New officers were elected at the July 14, 2015, meeting of the Sacramento County Board of Education.
The Board elected Trustee Eleanor L. Brown, Ed.D., to serve as Board President. She represents Area 4, which is comprised of the following communities: Orangevale, Citrus Heights, Fair Oaks, and portions of Carmichael, Folsom, and Foothill Farms. The area represents a major portion of the San Juan Unified School District and a small portion of Twin Rivers Unified School District.
Brown is a former teacher, vice principal, principal and assistant superintendent for the San Juan Unified School District, where she served for 35 years. In addition, she has served on the State Curriculum Developmental and Supplemental Materials Commission. She earned her bachelor's degree from UCLA and an Ed.D. in Policy/Curriculum from the University of Southern California. Her term expires June 2016.
President Brown succeeds outgoing 2014–15 Board President Brian M. Rivas, who represents Area 2.
The Board elected Trustee Thomaysa M. Glover, Area 5, as Vice President. Glover is a resident of Gold River, a former Trustee for the San Juan Unified School District, and served as a regional director for the California School Boards Association. She is Immediate Past President of the Sacramento chapter of Links, Incorporated, a not-for-profit volunteer service organization. She has a master's degree in governance from the California School Boards Association and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Hampton University, Hampton VA.
Regular Board meetings for the 2015–16 and 2016–17 terms are scheduled to be held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m.
The Sacramento County Board of Education works with the County Superintendent of Schools, who serves as Secretary to the Board, to provide numerous instructional programs, teacher/administrator training, and administrative services through the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE). The offices of Board President and Vice President are held for one year. Trustees are elected for terms of four years.