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Atlanta Board of Education Elects Chair, Vice Chair

Courtney D. English, left, and Nancy M. Meister, the new APS board chairman and chairwoman, respectively. PHOTO CREDIT: Atlanta Public Schools
Courtney D. English, left, and Nancy M. Meister, the new APS board chairman and chairwoman, respectively. PHOTO CREDIT: Atlanta Public Schools

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The Atlanta Board of Education has unanimously voted to elect Courtney D. English as its new chairman and Nancy M. Meister as vice chairwoman.

The posts are each two-year terms.

The elections were held Monday afternoon during the board meeting, where six new members and three returning members were sworn into office to serve four-year terms. The new and returning members of the Atlanta Board of Education are:

  • Leslie Grant, District 1
  • Byron D. Amos (incumbent), District 2
  • Matt Westmoreland, District 3
  • Nancy M. Meister, Vice Chairwoman (incumbent), District 4
  • Steven Lee, District 5
  • Eshé P. Collins, District 6
  • Courtney D. English, Chair (incumbent), At-Large Seat 7, Districts 1 and 2
  • Cynthia Briscoe Brown, At-Large Seat 8, Districts 3 and 4
  • Jason F. Esteves, At-Large Seat 9, Districts 5 and 6

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