Kaufax, Velkoff Elected to Top FCPS Board Spots

fcps logoThe Fairfax County School Board has elected Tamara Derenak Kaufax (Lee District) as chairman and Ted Velkoff (at-large) as vice chair for a one-year term, the school system announced.

Denerak Koufax replaces Ilryong Moon, who has served as chair the last two years.  The chair and vice chair were elected by School Board members and assumed office at the July 10 School Board meeting.

Derenak Kaufax has served on the School Board since January 2012; she served as vice chair in 2013-14 and has served as chair of the School Board’s Public Engagement Committee as well as chair of the Ad Hoc Streamline and Focus Committee in 2013.

Velkoff, who has served on the School Board since January 2012, was chair of the School Board Budget Committee for the FY 2015 budget and vice chair for the FY 2014 budget.  He is a former Chantilly High School PTSA president and treasurer; he also served as PTA treasurer at Rocky Run Middle School and Poplar Tree Elementary School.

Other school board members (who will serve through 2015): Sandy Evans (Mason District), Pat Hynes (Hunter Mill District), Ryan McElveen (at-large), Megan McLaughlin (Braddock District), Ilryong Moon (at-large), Patty Reed (Providence District), Elizabeth Schultz (Springfield District), Kathy Smith (Sully District), Dan Storck (Mount Vernon District), and Janie Strauss (Dranesville District).

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