Parham named Irvine school board president

The Irvine Unified School District school board has named Michael Parham to a one-year term as president, according to a news release.

Parham, who served as president in 2007, was unanimously chosen by the board at the Dec. 6 meeting. Carolyn McInerney was given a one-year term as clerk.

Parham's background is in corporate and financial markets. He is an advocate of cost-effective and sustainable energy sources. He assisted in bringing solar power and energy-generating fuel cells to 13 Irvine schools and two supporting facilities, according to the release.

— Sarah Peters

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