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File #: 19-8041   
Type: Appointment - With Ordinance
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 11/14/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance reappointing Frances Guzman (Council District 7 Appointee) to the eleven-member Pre-K 4 SA Board of Directors (City of San Antonio's Early Childhood Education Municipal Development Corporation) as recommended by the respective City Council Member for a two-year term from June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2021. [Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager; Sarah Baray, Ph.D., CEO, Pre-K 4 SA]
Indexes: Pre-K 4 SA
Attachments: 1. District 7 - Frances Guzman Bio, 2. Draft Ordinance, 3. PreK_Guzman_Frances_M_2019.05.22, 4. Ordinance 2019-11-14-0963
DEPARTMENT: Pre-K 4 SA


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Sarah Baray, Ph.D., CEO


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Pre-K 4 SA Board of Directors Appointments


SUMMARY:

This item allows City Council to approve the recommendation for appointment to the Pre-K 4 SA Board of Directors for the City Council District 7 appointment for Board Member whose term ended on May 31, 2019 and is currently in holdover.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The Early Childhood Education Municipal Development Corporation (Pre-K 4 SA) Board of Directors is comprised of 11 Board Members. In accordance with the Pre-K 4 SA bylaws, the Board of Directors is appointed by the City Council and the Mayor. The Mayor and each City Council member appoint one Director to the Board. The Mayor's appointee serves as the Chairperson of the Board. District appointees do not have to reside in the City Council District for which they are serving, but they do need to have residency in the City of San Antonio.

Board Members serve two-year staggered terms. Appointees of odd-numbered City Council Districts are serving a term of two years beginning on May 31, 2019 through May 31, 2021. The even-numbered City Council Districts appointments also serve a two-year term that will end on May 31, 2020.

ISSUE:

The City Council Member for City Council District 7 has recommended reappointing the existing Pre-K 4 SA Board of Directors Member Frances Guzman to serve for District 7. The incumbent Pre-K 4 SA Board Member has expressed a willingness to serve an additional term. Staff is supportive of the City Council Member's decision to recommend the reappointment of Frances Guzman for City Council District 7. If approved by Council, the new term for Frances Guzman will last through May 31, 2021.

Frances Guzman, currently in holdover status, has a Master's Degree in Education with a focus in Elementary Education. She has more than 45 years of experience as a public school advocate and educator and has served on the Hea...

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