I learned about the passing last week of Alice Condee Stelle and of Joanne “Jody” White five months earlier.
On the backs of these two dedicated and determined women was built the Las Virgenes Unified School District.
Their loss is irreplaceable.
I was one of the few fortunate people who served with them on the LVUSD Board of Education. Elected in 1975 at the age of 20, my time with them was limited to my four-year term.
They had been elected in the late 1950s and remained in office until 1981 (...