Qandamp;A with new Tahoe Truckee school board member Patricia Gibbons-Johnson | SierraSun.com

Qandamp;A with new Tahoe Truckee school board member Patricia Gibbons-Johnson

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Jason Shueh/Sierra SunPat Gibbons Johnson is sworn in by Tahoe Truckee Unified School; District Board of Trustees President Kristy Olk at the end of Wednesday's special session at the Truckee High School Library.
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TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; After some tough interview questions Wednesday night at a special meeting, the school board appointed former trustee Patricia Gibbonsandamp;#8211;Johnson as interim area 1 trustee.Gibbonsandamp;#8211;Johnson sat on the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District board from 1999-2006. The area 1 seat andamp;#8212; which covers areas of Tahoe Donner, Truckee, Soda Springs and Serene Lakes andamp;#8212; is among three up for re-election in November.Johnson was a reading specialist, counselor and teacher from 1973andamp;#8211;1982 at Hayward Unified School District before working in elementary district software sales and entering the computer software business full time.The Sierra Sun sat down with Gibbons-Johnson after her appointment to ask her about the new position and how she plans to fill her new role.For coverage of Wednesday’s special meeting and the questions asked of Gibbonsandamp;#8211;Johnson and the other candidate, Robert Jamison, read the Cover It Live recap below.