NEWS RELEASE
GALENA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Communications Department
14705 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, TX 77015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 10, 2008
CONTACT: Craig Eichhorn
(832) 386-1231
ceichhorn@galenaparkisd.com

Wilfred Broussard, Jr. elected to Position 5 seat

          Galena Park ISD voters elected Wilfred Joseph Broussard, Jr. to the Position 5 seat on the GPISD Board of Trustees on Saturday, May 10, 2008.
          Broussard, a 1978 graduate of North Shore High School, defeated Wanda Heath Johnson in the Position 5 race with a total of 341 votes to Johnson’s 306. The Position 5 seat became vacant in March when Vice President William “Bill” Cobbs resigned. Cobbs was first elected to the Board in 2002.
          Incumbents June Harris, Position 6, and Dawn Thompson-Fisher, Position 7, did not draw opponents and were returned to their respective seats.  Harris received 447 votes while Thompson-Fisher received 464 votes. Broussard, 48, is the owner of Broussard Real Estate Investments Group, LLC.