Our Governing Board

Our governing board and district administration are dedicated to the education of our children. They value your input into the decision-making process. We encourage your attendance at our regularly scheduled board meetings whenever possible. New this year, Riverside Elementary School District No. 2 adopts paperless meeting technology for the new school year. We invite you to read this press release for the full story.

Regularly Scheduled Meetings

The Riverside Elementary School District No. 2 District Administration and Governing Board will hold all their regular board meetings the third Thursday of every month commencing at 5:00 p.m. for the 2021–2022 school year. The governing board regular meetings will be in the R2 district board room located at 1414 S. 51st Avenue. We will post regular board meeting notices and agendas 24 hours in advance of the regular board meetings. The regular board meeting notices and agendas will be posted inside the enclosed R2 public notice bulletin board located next to the Riverside Traditional School administrative office and adjacent to the district office on the southeast corner facing 51st Avenue. Additionally, we will post regular board meeting notices of time, date, and location of the regular board meeting on this website. If you need further clarification and assistance, please contact the district office at (602) 477-8900.

Parents - Please note that any board policy is available for oral translation. There is always a translator available at our board meetings.

Padres - Por favor note que cualquier póliza de la mesa directiva está disponible para traducción. Siempre hay un traductor disponible en nuestras juntas de la mesa directiva.

2022–2023 Regular and Special Board Meeting Dates

  • July 14, 2022 - Special Board Meeting
  • August 18, 2022 - Regular Board Meeting
  • September 15, 2022 - Regular Board Meeting
  • October 13, 2022 - Special Board Meeting
  • November 17, 2022 - Regular Board Meeting
  • December 15, 2022 - Regular Board Meeting
  • January 19, 2023 - Regular Board Meeting
  • February 16, 2023 - Regular Board Meeting
  • March 16, 2023 - Regular Board Meeting
  • April 20, 2023 - Regular Board Meeting
  • May 11, 2023 - Special Board Meeting
  • June 15, 2023 - Regular Board Meeting

    Special Board Meetings

    The Riverside Elementary School District No. 2 District Administration and Governing Board will hold all their special board meetings as needed. The governing board special meetings will be held in the R2 district board room located at 1414 S. 51st Avenue. We will post special board meeting notices and agendas 24 hours in advance of the special board meetings. The special board meeting notices and agendas will be posted inside the enclosed R2 public notice bulletin board located next to the Riverside Traditional School Administrative Office and adjacent to the district office on the southeast corner facing 51st Avenue. Additionally, we will post special board meeting notices of time, date, and location of the special board meeting on this website. If you need further clarification and assistance, please contact the district office at (602) 477-8900.

    Board Members

    Dr. Joyce Luckie, Board President
    Dr. Joyce Luckie was elected to her first four-year term on November 8, 2010, after being appointed to the board in February 2009 by the county superintendent of schools, Dr. Don Covey, to fill a vacant seat. She is currently serving as president of the board. 

    She has taught in a pre-school, K–12, and substitute teacher capacity since 1993 in various subjects across the United States. She has a doctorate degree in educational leadership from Argosy University, a master’s degree in organizational management from the University of Phoenix, a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Chicago State University, and an associate’s degree in real estate from San Diego City College.

    She has business experience as a realtor, commercial and residential property management, corporate trainer, human resource director, and as a small business owner. She is currently an educator and dedicates her life to making a difference one student at a time.

    Mr. Martin Martinez, Member

    County superintendent of schools, Dr. Don Covey, appointed Mr. Martin Martinez in January 2015, as he ran unopposed in this election cycle. Mr. Martinez was born in Laredo, Texas, and moved with his family to Phoenix at a young age. He has lived in Phoenix, Arizona, for the past 14 years. Mr. Martinez has served the community in many ways, one of them being a coach for youth soccer for eight years.

    Mr. Martinez is self-employed and owns two businesses. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his daughter. His daughter currently attends school in the Riverside District. Mr. Martinez received the award as R2’s Volunteer of the Year for the 2013-2014 school year. 

    Mr. Martinez is happy to be a part of the governing board and looks forward to working side by side along with other board members to achieve the best results for our students. He believes students will successfully achieve their goals if they are properly equipped during their school years with a Riverside School District education. He strongly believes in inspiring lifelong learning to advance knowledge and strengthen our communities.