FUESD board member retires
Last updated 8/27/2020 at 5:37am
Longtime Fallbrook Union Elementary School District governing board member Patty de Jong announced she is stepping down from her position after more than 24 years.
“I turned 65 this year, which is the age at which a lot of people retire, and I cannot retire from my regular job – I don’t want to. But I can retire from this job,” De Jong said. “My dad always told me, ‘You’ll know when you’ve had enough.’ I’ve had enough. So effective tonight, I am resigning, or the word I prefer, retiring from this position.”
De Jong runs a tax accounting business outside of her positio...