At the Dec. 19, 2018, Lakewood School Board meeting Jeremy Toponce was sworn into office replacing Oscar Escalante representing Lakewood School Director District #1. Mr. Escalante resigned his Board position effective Oct. 10, 2018. Mr. Toponce was selected from a field of two highly qualified applicants. He will serve on the board until the next regularly scheduled school board election that will be held during November of 2019.
Toponce has lived in the community with his wife Alysa for the past ten years. He is a local retailer and wife Alysa is a Para educator with Lakewood School District. They have three children, George a graduate from Lakewood High in 2018, Mason a junior, and Maryjane a sophomore.
He has been an active supporter of the Lakewood School District and the district is delighted to welcome him into his new role as a board member.