Salinas, CA – The Monterey County Board of Education appointed prominent Seaside business leader Mary Claypool to fill the provisional vacancy in Board Trustee Area 6 at a special meeting on November 7.
Trustee Area 6, which is comprised mainly of the cities of Marina, Seaside and Sand City, became vacant on September 12 with the resignation of Byrl Anderson-Smith. The term expires November 2013.
“Education is critical to the health of our nation, state and county. My wish is to ensure all students are offered equal access to an excellent education, and to keep the community informed and engaged. I am passionate about improving the quality and access of education to all students,” stated Claypool on her application.