Chang Will Lead SMUSD Board in 2020

C. Joseph Chang
C. Joseph Chang

The San Marino Unified School District Board of Education has quietly bucked informal tradition, selecting C. Joseph Chang as its president for 2020 instead of outgoing Vice President Chris Norgaard, as would have been customary.
Chang, who served as the board’s clerk this year and was otherwise positioned to become vice president, told the audience at last week’s meeting that the decision was unexpected for him and he did not have an agenda-setting speech planned, but did express a broad desire to get district stakeholders on the same page on key issues. The most pressing of these involves the forthcoming March election, in which voters will decide whether the district can borrow $200 million in bonds to fund building and maintenance projects. Continue reading “Chang Will Lead SMUSD Board in 2020”