Co-presidents of the Burbank Teachers’ Assn.
Co-presidents of the Burbank Teachers’ Assn. ... worked tirelessly
with membership to help defeat incumbent school board members Elena
Hubbell, Mike McDonald and Richard Raad ... Allender said it was the
first time in many years that BTA has been so actively involved in a
school board election ... Abasta and Allender are the official
spokespeople for the BTA ... the pair have appeared at every school
board meeting to plead with the board to keep budget cuts away from
classrooms ... have served two years as co-presidents ... recently
elected for another two-year term ... preside at board of director’s
meetings ... appoint union’s negotiation team representative to board
of directors ... Abasta is a Burbank High School English teacher ...
Allender teaches fifth grade at Miller Elementary School.