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3 seeking appointment to Ripon Unified board
Ripon Schools

Three are in the running for the Ripon Unified school board vacancy.

Trustees at today’s 9 a.m. special session at the district office, 304 N. Acacia Ave., will conduct interviews of Vince Hobbs, Lori Loop and Judy Lowder for the provisional Area 2 post held by Annette Vande Pol.

Her resignation from the board is effective Thursday.

Vande Pol was unchallenged during 2018 election. The provisional appointment will serve until November 2020 – a two-year term on the ballot since Vande Pol’s term ran through November 2022.

A closed session will take place following the appointment of the Area 2 provisional school board member.

Items in closed session include:

The ongoing process of Superintendent Ziggy Robeson’s evaluation.

Matters on student discipline.

Trustees meeting with Robeson to discuss a possible litigation item.

For more information, call RUSD at 209.599.2131.