The Walnut Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved the hiring of Jeanette Ullrich for the position of Assistant Superintendent of Business Services during the meeting held December 5.
The position became vacant with the retirement of JackLeBrun in June 2012.
In August, the Board approved Colleen Patterson to serve in the interim as the District searched for a permanent replacement.
Jeanette Ullrich brings over 23 years of experience in School Business Administration to her new post.
“I am truly honored to have been selected to lead Walnut Valley in this capacity, and am excited at the opportunity to serve the District and its students in the continued pursuit of educational excellence,” Ullrich said.
She served as the Chief Business Official in the Huntington Beach Union High School District since 2007. Prior to that she was the district’s Director of Fiscal Services from 2002-2007. Ullrich also served as Director of Fiscal Services in the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District from 1995-2002.
“We are happy to welcome Jeanette Ullrich to Walnut Valley and look forward to the excellent qualifications and expertise she brings as we deal with the ongoing budget challenges,” said Superintendent Dean Conklin.
Ullrich officially began duties in Walnut Valley on Monday.
--Walnut Valley Unified School District