The Morenci Board of Education has a new president following the annual organization meeting Thursday.Scott Merillat and Dwight Mansfield were nominated for the office and Merillat polled the most votes. Past president Carrie Dillon chose not to seek another term.
Dillon and Gary Ries were nominated to serve as vice president and Dillon was chosen.
Cyndee Sanders was the only nominee for secretary and Ries was the only nominee for treasurer.
Committee appointments are Sanders and Dillon, curriculum; Ries and Phil McCaskey, building and site; Ries and Mansfield, finance; and Ivy Hutchison and McCaskey, personnel.
The board will continue to schedule regular meetings at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of the month in the middle school library. Three scheduled exceptions are Sept. 14, 2009, Jan. 11, 2010 and April 1, 2010.