The Board of Education on Thursday, Jan. 30 appointed Gary Hardie Jr., an alumnus of Lynwood Unified schools, as the newest member of the governing body. Hardie fills a vacancy created by the election of former member Jose Luis Solache, who was elected to the Lynwood City Council. Contact: Maritza Fairfield, 909-445-1001 (office) or 909-816-7722 (cell)