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District’s Four New Board Members

School board members

Ms. Laura Capps, Ms. Wendy Sims-Moten, Dr. Jacqueline Reid, Kate Parker

At last night’s meeting, the oath of office was administered to our district’s three new board members: Dr. Jacqueline Reid, Ms. Wendy Sims-Moten, and Ms. Laura Capps. They join Kate Parker, the newly-elected board president.

With the vacancy created by the resignation of incumbent board member Monique Limon, the board intends to appoint a board member to fill the vacancy.

Interested applicants must reside in attendance boundaries of the Santa Barbara Unified School District, meet all requirements of law, and comply with the district’s submission requirements. The application deadline is 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Late applications will not be considered. Qualified applicants will be interviewed by the board on January 9, 2017. The board reserves the right to make a decision to appoint that night or defer the decision to another special board meeting on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Please visit the district’s website for instructions on how to apply to serve on the school board, or call Mr. Cary Matsuoka, superintendent, at (805) 963-4338, ext. 6202.