Murrieta Valley USD appoints Cooper for Trustee Area 1

Dr. Takesha Cooper, physician and health sciences clinical associate professor for the University of California Riverside School of Medicine, is the newly appointed trustee for the Murrieta Valley Unified School District Board of Education Trustee Area 1 until November 2022, replacing Oscar Rivas. Valley News/Courtesy photo
MURRIETA – Murrieta Valley Unified School District’s Governing Board of Education appointed Dr. Takesha Cooper to serve as trustee, filling the vacancy created when Oscar Rivas announced his resignation effective Monday, Nov. 22. Cooper’s term will expire in November 2022. At that time, Cooper can seek election for a four-year term.“I am incredibly honored and humbled by this appointment, especially when you consider the excellent quality of applicants,” Cooper said, following her appointment. “I am excited to serve the students and staff of the MVUSD community.“I have great respect for our public school system having spent my entire K-12 education in Riverside County public schools. I look forward to continuing my support for public education as an employee of the U
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