Doug Saunders, Staff Writer
Posted: 06/21/2012 06:59:19 PM PDT

COLTON – Colton Joint-Unified School District Board of Education President Robert Armenta Jr. resigned Tuesday via an e-mail addressed to the school Superintendent Jerry Almendarez.

The e-mail, dated June 19, said that with sadness he was resigning his seat on the board for reasons that were conveyed to Almendarez.

What those was reasons were Thursday were unclear.

Armenta said that the past 11 years were a rewarding experience.

Armenta was elected to the Board of Education in 2001 and was re-elected in 2005.He would’ve served until his term expired in 2014.

The Colton native received his bachelor’s degree in political science from California State University San Bernardino and earned a master’s in public administration from the University of La Verne.

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