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Erica Ippolito biography: 10 things about ex-Oakley Union Elementary School District board member

Erica Marie Tovar Ippolito is a resident of California, United States. Here are 10 more things about her:

  1. She lives in Oakley, Contra Costa County, California. (a)
  2. Aside from Oakley, she has lived in other parts of California including Bay Point, Pittsburgh and Concord. (a)
  3. She and Rick Ippolito own a house in Oakley, which was built in 1961. (b)
  4. She and Rick were the two respondents in a civil case filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County on July 6, 2018. (c)
  5. She is a former member of the Oakley Union Elementary School District (OUESD) board of trustees. (d)
  6. She, Kim Beede and Mark Jordan applied as candidates for board member of the Oakley Union Elementary School District (OUESD) and were unopposed during the election on November 6, 2018. (e)
  7. On December 13, 2018, OUESD superintendent Greg Hetrick swore her, Beede and Jordan in as OUESD board members. Jordan passed away on September 12, 2019 and was replaced by Richie Masadas on November 6, 2021. (f) (g)
  8. On February 7, 2019, she and Beede visited Laurel Elementary School in Oakley. (h)
  9. On February 17, 2021, she had a Zoom meeting with Beede, Masadas and then OUESD board of trustees president Lisa Brizendine. While waiting for the meeting to officially start, they discussed parents’ letters and social media posts about reopening schools amid the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. She said, “You know, they forget that there’s real people on the other side of those letters that they’re writing. We’re real community members. We have kids or have known kids that have gone to these schools. We have had a vested interest in this process and they don’t know what we do behind the scenes and it’s really unfortunate that they want to pick on us because they want their babysitters back.” (d)
  10. She, Beede, Masadas and Brizendine resigned their positions as OUESD members. In a joint statement released on February 19, 2021, she, Beede and Masadas said they “deeply regret the comments that were made in the meeting” and their resignations “will allow the District to move forward.” She was 43 years old when she resigned. (i)



5 replies »

  1. Has Kim Beede ever held done a job? It seems she was pregnant every time the sun came up.

    I guess volunteering was her job. Oh yea raising her kids was her job. Yes I forgot!


  2. @Erica Marie Tovar Ippolito – What an impressive professional career you’ve had!

    Your biggest accomplishment is the house your husband purchased!


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