The San Diego County Board of Education will appoint a board of education member at its meeting on Aug. 12. The appointment will fill the vacant District 2 board seat, which includes the southwestern portion of the county from Southern San Diego to the U.S.-Mexico border.
Lyn Neylon, the former District 2 board member, moved out of district boundaries.
The County Board of Education will interview candidates, make an appointment, and swear in the new board member at its regular meeting. Please visit the County Board of Education webpage to view the meeting agenda, which includes the candidate applications.
District 2 candidates are:
- Dr. Adrian Arancibia, Bonita
- Darlene Harris, Chula Vista
- Raquel Marquez Maden, San Diego
- Daniel H. Munoz, Chula Vista
- Alejandro Galicia, Chula Vista
- Guadalupe Gonzalez, Bonita
- Carmen Sandoval, Chula Vista
- Burt Grossman, Chula Vista
- Jerome O. Torres, Chula Vista
Interviews, appointment, and Oath of Office will take place at the board's meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The board will convene at 4 p.m. to conduct regular business and the District 2 process will begin at 6 p.m. The meeting will take place at the San Diego County Office of Education Joe Rindone Regional Technology Center located at 6401 Linda Vista Road in San Diego.
The application period to fill the vacant seat began on July 10 and ended on July 31. The vacant seat must be filled from the district in which the vacancy occurs by appointment of a majority of the remaining members of the board. In accordance with provisions of the San Diego County Charter, the board has 45 days from the effective date of the vacancy to make the appointment. The appointee will hold office until the expiration of the term in January 2017.