Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Joseph A. Ovick has named 14 appointees to boards that oversee agencies operating the dissolved redevelopment agencies (RDA) in Contra Costa County.
The California Supreme Court issued a ruling last December effectively shutting down redevelopment agencies as of Feb. 1. Starting May 1, each RDA will be operated by a successor agency board to manage property tax revenues, debt retirement and asset disposal. Each successor agency will be governed by a seven-member oversight board. The county superintendent of schools appoints one member to each oversight board to represent schools.
Members of the county’s 17 redevelopment agency oversight boards serve at the pleasure of the entity that appointed them and receive no compensation or reimbursement of expenses. An individual may serve on up to five separate oversight boards at any one time and may hold an office in a school or community college district.
The appointees to the 17 RDA Oversight Boards in Contra Costa County are:
ANTIOCH: Tim Forrester – associate superintendent, business services and operations, Antioch Unified School District.
BRENTWOOD, OAKLEY: Eric Volta – superintendent, Liberty Union High School District.
PITTSBURG: Enrique Palacios – associate superintendent, business services, Pittsburg Unified School District.
CLAYTON: Jan Shamieh – controller, business operations, Contra Costa County Office of Education.
CONCORD: Bryan Richards – chief financial officer, Mt. Diablo Unified School District.
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY: Bill Clark – associate superintendent, business services, Contra Costa County Office of Education.
DANVILLE, SAN RAMON: Gary Black – associate superintendent, business, San Ramon Unified School District.
EL CERRITO: Sandi Potter – Former El Cerrito City Council member.
PINOLE: Norma Martinez-Rubin – owner, Evaluation Focused Consulting.
LAFAYETTE: Chris Learned, associate superintendent, business services, Acalanes Union High School District.
RICHMOND, HERCULES: Sheri Gamba – associate superintendent, business services, West Contra Costa Unified School District.
PLEASANT HILL: Dr. Joseph A. Ovick – Contra Costa County superintendent of schools.
SAN PABLO: Bill Fay – associate superintendent, operations, West Contra Costa Unified School District.
WALNUT CREEK: Dr. Kevin Collins – chief business official, Walnut Creek School District.