Anita Perez, a longtime member of the Hacienda
La Puente Unified School District school board, announced Thursday she
is stepping down from her post in the middle of her term. Her last day on the school board will be June2.
Perez, 74, is also retiring from her teaching job at the East San
Gabriel Valley Regional Occupation Program, where’s she’s taught
marketing and retail sales for 13 years.
Perez said she may work as a freelance consultant for the ROP. But
she decided she must step down from the HLPUSD board simultaneously so
she could receive her maximum pension from the California State
Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Perez has served on the board for 19 years.
Read more in Steve Scauzillo’s story PEREZ.