After an election wherein 28 vied for 11 spots on school District 30’s Community Education Council, the votes are in.
The process, which garnered almost 3,000 votes citywide, yielded eight appointments, with one tie between Salina Akter and Myrna Sobeyda Palacios, who is on the Parent Education Committee of Make the Road New York in Queens.
According to a release from the city Department of Education, those who are eligible to vote in the runoff election will soon be notified of when they can do so.
The candidate earning 34 votes, the most in this year’s election, was Deborah Alexander, who is an incumbent member of CEC 30 and is on the PTA of PS 150 in Sunnyside.
Others elected are Valerie Lamour, the runner-up at 19 votes, who will serve on CEC 30 for the third time, Ka-Trina Harris, Nuala O’Doherty, Adriana Lynch, Martha Sanchez, Robert Novak and Cesar Eduardo Tejeira.
The remaining two members will be filled by appointment by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz.
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