Judge Pat Casados with new school board members Matt Williams, center, and Jim Hall. Courtesy/LAPS
Los Alamos Magistrate Judge Pat Casados administered the Oath of Office Tuesday, March 12 to incoming school board members Jim Hall and Matt Williams.
Shortly after completing their oath, both men were selected by fellow board members to leadership positions. Hall was voted in as president and Williams as board secretary.
In his selection as president, Hall stated he was “humbled and honored to serve on the board.” He went on to share his “dedication to excellence” and how he “looked forward to build on the academic quality of the school system through the implementation of the district’s Strategic Plan.”
Hall said the he will continue the board’s focus on the construction of high quality schools.
Williams said he “feels great to serve on the board.” Adding that he values the importance of community schools and carries a special place in his heart for Chamisa Elementary School.
He promised the community that he would “hit the ground running” in his new role as school board member. Prior to his selection to the board, Williams has been an active volunteer in the school system; a role he states helped him “know a lot about the schools.”