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Young elected district director for Georgia School Boards

CONYERS — Katrina Young, a member of the Rockdale County Board of Education, has been elected to serve as a district director of the 4th District for the Georgia School Boards Association.

The election was held Thursday, May 1, at Tucker High School. As a GSBA district director, Young will represent Decatur City Schools, DeKalb, Newton and Rockdale counties.

“I am extremely grateful to be elected by my peers and to serve another term on the Georgia School Boards Association board of directors,” said Young. “I am passionate about quality public education for all children and I support the mission of GSBA.”

District directors are elected for three-year terms at district meetings by a majority of the district members present and voting, and certified by the Delegate Assembly. The elections are divided into staggered terms that rotate each year to elect their representative.

“We are extremely pleased to have Katrina rejoin our board of directors,” said GSBA Executive Director Jeannie M. (Sis) Henry. “This is an important role and one that demands high levels of leadership, and with Katrina’s experience and familiarity with GSBA and our process she is an asset to the organization.”

“Ms. Young continuing to serve as the director of District 4 will ensure that Rockdale County is informed and well represented,” said Jim McBrayer, chairman of the Rockdale County Board of Education. “We appreciate her dedication to public education and to the students and families in Rockdale County.”

The GSBA board of directors is responsible for managing the affairs and business transactions of the association and employing the executive director. The board of directors is comprised of the president, president-elect, vice president, treasurer, immediate past president and a director from each of the 14 GSBA districts in Georgia.

The mission of the Georgia School Boards Association is to ensure excellence in the governance of local school systems by providing leadership, advocacy and services, and by representing the collective resolve of Georgia’s 180 elected boards of education.

For more information on the Georgia School Boards Association please visit www.gsba.com .