CEJBO MEETING DATES 2017 - 2018 Basketball Season


Dear CEJBO Members:                                                             2017 - 2018 Basketball Season



The meeting locations have been changed for the 11/21 date to the Diocese of Metuchen Center, located at:   146 Metlars Lane, Piscataway, NJ



Park and enter the facility from the rear of the building. Bakhita Hall is the auditorium.


Tuesday, November 21st   7PM start      Bakhita Hall          Interpretation meeting & General Meeting 


Sunday, December    3    8:30AM         East  Brunswick HS    Cafeteria       Mandatory Meeting.



Please remember your obligations for attending the meetings.



  1. You must attend one of the CEJBO interpretation meetings, either 10/26 or 11/21.

    Attendance will be take. Members arriving after 7PM will not get credit for the meeting.

    Members leaving early will not get credit for the meeting. Rule Books will be handed out at both of these meeting.


  2. The remaining dates and locations throughout the state that they will run interpretation classes are below. You must attend one of those classes, please make sure you get the paperwork to Gerry O’Leary  ( )


If you do not attend an interpretation meeting do not plan to work this year.  The NJSIAA requires that all officials attend the interpretation meeting.  We will notify all assigners, both school and recreation and ask them to take back your assignments. 



    3) You must attend the December 3 meeting.  Please do not accept any assignments prior to 12:30     that day. 




IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS ABOUT MEETING YOUR OBLIGATIONS YOU NEED TO CONTACT Gerry O’Leary , NOT RAY KELTON AND NOT BILL BAUMANN.  Gerry O’ Leary is the chairperson for our Membership Committee and he is the person you need to contact.




Failure to meet your meeting obligations has serious consequences as spelled out in the Constitution.


Welcome to the official website for the Central East Jersey Basketball Officials (CEJBO) organization based in New Jersey.


CEJBO is an independent organization that is recognized by the NJSIAA. Our member officials work high school basketball games and tournaments at both the county and state level, including high-level games such as the Middlesex County finals and the State sectional finals. 


If you are interested in joining our organization to become a basketball official, please click on the link on the menu to the left titled "Handouts". Classes begin in September.




CEJBO Executive Board Officers

President - James Swindell

1st Vice President - vacant

2nd Vice President - Jerry O'Leary

Secretary-Treasurer - Bill Baumann

Recording Secretary - vacant


CEJBO Committee Chairman

Rules Interpreter - Chuck McGuire

Assigning - Tony Candelario

Banquet - vacant

Ethics - vacant

Membership - Jerry O'Leary

Public Relations - Fred Romanowsky

Training - Ryan Curtis

Welfare - Bill Coy

Legal Counsel - Noreen Kemether

A Brief History of the Central East Jersey Basketball Officials (CEJBO) Organization
The Original name was A.A.U. Sanctioned Basketball Official of New Jersey circa 1972.
The name was later changed to Mid Atlantic Chapter - Central Jersey Chapter of NJSIAA in 1978 when, Bill Rallo, Ira Hilfman, Ray Kelton, and Joe Reardon petitioned for incorporation for varsity status with the NJSIAA.
The name was incorporated as Central East Jersey Basketball Officials on April 16, 1985 and shortly thereafter the agreement with NJSIAA was signed.
Bill Rallo was the first President
The first Board of Trustees were: Tom Stasik, Ira Hilfman, and Ray Kelton.  
The first CEJBO Constitution was written in Hopelawn, NJ by Dennis Druszba, Bill Rallo, Ira Hilfman and Tony DePoala.