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New Moffat County School Board members sworn in Friday

Camilletti becomes school board president

Noelle Leavitt Riley

Moffat County School District Board of Education meet as a new board for the first time on Friday. From left to right, Darryl Steele, Jo Ann Baxter, JoBeth Tupa, Charity Neal, Darrell Camilletti, Sue Voloshin and Tony Poroulis.

The newest members of the Moffat County School District Board of EducationMoffat County School District Board of Education were sworn into office Friday morning at the school administration building, and they wasted no time getting started. were sworn into office Friday morning at the school administration building, and they wasted no time getting started.

Moffat County School District Board of Education were sworn into office Friday morning at the school administration building, and they wasted no time getting started.

JoBeth Tupa, Darryl Steele, Jo Ann Baxter and Charity Neal are officially on the board. Outgoing board members KC Hume, JB Chapman, Joel Browning and Tony St. John received plaques for their service.

The four new board members joined existing board members Tony Peroulis, Sue Voloshin and Darrell Camilletti.

Board members voted Camilletti as the new school board president, who will take Chapman's place as president. Tupa is now vice president and Neal is the secretary.

"I would like to welcome you all to the board," Moffat County School District Superintendant Brent Curtice said.

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After being sworn in, the new board dove into a heavy agenda, including discussing the district's increased health insurance costs. Decisions about health insurance will be made at next Thursday's school board meeting.

They also discussed hiring a new school district attorney and hope to interview candidates at next week's workshop prior to the school board meeting.

New school board members asked inquisitive questions of the administration about scheduling, policies and the budget.

"Until you're in the middle of it, you don't understand the extent of everything," Voloshin said after the meeting. Voloshin has been on the board for two years now, and she's excited to work with the new members.

"I think it's good, and I'm looking forward to it," she said.

Before the meeting ended, Camilletti expressed his dedication to working hard for the district, its students and teachers.

"I can assure you I will work as hard as I can," he said. "Our goal is to be champions for the kids in the community. My goal is to definitely work as a team."

Reach Noelle Leavitt Riley at 970-875-1790 or nriley@CraigDailyPress.com. Follow her on Twitter @noelleleavitt.Reach Noelle Leavitt Riley at 970-875-1790 or nriley@CraigDailyPress.com. Follow her on Twitter @noelleleavitt.Reach Noelle Leavitt Riley at 970-875-1790 or nriley@CraigDailyPress.com. Follow her on Twitter @noelleleavitt.

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