Clovis Municipal Schools Announces New Superintendent

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 05/28 2014 12:40PM

Updated 05/28 2014 12:42PM

CLOVIS -- Clovis Municipal Schools’ Board of Education announced Jody Balch as the next Superintendent of Schools. 

Members of the Board selected Mr. Balch after interviewing four other candidates.

Jody has served as the Deputy Superintendent of Operations since February 2012 and Director of Operations from July 2011 to February 2012.

Prior to his position as Director of Operations, Mr. Balch was the principal at Bovina High School in Bovina, Texas.  Additionally, Mr. Balch served as principal at Yucca Middle School and Clovis High School prior to retiring in 2009 with 30 years of dedicated service to the children of Clovis.

Effective today, May 28, through June 30, Mr. Balch will serve as the Acting Superintendent.

His new position as Superintendent of Schools will officially begin on July 1. Mr. Balch replaces Terry Myers who resigned.  Mr. Balch is a native of Clovis where he and his family reside.

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