The Kyrene Elementary School District governing board swore in one new member and one reelected member on Jan. 10.
Former Sen. Sean Bowie swore in new board member Triné Nelson and reelected board member Kevin Walsh. Nelson and Walsh join current board members Michelle Fahy, Wanda Kolomyjec and Margaret Wright.
Also at the January 10 meeting, Board members elected their 2023 leadership team. Walsh accepted a nomination by Member Kolomyjec to continue serving as president. Walsh, in turn, nominated Member Fahy to serve as vice president. Both nominations were unanimously approved by the board.
The board will preside over 26 Kyrene schools, serving Ahwatukee, Chandler, Tempe, Guadalupe and the Gila River Reservation. The board is authorized under the laws of the state of Arizona to adopt all needed policies and regulations for the organization, and the Board is responsible for the evaluation and governance of the District.
Each member of the Governing Board is elected to serve a four-year term. Every two years, either two or three positions are filled during the November general election. To learn more about the Kyrene Governing Board, visit www.kyrene.org/governingboard.