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Kim Beede biography: 13 things about ex-Oakley Union Elementary School District board member

Kimberly Jeanette Mast Beede

Kimberly Jeanette Mast Beede

Kimberly Jeanette “Kim” Mast Beede is a white woman from California, United States. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. She is married to Frank Beede, a history teacher at Freedom High School in Oakley, Contra Costa County, California. In 1987, she gave birth to her eldest son Justin Mast. (a)
  2. She has been a resident of Oakley since 1988. Aside from Oakley, she has lived in other parts of California including San Ramon, Antioch and Brentwood. (a) (b)
  3. She previously lived in Kirkland, Washington, USA. (b)
  4. In 1989, she gave birth to her second son Travis Mast. (a)
  5. From 1992 to 1999, she volunteered at Vintage Parkway School in Oakley, where his sons Justin and Travis attended. (a)
  6. In 2000, she gave birth to her third child Frankie Beede. (a)
  7. In 2001, she gave birth to her fourth child Kendall Beede. (a)
  8. From 2006 to 2013, she volunteered at Gehringer Elementary School in Oakley, where her children Frankie and Kendall attended. (a)
  9. In 2011, she became a Parents-Teachers Association (PTA) board member.
  10. In November 2014, she was one of the three elected board members of the Oakley Union Elementary School District (OUESD). She ranked third with 23 percent of the vote behind Gloria Lott and Mark Jordan, who received 27 percent and 26 percent, respectively. Art Fernandez was ousted after finishing fourth with 20 percent. (c)
  11. She, Erica Ippolito and Mark Jordan applied as candidates for board member of the OUESD and were unopposed during the election on November 6, 2018. Jordan passed away on September 12, 2019 and was replaced by Richie Masadas on November 6, 2021. (d) (e)
  12. On February 17, 2021, she had a Zoom meeting with Ippolito, Masadas and then OUESD board of trustees president Lisa Brizendine. “Are we alone?” She asked while waiting for the meeting to officially start. Thinking it was just the four of them in the meeting, she defended herself against a parent who chided her on social media for going to a party during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic after declaring it was not safe to return to school. She said, “B—-, if you’re going to call me out, I’m going to f— you up. Sorry, that’s just me!” The other board members chuckled. Later on, she realized their meeting was open to the public. (f)
  13. She, Ippolito, Masadas and Brizendine resigned their positions as members of the OUESD board. In a joint statement released on February 19, 2021, she, Ippolito and Masadas said they “deeply regret the comments” that were made in their meeting on February 17, 2021 and their resignations “will allow the District to move forward.” She was 55 years old when she resigned. (f)

 

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