[SUSD] – On Tuesday, Nov. 8, the voters in the Saugus Union School District Board of Trustees Area No. 3 elected Julie Olsen to replace the retiring Rose Koscielny, who is leaving the Board following 21 years representing the District.
“We welcome Mrs. Olsen to the Governing Board of Trustees,” said Judy Egan Umeck, President of the Board. “She has a strong track record of advocating for the children of this district and we look forward to working collaboratively as a team, so we can continue our work, making education the top priority in the Santa Clarita Valley.”
Olsen joins the Board having served in multiple leadership positions with the Helmers PTA and is currently President of that school’s Site Council as well as serving on the District Bond Measure EE Citizen’s Oversight Committee and the District Communications Committee. She was elected in Trustee Area #3, which includes Santa Clarita Elementary, Highlands Elementary and Charles Helmers Elementary.
Olsen will be sworn in at the Board’s annual Organizational Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 pm.
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