School Board members take Oath of Office.
Written by Kristen Schmutz
Belden Communications News
On Monday, November 28, 2022, re-elected School Board members Jamie Haynes of District 1, Ruben Colón of District 5, and newly elected School Board Member Jessie Thompson took the Oath of Office administered by Volusia County Court Judge A. Christian Miller during the School Board’s annual organizational session.
Jessie Thompson will represent District 3, which includes the areas of Edgewater, New Smyrna Beach, Oak Hill, Samsula, and a portion of Port Orange. She will serve a four-year term on the School Board of Volusia County.
The 9-12th grade Acappella ensemble, led by Mr. David Peralta from Pine Ridge High School, sang the National Anthem while DeLand High School's JROTC presented the colors at the start of the session.
According to a release, Haynes was selected as School Board Chair – previously held by Colón, while School Board District 2 Member Anita Burnette was named Vice Chair – previously held by Haynes. The chair and vice chair serve one year in these leadership positions.
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