEC) -- The Rochester school board president confirms he's running for Rochester City Court judge.

Van White is a private attorney outside of his role as president of the school board. 

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He plans to run in November for the seat Melissa Barrett currently holds. 

She was appointed after New York's highest court removed Leticia Astacio from the bench. 

The New York State Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state, denied Astacio's appeal to remain a judge back in October. 


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