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PSJA School Board holds Election of Officers

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Rick Pedraza 2021 Jorge Zambrano Outgoing President

PHARR - The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District Board of Trustees held the Election of Officers at the regular school board meeting of Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. The School Board elected Ricardo "Rick" Pedraza as the new President for the upcoming year. 

Pedraza has been on the board since 2019. The PSJA Alum, a local Engineer, has been an active participant on the board, especially as part of the PSJA Engineering Institute where he ensures students interested in the field have access to learn more about their future career.

Serving as Vice President is Jorge Palacios, Secretary is Jesus A. "Jesse" Zambrano, Assistant Secretary is Jesus "Jesse" Vela, Jr. and Members Cynthia A. Gutierrez, Carlos G. Villegas, Jr. and Jorge Zambrano.

During the meeting, PSJA Superintendent Dr. Jorge L. Arredondo presented outgoing President Jorge Zambrano a plaque for his leadership and support this past year. All members of the school board were also recognized for the upcoming School Board Recognition Month in January 2022 with a certificate of appreciation for their commitment to PSJA students, staff, and families.