members take oath of office
Independent School District board member Mariselle Quijano-Lerma,
along with incumbents Fred Roberts and Nelda Sullivan took their
official oaths of office at the board's regular May meeting.
Lerma now occupies
the Position 2 spot, formally held by longtime board member Carmen
Orozco. Orozco chose not to seek re-election this year after serving
20 years on the board.
Lerma is a
franchise owner of several McDonald's restaurants in the Pasadena
area and is active in many community organizations and the
McDonald's Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament.
Roberts, who holds
the Position 1 spot, is entering his 16th year on the board. Roberts
is an independent insurance agent and has lived in the Pasadena area
all of his life. He is married to wife Vicki, a 1978 graduate of
Dobie High School. They have four children, Zachary, Sara, Jacob and
Jordan, who have all attended Pasadena schools, with three
graduating from Pasadena ISD.
continue to occupy her Position 3 board post, in which she is
starting her 16th year. She is a retired banking
executive and is involved in numerous organizations in Pasadena
including the Pasadena South Rotary Club, Soroptimist Club
International of Pasadena, the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, the
Federation of Houston Professional Women and the American Heart
Association. In addition, she serves as chairwoman on the Board of
Trustees of the Bayshore Medical Center, the Pasadena Police Academy
Advisory Board and the Boy Scouts of America. Sullivan and her
husband Charles, a retiree of Albemarle Corp., have been married for
50 years. She is a mother of three, a grandmother of seven and the
great-grandmother of one.