Governing Board

Our school board includes elected community members who volunteer their time for the benefit of CVIT and the students who attend our schools. They assist in planning, budgeting, and implementing school programs and help ensure fiscal responsibility.

Please Join Us

Please join us at our regular board meetings generally held on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. The location varies from month to month, so please see our calendar for the exact date and location.

We value the input of our community and invite you to provide your comments regarding the items open for review. Please provide us with your comments so we can take all viewpoints into consideration prior to making a decision.

Meet Our Governing Board Members

Franceen Gregovich-Benton
Chairman
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About Franceen Gregovich-Benton

Franceen Gregovich-Benton has been a dedicated board member since the inception of CVIT and has served on the CVIT board with distinction since 2001. Mrs. Gregovich-Benton was intensely involved in a formation of the district and is actively involved in the Globe-Miami community through the following organizations, some for which she held leadership roles on multiple occasions: Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce, Tri-City Fire District, Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center Foundation, Arizona Slavic Board, American Cancer Society, March of Dimes, Easter Seals Foundation, and the High Desert Humane Society. Mrs. Gregovich-Benton actively promotes CVIT in public and has the good of children at heart. She was a recipient of the Arizona School Board Association 2017 All Arizona Board Member Award.
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Mike Fane
Vice Chairman
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About Mike Fane

Mike Fane received an election to serve on the CVIT board in 2012 and has served with distinction since. Mr. Fane has been involved in the Globe-Miami community as a member of the Globe Elks Lodge, the Globe Lions Club, the Northern Arizona Law Enforcement Association, the Arizona Interscholastic Association, the Arizona School Board Association, the Arizona Police Association, and the National Association for Latino Elected Officials. Mike is actively involved in student organizations, encouraging and supporting students in yearly national competitions.
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Anna Flores
Member
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About Anna Flores

Anna Flores received an appointment to serve on the CVIT board in 2017 when CVIT added Ray High School as a member school in the 2017 elections. She is a Ray High School graduate and has a passion for education. Mrs. Flores holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from Northern Arizona University and has been professionally involved in education for 23 years. She is a lifelong resident of Kearny and has raised her children in the community. Mrs. Flores was personally involved in CTE student organizations, especially DECA. Helping students learn and teaching them the skills they need to succeed in life is Anna's personal goal.
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Yvonne Lees
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About Yvonne Lees

Yvonne Lees was born to the San Carlos Apache Tribe but grew up in Illinois. She graduated from Black Hawk College, Moline, Illinois, with an AA in music and an ADN in nursing. She went on to the University of Illinois at Chicago and graduated with a BSN degree, receiving the Most Outstanding Alumni Award in 2002. Yvonne continued her education at The University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois, and graduated with an MSHA degree, receiving the Most Outstanding Alumni Award in 2004. Yvonne Lees is currently a PhD candidate, with a specialty in epidemiology, at Capella University. She expects to graduate in 2019. While in Illinois, Mrs. Lees was actively involved in community and church organizations with a focus on music. She moved to the San Carlos Apache Reservation, where she served as a registered nurse for over 20 years and continued as a nurse executive for Indian Health Services (IHS). Mrs. Lees served on the Committee for Nurses Aid Education for the Arizona State Board of Nursing and served as chairperson of the IHS National Council of Nurse Administrators. Presently, Mrs. Lees holds the position of director of Arizona Long Term Service. Yvonne Lees serves on the following committees: SCAT Relending, 2007 to present, chair 2018; SCAHC Board, 2014 to 2016; Southern Gila County Education Committee, 2005 to 2007; Health Care for the Elderly, 2005 to 2007; and Economic Development with Shirley Dawson, 2005 to 2006. She has served is a distinguished board member of CVIT since 2007.
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Maria Muñoz
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About Maria Muñoz

Maria Muñoz was born and raised in Hayden, Arizona, and has a unique understanding of the challenges and struggles local students face. She serves her community with distinction as a vice-mayor of Hayden and treasurer of the Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition. Ms. Muñoz's passion is to promote education among our young generation and to help guide them in achieving their educational goals. Ms. Muñoz has served CVIT since 2017.
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Louie Rabago
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About Louie Rabago

Louie Rabago is a lifelong resident of Superior and has been a CVIT board member since 2016. Mr. Rabago serves on the Superior Hall of Fame Board, the Copper Corridor Coalition, and the Public Service Fire and Police Board of Superior. Louie is passionate about serving young people and changing their lives for the better. He spent 39 years refereeing for the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA). Mr. Rabago is actively involved in student organizations, encouraging and supporting students in yearly national competitions.
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