WHITTIER – Río Hondo College’s Board of Trustees will host an Oath of Office Ceremony for newly elected Trustee Kristal Orozco and re-elected Trustee Vicky Santana.

Orozco, an educator, serves Trustee Area 4, which spans Los Nietos, Santa Fe Springs, South Whittier and North Norwalk. She succeeds Trustee Gary Mendez. Santana represents Trustee Area 2, which includes Pico Rivera and West Whittier. She will be serving her third term.

WHEN: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16

WHERE: Zoom meeting (ID: 634 128 8934)

DETAILS: Santana, who was first elected in 2011, works as a human resources manager for the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation. Orozco has taught at several schools in Montebello Unified School District.

During a Special Board Meeting following the ceremony, the Board of Trustees will hold their new Annual Election of Board Officers to serve until December 2021.