San Mateo County, CA —Trustee Joe Ross filed a Notice of Resignation with the San Mateo County Superintendent on January 18, 2023, with his deferred resignation from the San Mateo County Board of Education effective March 16, 2023. The Governing Board determined the vacancy would be filled through a provisional appointment process and on March 16, 2023, the Governing Board provisionally appointed Hugo Torres to fill the vacant seat.

Unless a petition calling for a special election, containing a sufficient number of signatures, is filed in the office of the San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools within 30 days of the date of the provisional appointment, this shall be an effective appointment.

Contacts for More Information

Jennifer Perna
Executive Assistant to the Board of Education

Patricia Love
Executive Director, Strategy and Communications


The San Mateo County Office of Education is committed to ensuring excellence and equity in education by inspiring students, investing in teachers, invigorating leaders, and involving communities.

Published on Thursday, March 23, 2023