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GESD Director of Transportation Appointed to Arizona Association of School Business Board of Directors

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  • Adriana Alvarado Parsons   |   Glendale Elementary School District

Christian Miranda, Appointed To Arizona Association Of School Business Officials Board Of Directors

Glendale, Ariz. – Glendale Elementary School District (GESD) Director of Transportation Christian Miranda was appointed to the Arizona Association of School Business Officials (AASBO) Board of Directors.

AASBO provides professional development opportunities and advocacy for school district finance, food and nutrition, technology, maintenance and facilities, transportation, and other educational support professionals. Mr. Miranda joins GESD Accounting Budget Supervisor Courtney Piña, who also serves on the AASBO Board as the Director of Educational Programs. 

“Chrisitan Miranda brings a skilled professional background and strong personal values to enrich the work of AASBO and enhance school business practices to support public education,” said Mike Barragan, GESD Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Auxiliary Services. “We are honored to have Christian as a dedicated leader in GESD and AASBO.”

Mr. Miranda is beginning his third year as GESD Transportation Director. Prior to GESD, he served for 13 years in Transportation and Logistics with United Parcel Service and spent time in the classroom as a high school teacher at Sunnyside High School in Tucson. Mr. Miranda received a bachelor’s degree in Health Physical Education and Recreation with a minor in Natural Sciences. He is the proud father of a teenage daughter.

For more information about the AASBO Board of Directors, visit

About Glendale Elementary School District No. 40 

The Glendale Elementary School District (GESD) provides educational services to close to 10,500 students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade in 18 schools and one alternative program. The district’s 1,500 employees are focused on meeting the needs of a diverse student body. Visit or follow GESD on social media at @GESD40 for more information.