Luke Ontiveros named new SMBSD superintendent
Santa Maria native Luke Ontiveros has been selected by the Board of Education as the new superintendent for the district. The board announced its decision at the April 13 school board meeting. The announcement was the culmination of months of seeking district and community input, interviews of the top candidates, and a visit by key district leaders to Mr. Ontiveros’ current district, Snowline Joint Unified School District. The board introduced and welcomed Mr. Ontiveros at the start of the board meeting.