News Release Board Vacancy


Date:  August 11, 2020

Contact Name: Darlene Ortiz

Title: Pecos ISD Board President

Phone Number: (505) 490-2037


PECOS, NM – The Pecos Independent School Board of Education seeks applicants to fill the unexpired term of board member Angelica Varela, Board Secretary, who resigned on August 7, 2020.

The Board will begin interviewing candidates soon and must name a replacement within 45 days of the resignation.  The newly appointed member will serve through December 2023.  If the appointed member desires to continue service, he or she must run in the next general election.

Those interested in serving on the Pecos Independent School Board of Education should contact Darlene Ortiz, Board President for an application.

According to New Mexico law, people serving on New Mexico school boards must be at least 18 years old, district residents, and registered voters.

The Pecos ISD School Board will review all applications and decide on the replacement at its September 15, 2020 Regular School Board Meeting.