The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District Board of Trustees has appointed Belia Martinez as trustee. Martinez has previously served as an account manager for Consolidated Freight Way, project manager for Verizon, information recruiter for Source EDP, and real estate agent for Windermere. She also served on school site council committees, parent teacher association boards, and as a parent center coordinator.
Working as a community liaison, Martinez played an important role in the seamless merger of Portola Elementary and Junction Middle School to the combined Junction K-8 School. In addition, she has helped coordinate the Summer Youth Employment Project, through the Tri-Valley Community Foundation, mentoring students to emphasize real-world work expectations and increase awareness of services offered by local community-based organizations. Martinez received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a concentration in Finance at Texas Woman’s University.