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Board of Education Elects New Officers for 2021–22

Trustees Talamantes and Keefer to Serve as President and Vice President

Karina Talamantes and Paul Keefer

(L-R) Trustees Karina Talamantes and Paul Keefer will serve as Board President and Vice President, respectively.

The Sacramento County Board of Education elected new officers at its July 13 meeting. The Board elected Trustee Karina Talamantes (Area 2), as President. She is the Chief of Staff for Sacramento City Council Member Angelique Ashby. Trustee Paul A. Keefer, Ed.D., MBA (Area 3), was elected Vice President. He is Executive Director of the Pacific Charter Institute.

The offices of Board President and Vice President are held for one year. Trustees are elected for terms of four years.

The Board will continue to hold its regular meetings on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m.

About the County Board of Education

The Sacramento County Board of Education derives its power and authority from the State Constitution (Article IX § 3.3) and the 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. In addition to conducting its regular business, other Board responsibilities include hearing student expulsion appeals and interdistrict transfer appeals.