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Mr. Joseph W. Martinez

President
End Term: 12/4/2024

Mr. Joseph W. Martinez was successfully elected to the Rialto Unified School District Board of Education seat in 2008. He has been reelected three consecutive times, and is currently serving his four year team which expires in 2024. Mr. Martinez, a retired classified employee, who was also a former classified union president, is active with the Kiwanis Club of Rialto. Because of his passion for technology and stem education, he is affectionately known as “Mr. Stem.” He has served in the capacity of President, Vice President, and Clerk for the Board of Education. Mr. Martinez resides with his wife in the City of Rialto.

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Mr. Edgar Montes

Vice President
End Term: 12/2/2022

Mr. Edgar Montes was successfully elected to the Rialto Unified School District Board of Education seat in 2010. He has been reelected three consecutive times, and is currently serving his four year team which expires in 2022. He has served in the capacity of President, Vice President, and Clerk for the Board of Education. Mr. Montes, and his wife, have three children enrolled in the RUSD.

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Mrs. Stephanie E. Lewis

Clerk
End Term: 12/4/2024

Mrs. Stephanie E. Lewis was elected to the RUSD Board of Education in 2020. Mrs. Lewis is a parent and long term resident of the City of Rialto. She is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Mental Health Specialist, and Retired Transportation Commissioner for the City of Rialto. Mrs. Lewis also serves as the High-Risk Infant Follow-up Program Coordinator at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Nurse Consultant for Southern California Easterseals, Child Development Services, and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Phoenix, Graduate School of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program.

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Ms. Dina Walker

Member 
End Term: 12/2/2022

Ms. Dina Walker was successfully elected to the Rialto Unified School District Board of Education seat in 2014. A newcomer on the Board of Education, she has served in the capacity of President, Vice President, and Clerk for the Board of Education. Ms. Walker’s term expires in 2022. Ms. Walker has two daughters, one who is currently enrolled in the RUSD.

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Mrs. Nancy G. O'Kelley

Member
End Term: 12/4/2024

Mrs. Nancy G. O’Kelley was first elected to the RUSD Board of Education in 2012.  A former teacher-turned-administrator in the RUSD for more than three decades, Mrs. O’Kelley has successfully won three terms in public office as a Board trustee. She has held the position of President, Vice President, and Clerk of the Board of Education.  Mrs. O’Kelley is married, a mother of three grown children and grandmother of five. She moved to the City of Rialto in 1990.