The Portsmouth School Committee unanimously elected member David Croston to serve as its new chairman on Tuesday night.
The committee also unanimously elected newcomer Terri-Denise Cortvriend as the vice chairwoman, according to meeting highlights. Thomas Vadney was elected to serve as clerk.
Croston welcomed the school committee's newest members: Emily A. Copeland, Cortvriend, Andrew V. Kelly and John L. Wojichowski. All of the new members are Democrats.
All of the members were voted into office during this past General Election.
The school committee also accepted the resignation of Robert Ettinger, principal for Hathaway Elementary School. The school department recently posted an advertisement for this position.
To see more from the meeting's highlights, click here.