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310.450.8338, ext. 279                                      08 DEC 2008



SMMUSD Personnel Commission Appoints New Chair – Mrs. Pam Brady


At the December 2, 2008, regular Personnel Commission meeting, Mrs. Pam Brady was elected as the new chair of the Personnel Commission for the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.


Mrs. Brady has served as a Personnel Commissioner for six years, and she has been an active proponent of the merit system. 


Being a respected and proven educational advocate with extensive experience, she was elected in 1990 to the District Board of Education serving twelve years as a Board member.  Mrs. Brady is currently serving as the president of the California State PTA.  She was installed as the PTA President by Mr. Jack O’Connell, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, at the Annual PTA Convention in 2007.  Also, Mrs. Brady works as a Community Mobilization Manager for the American Cancer Society.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.  Mrs. Brady was recognized as Woman of the Year by the YMCA and the California State Assembly.  She has been a longtime resident of Malibu.


Mrs. Brady expressed her desire to deepen collaborative relationships with the community, the District, the Board of Education, and SEIU in order to maintain excellence in education in our schools and access and opportunity for all our students and employees.






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