By Ian Hanigan
The Irvine Unified Council PTA is hosting an upcoming forum for the trio of school board candidates on the ballot in next month’s special election.
The session, which is open to the public, is set to kick off at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13 at the District Office, located at 5050 Barranca Parkway. It will also be aired on IUSD’s cable station for local Cox subscribers (Channel 39) and AT&T U-verse customers (through the government and public television menu).
Three hopefuls are vying to fill the board vacancy in the June 3 special election, which was triggered after petitioners successfully challenged the appointment process. The candidates are Carolyn Inmon, a retired teacher; Bob Vu, an educator, scientist and entrepreneur; and Ira Glasky, an attorney.
As in previous forums, each participant will have an opportunity to make a statement and answer uniform questions from an objective moderator from the League of Women Voters. There will also be a limited amount of time for questions from attendees, who will get an additional chance to speak one-on-one with the candidates after the program.
The Irvine Unified Council PTA, which comprises nearly 13,000 members from 33 individual PTA units, has traditionally invited school board candidates …read more
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