Victors of May elections sworn into office; trustees select new officers


The three victors in the May Dallas ISD Board of Trustee elections were sworn into office and new officers were elected during the board’s regular meeting on Thursday night.

District 3 Trustee Dan Micciche (Northeast Dallas) and District 9 Trustee Bernadette Nutall (South Dallas) were sworn in to serve new three year terms and Edwin Flores, who previously served from 2005-12 as the trustee for District 1 (North Dallas), took the oath of office again to begin a new term. Flores replaces Elizabeth Jones, who chose not to seek re-election.

Following the swearing in of trustees, new officers were elected. Eric Cowan of District 7 (Oak Cliff) was affirmed by acclimation as Board President, a role he previously held from 2013-2014. Cowan has served on the board since 2010.

Miguel Solis of District 8 (Love Field, West Dallas), was elected first vice president. Lew Blackburn of District 5 (East Oak Cliff, Wilmer-Hutchins) was elected as second vice president and Nancy Bingham of District 4 (Pleasant Grove, Seagoville) was elected board secretary.

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