Thomaysa Glover, a Gold River resident, has been named trustee for Area 5 of the Sacramento County Board of Education, filling the seat vacated when trustee Penny Schwinn resigned July 3.
The board named Glover on Tuesday to a provisional appointment. She will remain in the post until the next regularly scheduled board election in June 2014 unless a petition seeking a special election is filed with the county by Sept. 19.
Glover is a former trustee for the San Juan Unified School District. She served as a regional director for the California School Boards Association and is president of the Sacramento chapter of Links Inc., a nonprofit volunteer group.
She has a bachelor's degree in business management from Hampton University in Virginia, according to the board.
Area 5 represents the communities of Alder Creek, Bridge House, Folsom, Gold River, Mather, Mills, Natoma, Nimbus, Rancho Cordova, Rancho Murieta, Rosemont, Sloughhouse, Walsh Station and a portion of Vineyard.