Alameda Board of Education Picks New President, VP
The Alameda County Board of Education has selected new leadership. Joaquín Rivera and Amber Childress were elected president and vice president of the board on July 9.
Rivera is the current trustee of Area 1 — a job he has held since 2010. Rivera previously served 12 years on the Berkeley School Board. He has also served as president and chief negotiator for the San Mateo Community College Federation of Teachers, president of the Academic Senate, and vice president of the California Federation of Teachers, according to Patch. He teaches chemistry at Skyline College in San Bruno.
Childress represents Area 2.
Read more about the board’s new president and vice president here.