Yuma, Arizona (February 1, 2012) – Anna Camacho has been appointed to the Arizona Western College District Governing Board. She was sworn in by County Superintendent Janice Shelton on February 1, 2012. Camacho fills the vacated board seat held by Pam Stroud who served the District since August 1, 2001 and resigned December 31, 2011. Camacho will serve the remainder of Stroud’s term which ends December 31, 2012. The appointment becomes effective Monday, February 6, 2012. The position will appear on the General Election Ballot in November 2012 as a regular six year term.
When there is a vacancy between elections, pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute 15-1441 Section E, Janice Shelton, the County Superintendent of La Paz, has authority to make an appointment or call for a special election.
Shelton stated that Camacho will represent District 2 which, according to the redistricting, now includes precincts 54 (upriver), 56 (Wenden), 57(Salome), 58 (Quartzsite), 62 (Vicksburg), and 63 (Alamo). Shelton feels confident that Camacho will be a good representative to the Arizona Western College District Governing Board and wishes her well in representing District 2.
Dr. Glenn E. Mayle, President of Arizona Western College, stated, “I appreciate the past service and contributions of Pam Stroud and look forward to welcoming Anna Camacho to our board.”