The (BRSSD) appointed Dr. Suzanne Roy and Nellie Hungerford as interim co-superintendents to replace outgoing Superintendent Dr. Emerita Orta-Camilleri. Roy and Hungerford previously served as assistant superintendents for the district.
“We are pleased that Dr. Roy and Mrs. Hungerford will guide the district over the next year,” said Brian Matthews, President of the district’s Board of Trustees, in a statement. “In the coming months, the board will establish a search process to find a permanent superintendent to build on the district’s successes and prepare our students for 21st Century learning.”
Roy served as a superintendent in Sonoma County prior to joining BRSSD in 2011, according to the announcement. Hungerford has overseen the district's finances and school construction projects, and has been with the district since 2006.
The announcement also acknowledged the accomplishments of Orta-Camilleri during her time at BRSSD, in particular her oversight of bond measures and a parcel tax, as well as the second elementary school in Redwood Shores.
The in November. She was at Stockton Unified School District and offered a contract in for that job. The Stockton Unified School Board then voted 4-3 to end negotiations with her in April, according to Recordnet.com. Stockton subsequently appointed Steve Lowder as their new superintendent.