Board of Education
THE GRANTS/CIBOLA COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD WILL HOLD AN ELECTRONIC SCHOOL BOARD MEETING ON TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021, AT 5:30 PM VIA THE ZOOM MEETING LINK: TBA; PASSWORD: gccs
PLEASE JOIN USING YOUR FULL FIRST AND LAST NAME - otherwise you may not be permitted in. This is done for security purposes.
THE AGENDA FOR THE MEETING WILL BE AVAILABLE HERE ON FRIDAY, JULY 16, 2021, AFTER 2:00 PM.
FOR INFORMATION CALL (505) 285-2603.
If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, please contact the Superintendent’s Office at (505) 285-2603 at least one week prior to the meeting, preferably as soon as possible. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact the Superintendent’s Office at (505) 285-2603 if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.
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Grants/Cibola County Board of Education
The Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, and disability. This policy will prevail in all matters concerning staff members, students, the public, educational programs and services, and individuals with whom the Board does business.
No Discriminación/Oportunidad Egual
Las escuelas del condado de Grants y el Cuerpo de Educación (Grants/Cibola Schools) están dedicados a una politica de no di scriminar en relación a raza, color, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, edad, origen nacional y discapacidad. Esta politica prevalecera en todos modos tocante los empleados, estudiantes, el publico, programas y servicios educa cionales y individuos con quien el Cuerpo de Educación realiza negocios.
Nátooh Sik’a’í olta’íjí dóó olt’á bítsineeshjíí éí bee hazáa’nii niikai. T’áá háshį́ į́ ’ t’áá ał‘ąąn dine’é nilį́ įgo, éí doodágo bee oodla’, bits’íí yee á’óh’go ádáát’é’ígíí dóó bináhai’ígíí t’áá haishíí olt’á bítsineeshjí naanish ííłehígíí éí di bee hazáa’nígíí bikégo da’íínííshdo dóó da’ olt’ádo.
Ronald Ortiz is a former Mayor of Grants, a member of the Cibola General Hospital board. Mr. Ortiz is also a lifelong resident of Grants and a local business man.
Richard Jones has been a School Board Member beginning in 2011. He was born and raised in Grants. He graduated from Grants High School in 1989 and attended Snow College in Ephraim, Utah. He also attended New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico majoring in Business.
Richard has been married for nineteen years to Jacqueline and they have four children. One is attending school in Grants/Cibola County Schools and two are attending college. Jackie is the GEAR UP Coordinator at Los Alamitos and Grants High School.
Richard is the owner of Enchantment Productions and and announcer for the Professional Bull Riders.
Dion Sandoval has the longest tenure of any current School Board Member beginning his service in 2001. He has served as President and Secretary-Treasurer of the New Mexico School Boards Association. Dion also serves as the NMSBA Representative on the NMAA Board of Directors.
Dion Sandoval has served on the board for 19 years and represents the District 2 covering the San Rafael area. Dion is in his fifth term of office lasting from February 2017 - February 2021.
Dr. Guy Archambeau has been a School Board Member beginning in March of 2015. Dr. Archambeau has been a teacher, administrator, principal and now board member for GCCS. He has also served on the Board of Education for the Pueblo of Acoma.
After retiring as teacher for Laguna/Acoma Junior Senior High School, Ms. Emily Hunt-Dailey was elected to the School Board in 2013. Emily Hunt-Dailey is a graduate of Laguna-Acoma Jr./Sr. High School and fondly remembers the days of climbing the “HILL” to paint the L-A, cheering on the Hawks, Falcons, and J-Hawks.
Emily Hunt-Dailey graduated from NMSU with a BBA; from the College of Santa Fe with a B.S. in Secondary Education; and from the University of Illinois with a Master of Education. In 1998, she was elected as the POL’s Tribal Secretary and served two years. In 2007, she was the recipient of the Linda K. Estes Giraffe Award and received one of the Governor’s Awards for Outstanding New Mexico Women.
Emily Hunt-Dailey has devoted herself to the educational success of her students, and strives to provide them every opportunity to succeed. Her years at Laguna-Acoma have been among her most memorable moments along with time spent with her children, grandchildren, great-grandson and husband, Lloyd.