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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 9, 2009
CONTACT: Craig Eichhorn
(832) 386-1231
ceichhorn@galenaparkisd.com

Joe Stephens, Wanda Heath Johnson elected to GPISD Board of Trustees

         Galena Park ISD voters elected Joe Stephens to Position 1 and Wanda Heath Johnson to Position 2 on the GPISD Board of Trustees on Saturday, May 9, 2009.
         Stephens, 36, a 1991 graduate of North Shore High School, defeated Board Vice President C.C. “Buddy” Wilson in the Position 1 race with a total of 1,230 votes to Wilson’s 830. Wilson, 57, had served on the GPISD Board of Trustees since 1996.
         Wanda Heath Johnson, 58, defeated Board President Wayne Oquin in the Position 2 race with 1,138 votes to 938. Johnson previously served on the GPISD Board of Trustees from 1998-2002. Oquin, 59, had served on the GPISD Board of Trustees since 1996.