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District 130 Board of Education Seats Five New Members


At its Organizational Board of Education meeting on Thursday, April 27, Cook County School District 130 seated five recently elected board members and also elected three officers to two-year terms.

Four board members were sworn into four-year teams: Jason Slattery, Pamela Castro and Abigail Leiva--all of Blue Island--and Frank Gassmere, Jr. of Crestwood. Faviola Aguayo, also of Crestwood, was sworn into a two-year term.

They replace outgoing board members Tomas Almazan, Lynne Arendziak, Grace Bell, Denia Coatney and Nicole Rodriguez. Board Member Velda Wright, whose four-year term expires in April 2019, will continue to serve alongside the new board.

In addition to seating the new board members, the District 130 Board elected three officers to two-year terms: Slattery as President, Castro as Vice President and Leiva as Secretary.

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Time:06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Location: Veterans Memorial Middle School, Blue Island, IL-IL

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