At its August 27, 2020, meeting, the Durham Public Schools Board of Education unanimously appointed Frederick X. Ravin III to fill the Consolidated District B seat vacated by Xavier Cason.
Ravin, a product of Durham Public Schools since first grade and a Southern High School graduate, is a graduate of North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central universities, earning MBA and Master of Information Science degrees from the latter. He served on DPS budget advisory committees, on the education committee of the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, as a PTA officer for Spring Valley Elementary and Oak Grove Elementary, and as chairman of the Durham Special Needs Advisory Council (D-SNAC).
Ravin works as IT Governance & Budget Development Manager for the City of Durham. He will be sworn in at the next school board meeting.