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Board of Education Elects New Officers for 2019–20

Trustees Lefkovitz and Keefer to Serve as President and Vice President

Dave Gordon, Alfred Brown, and Bina Lefkovitz

Newly elected Board President Bina Lefkovitz (right) and Superintendent Gordon (left) present a plaque to outgoing President Alfred Brown.

New officers were elected at last night’s meeting of the Sacramento County Board of Education.

Trustee Bina Lefkovitz (Area 1 Trustee) was elected President. She is an educational consultant and part-time faculty member at California State University, Sacramento, where she teaches youth development and leadership. Trustee Paul A. Keefer, MBA, Ed.D. (Area 3 Trustee) was elected Vice President. He is the Executive Director of the Pacific Charter Institute.

The offices of Board President and Vice President are held for one year.

About the County Board of Education

The Sacramento County Board of Education derives its authority from the State Constitution (Article IX § 3.3) and laws of the State of California. The County Board consists of seven elected members, each serving four-year terms. The Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools serves as secretary to the Board of Education. Besides conducting its regular business, other Board responsibilities include hearing student expulsion appeals and interdistrict transfer appeals.