CHINO VALLEY, AZ- The Chino Valley Unified School District is saddened to announce that Governing Board member Sherry Brown passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020
According to her husband, David, she died peacefully due to heart issues that were not COVID related.
Brown had served on the CVUSD board since 2011, when she was appointed to fill the vacancy left by the death of longtime board member Bob Kaecker. Her current term was scheduled to end on December 31, 2020. She had not sought reelection for the 2021-2024 term.
Brown, a longtime educator with a focus on special education, had retired from the classroom in 2006.
In addition to her service to the community through the CVUSD board, Brown has also spent countless hours volunteering with local organizations including the Chino Valley Food Bank, Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters, and the Chino Valley Public Library.
The next monthly CVUSD Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 11, 2021, where newly elected board members Peter Atonna and Mike Fogel will join current board members Penny Hubble, Cyndi Thomas, and Annie Mortensen. Mortensen, who was reelected for the 2021-2024 term, along with Vogel and Atonna were sworn in for their upcoming terms at the boards most recent meeting on December 1, 2020.