Cartwright, a retired elementary school teacher, was elected to the board in 2018. Board members also voted to have Debbie Justeson continue serving as vice president, while Elena Adams will again serve as clerk of the board.
At its December 13 meeting, dates were also set for the 2020 board meetings. Meetings will alternate between Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges and will be held at 5 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month between January and June 2020, and on the second Tuesday of the month from July to December 2020. The exceptions will be May, when the meeting will be held on May 21; July, when no meeting will be held; and December, when the meeting will be held December 15.
The district’s two colleges, Grossmont College in El Cajon and Cuyamaca College in Rancho San Diego, together serve almost 30,000 students. More than 5,700 degrees and certificates were awarded to nearly 2,700 graduates of the colleges last June, a new record for the East County district.