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English and Meister Elected to Chair and Vice Chair Roles at APS

The posts are each two-year terms.

Courtney D. English, left,  and Nancy M. Meister The new APS board chairman and vice chairwoman, respectively. PHOTO CREDIT: Atlanta Public Schools
Courtney D. English, left, and Nancy M. Meister The new APS board chairman and vice chairwoman, respectively. PHOTO CREDIT: Atlanta Public Schools

The Atlanta Board of Education unanimously voted to elect Courtney D. English as its new chairman and Nancy M. Meister as vice chairwoman.

The posts are each two-year terms.

The elections were held Monday afternoon during the board meeting, where six new members and three returning members were sworn into office to serve four-year terms. The new and returning members of the Atlanta Board of Education are (**denotes an East Atlanta Patch representative):

  • Leslie Grant, District 1**
  • Byron D. Amos (incumbent), District 2
  • Matt Westmoreland, District 3**
  • Nancy M. Meister, Vice Chairwoman (incumbent), District 4
  • Steven Lee, District 5
  • Eshé P. Collins, District 6
  • Courtney D. English, Chair (incumbent), At-Large Seat 7, Districts 1 and 2**
  • Cynthia Briscoe Brown, At-Large Seat 8, Districts 3 and 4
  • Jason F. Esteves, At-Large Seat 9, Districts 5 and 6
Phred Huber January 14, 2014 at 10:45 AM
The at-large representatives should also be considered as part of East Atlanta Patch territory, as they represent the entire city.

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