Board service was Taylor made for teacher

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Ojai Valley News photo by Andra Belknap
Linda Taylor, surrounded by her own artwork, works on a new piece.
Andra Belknap, Ojai Valley News reporter
Linda Taylor said farewell to her School Board colleagues Dec. 6, after completing three terms — 12 years — of service.
Taylor, who spent 19 years as a Nordhoff High School art teacher, was the only Ojai Unified School District (OUSD) Board member with teaching experience during her 12-year tenure.
That was precisely why she decided to run for a Board seat in 2004.
“My basic philosophy is, you do what you can,” she said. Taylor retired from her post at Nordhoff in June 2004 and was elected to the Board that November.

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