Avila, who represents west Salem on the Salem-Keizer School Board, said in a statement Thursday that he wants to prioritize his family. He was elected in 2021.
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Osvaldo Avila won’t be allowed to attend school athletic events through the end of September after a district investigation found he touched a football official on the back while disputing officiating calls following his son’s football game last fall. Avila apologized for his actions at a school board meeting Tuesday night.
Osvaldo Avila will be temporarily banned from district sporting events pending the investigation. Avila denied his interaction with referees was hostile or aggressive, and said he’ll cooperate with the investigation.
In recall petitions submitted to the Marion County Clerk, Casity Troutt alleges Ashley Carson Cottingham, Osvaldo Avila and Karina Guzmán Ortiz have been dismissive of parents objecting to policies and books related to LGBTQ students, and failed to appropriately moderate public comment during board meetings.