Bassett Unified held an Oath of Office Ceremony on Dec. 11 for returning Board of Education members Dolores Rivera and Paul Solano and newly elected board member Patrice Stanzione.
During an organizational meeting that followed, Rivera was appointed president for a fourth consecutive term, board member Natalie Ybarra was appointed vice president and board member Armando Barajas was appointed clerk.
Ybarra and Barajas were elected to the Board of Education in 2015.
Stanzione, a special education teacher at Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, is a longtime resident of Bassett. Stanzione previously served on the Board of Education as an appointee from July 2014 through December 2015. She succeeds Javier Romo, who served on the Board of Education since 2013.
“It is my honor to welcome our incoming Board of Education members. All three members have experience implementing the Bassett Unified vision to educate and empower our students to think creatively, act responsibly and communicate effectively,” Superintendent Debra French said.
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Dolores Rivera, Board President
Natalie Ybarra, Board Vice President
Armando Barajas, Board Clerk
Paul Solano, At Large Board Member
Patrice Stanzione, At Large Board Member