Long time board member Glenda Huff was selected as chair of the Covington Board of Education at its organizational meeting on Tuesday.
The board voted 5-0 for Mrs. Huff, who has served on the board for more than 20 years. Fellow board member Sarah Flerlage cited Mrs. Huff’s experience as the main reason for nominating her.
Mrs. Huff said she is honored to serve as chair. “We are going to have a positive, great four years and get lots of work done,’’ Mrs. Huff said after the meeting. “My goal is to run smooth meetings where the board makes informative decisions after hearing everyone’s perspective.’’
Ms. Flerlage was selected as vice-chair.
The board members also selected committee assignments. They are as follows:
Budget Committee: Tom Haggard, Ms. Flerlage
Covington Education Foundation: Stephen Gastright, Jerry Avery
TEAM Foundation: Flerlage, Haggard
Calendar Committee: Gastright, Huff
Code of Conduct Committee: Gastright, Flerlage
The next virtual board meeting is at 5 p.m., January 14, 2021. For more information on board meetings, please visit the district website, covington.kyschools.us.