FBISD trustee Denetta Williams’ actions embrace referring to the board president as “Hitler,” one other trustee as a “Nazi” and workers members as crooks.
FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas — A number of latest drama associated to college boards has come from the exterior. But a majority of the Fort Bend ISD board of trustees blame colleague Denetta Williams for inciting main disruption.
“Trustee Williams used disparaging language to refer to district staff and trustees, including calling them “garbage, sewage and trash,” stated Trustee Jim Rice throughout this week’s board meeting.
The board voted six-to-one on a decision that publicly denounces Williams’s actions. They haven’t got the energy to take away Williams however called for her resignation.
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She was current and was the just one to vote towards what she called a “witch hunt.”
“I’ve earned my reputation,” said Williams. “I’ve worked hard and given too much too much to all kids.”
Williams advised KHOU 11’s Jason Miles late Wednesday that she has no intention of resigning and denies any wrongdoing.
The board’s choice adopted an out of doors investigation prompted partly by a district worker’s harassment and intimidation claims towards Williams.
Among different issues, it discovered that she violated her oath of office, board insurance policies and the code of ethics.
It additionally discovered that Williams defamed workers, trustees and residents totally on social media.
“Including, for example, referring to the board president as “Hitler,” one other trustee as a “Nazi,” workers members as crooks and residents as “toddler brains” with completely different emojis,” learn Board President Dave Rosenthal from the decision.
Board officers took turns studying from the doc which additionally cites Williams’s failure to take part in a latest superintendent search, different district business and board coaching periods.
“And posting on social media, quote, ‘I believe a visit with the KKK, serial killer or a rapist can be extra appropriate,’ finish quote,” stated Trustee Dr. Shirley Rose-Gilliam.
“Indefensible,” “uncouth” and an “embarrassment to the district” is how the investigator summarized Williams’s communications.
Williams, who was first elected to the board in 2020, stated she’ll have extra to say later in the week.