NEWS RELEASE
Galena
Park Independent School District
14705 Woodforest Blvd. w Houston, Texas 77015 w (832) 386-1231
Craig Eichhorn w Director of Communications
ceichhorn@galenaparkisd.com
 



July 19, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TRUSTEES SWORN IN DURING BOARD MEETING


Incumbent C.C. “Buddy” Wilson and new trustee June Harris were sworn in by Justice of the Peace Michael Parrott during the July 17 Board of Education meeting. Also present at the ceremony were Precinct 2 Commissioner Sylvia Garcia and State Representative, District 143, Ana Hernandez.

Incumbent Wayne Oquin, who was re-elected to the Board in May, was unable to attend the meeting and will be sworn in at a later time. Oquin and Wilson were first elected to the Board in 1996. This is the first term for Harris, who has lived in GPISD for 14 years and is a long-time district volunteer. She is employed by Stotts and Company, Inc. and has been active in many areas with the district, including the District Planning and Advisory Committee and several School Bond Committees.


Shown during the July 17 Board meeting are (l-r): Justice of the Peace Michael Parrott, GPISD Trustee June Harris, Commissioner Sylvia Garcia, GPISD Trustee C.C. “Buddy” Wilson and State Representative Ana Hernandez.