Ed. Board Chairman steps down; resumes DYA Director position

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“It has been an honor to serve as chairman of this board, especially at this critical time. I believe we are at a point where we are working together as colleagues, along with Superintendent Jon Fernandez, and I feel comfortable that the board will continue to move forward,” –Peter Alecxis Ada

Guam – Former Guam Education Board Chairman Peter Alecxis Ada officially stepped down from his role yesterday and accepted a new director position for the Department of Youth Affairs.

Ada tells PNC that he has full faith and confidence in the Vice Chairwoman Maria Gutierrez who will presume the role of acting chair for the board.

In an announcement to the media, Ada writes, “It has been an honor to serve as chairman of this board, especially at this critical time. I believe we are at a point where we are working together as colleagues, along with Superintendent Jon Fernandez, and I feel comfortable that the board will continue to move forward. As for me, I have a full plate at DYA and they need my attention as well.”

Ada will still serve on the board as an elected voting member.

The next education board meeting will take place Tuesday October 17 from 6-8 pm in the superintendent’s conference room.