Board of Education

Public Announcement

THE GRANTS CIBOLA COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD WILL HOLD A REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING ON TUESADY, FEBRUARY 20, 2024 AT THE EARL CHAVEZ BOARD ROOM AT 5:30 P.M

THE AGENDA FOR THE MEETING WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE

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.

THE AGENDA FOR THE MEETING WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE

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

NONDISCRIMINATION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

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 County 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.

Francie Lee

Francie Lee, President

District 4

Phone: 505-240-0135

Email: francieanne.lee@gccs.k12.nm.us

Francie Lee is from Albuquerque, where she was born and raised. Francie Lee moved to Grants in 2009 after marrying her husband. She has two sons. One graduated Valedictorian from Grants High School and the other is currently attending school in the District. Francie comes from a family that holds education as the most important thing we can do for our children. Her family has started three schools in New Mexico, and have served on the boards of others. She has been an elementary school teacher, worked in development at two schools, served on several boards, and has the greatest privilege of being a full time mother and wife. All of these have prepared Francie to serve on the Grants Cibola County School Board by allowing her to experience and engage with education on many different fronts.

TWalter Jaramillo

T. Walter Jaramillo, Vice President

District 2

Phone: (505) 290-3177

Email: walter.jaramillo@gccs.k12.nm.us

T. Walter Jaramillo, a lifelong resident of Grants, NM where he was  born and raised, shares his life with his wife Rominita Together they raised four sons, all of whom attended and graduated from Grants/Cibola County Schools. As a grandfather to six grandchildren currently enrolled in the same school district, T. Walter remains deeply connected to the local education system.

With a passion for public service, T. Walter has an extensive record, having served 10 years as a Grants City Councilor and eight years as Cibola County Commissioner, including six years as chairman. Additionally, he played a pivotal role as the Chair of the Grants Mainstreet Project. Noteworthy among the many projects and accomplishments in the city and county is the Red Mesa Wind Farm Project, a venture that gives back to the school district.

T. Walter Jaramillo's commitment extends to the heart of his community, where both immediate and extended family members of his work in the field of education. Now, as he embarks on a new chapter as a member of the Grants/Cibola County School Board, T. Walter is poised to channel his dedication and experience to ensure the delivery of optimal educational opportunities for students and their families in Cibola County.


Ronald Ortiz

Ronald Ortiz, Secretary

District 3

Phone: (505) 290-6001

Email: ronald.ortiz@gccs.k12.nm.us

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.

Dr. Guy Archambeau

Dr. Guy Archambeau, Member

District 5

Phone: (505) 240-2251

Email: guy.archambeau@gccs.k12.nm.us

Dr. Guy Archambeau has been a School Board Member beginning in March of 2015. He received a B.S. in elementary education, a master’s in education administration, and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction. His K-12 professional background includes being a teacher, principal, business manager, and superintendent. He was an administrator in the American Indian Education office of the U.S Department of Education, Washington D.C. He served as associate professor for education administration at New Mexico Highlands University. He has been on various foundations and a college board president in Arizona. He has also appointed to the Board of Education for the Pueblo of Acoma. He resides on the Acoma land in the community of McCarty’s with his wife, Dr. Marilyn Johnson, and son Marty. He has two daughters Renee and Nicole, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is Hopi and Yankton Sioux.

Board Members

Emily Hunt-Dailey

Emily E. Hunt-Dailey, Member

District 1

Phone: (505) 240-5675

Email: emily.dailey@gccs.k12.nm.us

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.

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