Kyrene School District, a K-8 district that serves parts of Tempe and four other communities in Maricopa County, AZ has named Rosalie Hirano as the first Ombudsperson. Jan Vesely, the district’s newly-hired superintendent decided to appoint an Ombuds and follow the lead other school districts and government agencies. “The Governing Board and I felt it was important to provide our parents and community members with a dedicated resource for addressing their concerns,” said Vesely.
Hirano has been a Community Relations Officer for Kyrene for the past three years and has a career of political and community organizing. She graduated from Arizona State University. (Wrangler News; LinkedIn.)