The Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education appointed Oak Park resident Drew Hazelton to fill the seat of Jennifer von Schneidau, who resigned in May when she moved out of the district.
The school board interviewed nine applicants before naming Hazelton.
The 38-year-old father of two said he was thrilled at the opportunity.
“I value public education and I am a product of it, as are my wife and my wife’s family,” he said. “Serving the community is very important to me a...