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Board of Education

A seven-member elected Board of Education serves the educational needs and interests of Albuquerque Public Schools.

Board Services

Brenda Yager, Executive Director

Christy Albright, constituent services specialist

, board support assistant

Jennifer Neumann, board services specialist

Carrie Robin Brunder, director of Government Affairs and Policy


Contact the Board:

(505) 880-3729

Board Members

Dr. David E. Peercy
District 7 (2021)

Lorenzo L. Garcia
District 3 (2021)
Vice President and Audit

Yolanda Montoya-Cordova
District 1 (2019)

District 2 (2019)

District 4 (2019)
Policy and Instruction

Candelaria "Candy" Patterson
District 5 (2021)
District Equity and Engagement

District 6 (2021)
Capital Outlay, Property and Technology


Attend a Board Meeting

Board meetings are held on a regular basis, and you are welcome to attend. Find the next Board Meeting


Watch Live Board Meetings

Watch the APS Board Meetings Live. If the screen is dark after you click, there is no meeting in progress.

Example school board meeting



About the Board

The APS Board of Education comprises seven members, people from all walks of life who devote their time to public service as elected officials. Board members serve alternating four-year terms. The next school board election, in 2019, will be for districts 1, 2, and 4. To find out which school board member represents you, email with your full street address.

The powers of the Board of Education lie in its action as a public body. Although a member of a board of education is a public officer, that person has no authority or power individually. By law, the Board of Education is charged with the employment of the superintendent, making policies and approving and oversight of the district’s $1.3 billion budget. The board and its individual members do not address personnel issues other than those related specifically to the superintendent. The board works with the superintendent to shape the strategic direction of the district based on four district goals.

Each year, board members vote on who will serve as officers – president, vice president and secretary. They also select members who are not officers to serve as heads of the standing committees of the Board of Education.


Board Policy

The Board of Education sets policies for the Albuquerque Public Schools District.

APS Policies and Procedural Directives

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