Jul 10 2018

Nina Boyd and Mario Aguirre Join Orange County Business Council Board of Directors

IRVINE, CA – July 10, 2018 – Orange County Business Council today announced the election of Nina Boyd and Mario A. Aguirre to the organization’s Board of Directors.

Boyd is Associate Superintendent of Community and Student Support Services for the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE). She is replacing Dr. Al Mijares, OCDE superintendent of schools. Mijares resigned from the OCBC board due to scheduling conflicts.

Aguirre is director of gas distribution projects, planning and work management for Southern California Gas Company. He replaces Roger Schwecke of Southern California Gas Company/SDG&E, who has assumed new responsibilities with the company and has resigned from the OCBC board.

“Nina and Mario are wonderful additions to the board and we’re very much looking forward to their leadership and contributions,” said Lucy Dunn, OCBC president and CEO. “OCBC is very proud that the Orange County Department of Education and Southern California Gas Company are continuing their partnership with OCBC in advancing the organization’s objectives as the voice of business in Orange County.”

Boyd’s career in education spans 37 years in the Santa Ana Unified School District and OCDE, with expertise in accounting, finance, purchasing and administration. She is immediate past president of the California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO) and is a member of that organization’s board of directors. Boyd has been honored with the James L. Murdoch Lifetime Achievement Award, the Orange County Delta Sigma Theta Impact Award and was a Woman of Distinction Honoree at the 2017 Orange County Martin Luther King Day Celebration.

As director of Southern California Gas Company’s gas distribution projects, Aguirre is responsible for planning and engineering the entire 100,000-mile SoCalGas distribution pipeline system. He’s also responsible for several distribution pipeline projects and manages more than 2,000 distribution field employees and contractors. From 2010 through 2016, he managed the installation of 6 million advanced meters across the SoCalGas system.

About OCBC:
Orange County Business Council is the leading voice of business in Orange County, California. OCBC represents and promotes the business community, working with government and academia, to enhance Orange County’s economic development and prosperity in order to preserve a high quality of life. OCBC serves member and investor businesses with nearly 250,000 employees and 2,000,000 worldwide. In providing a proactive forum for business and supporting organizations, OCBC helps assure the financial growth of America’s sixth largest county. For more information, visit www.ocbc.org

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