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Posted March 5, 2013

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New APS Board Members to be Sworn In

Swearing-in set for meeting at 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 6.

David Peercy (above) and Lorenzo Garcia (below) are being sworn in for their second terms.

Two new and two re-elected members of the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education are to be sworn in during the board’s regular meeting that begins at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the John Milne Community Room of the Alice & Bruce King Educational Complex (APS Building) at 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE.

New members Dr. Don Duran, representing District 6 that includes the near Northeast Heights, and Steven Michael Quezada, representing District 5 that is the newly created district on Albuquerque’s West Side, will be sworn-in, along with returning board members Lorenzo Garcia, who represents District 3 that includes the North Valley, and Dr. David Peercy, who represents District 7 that includes the northern part of Albuquerque east of I-25.

All four board members will serve four-year terms and join existing members Dr. Analee Maestas, who represents District 1 that includes the South Valley; Kathy Korte, who represents District 2 that includes the northwest area of Albuquerque; and Martin Esquivel, who represents District 4 that includes the Downtown area.

The APS Board of Education also is expected to choose new officers and committee chairpersons during the meeting. The standing committees of the board are the audit; capital outlay, property and technology; district and community relations; finance committee; and policy and instruction.

Committee chairs serve one-year terms.

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