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Posted: March 5, 2015

APS Board of Education Chooses Officers, Swears in Members

Dr. Donald Duran was elected president and Dr. Analee Maestas was chosen as vice president.

APS Board President Dr. Donald Duran

The Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education elected new officers and swore in newly elected members at their regular meeting on March 4.

Dr. Donald Duran, who represents District 6, was elected president and Dr. Analee Maestas, who represents District 1 and was elected to a second four-year term last month, was chosen vice president. Steven Michael Quezada, who represents District 5, was elected to continue as secretary for the board. The officers serve one-year terms.

New members Peggy Muller-Aragón, who was elected in District 2, was sworn in by Bernalillo County Metro Court Judge Frank Sedillo, and Barbara Petersen, who was elected in District 4, was sworn in by District Judge Benjamin Chavez. Both members were elected by voters last month and will serve four-year terms.

The Board also chose new committee chairpersons for 2015-16:

  • Peterson will serve as chairperson of the newly created Equity and Engagement Committee
  • Muller-Aragón will chair the Finance Committee
  • Dr. Maestas will chair the Audit Committee
  • Lorenzo Garcia will continue as chairperson of the Capital Outlay, Property and Technology Committee
  • Dr. David Peercy will continue to chair the Policy and Instruction Committee.




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