ACSA’s 2017-18 year is historic. Assuming the presidency is Lisa Marie Gonzales, assistant superintendent for educational services in Dublin Unified School District, who has been on the Board of Directors for six years. She first served as Region 8 representative in 2010-11, then was elected vice president for legislative action in 2011-12, serving for four years before being elected vice president in 2015-16 and as president-elect in 2016-17. She took office officially on July 1st and ACSA welcomes her leadership. #LadiesWhoLead
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