RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Effective immediately, Pedro Martinez has been relieved of his duties as superintendent of the Washoe County School District. The WCSD Board of Trustees is in discussions with Mr. Martinez, and for legal reasons, specific details cannot be disclosed.
For a short period of time, as the Board of Trustees considers its options, the district will be led by co-managers-Deputy Superintendent Traci Davis, who will oversee educational programs, and Chief of Staff Kristen McNeill, who will oversee operations.
According to WCSD officials, the decision was based on discussion that began today and is not related to the firing of former WCSD Police Chief Mike Mieras
Board member Howard Rosenberg confirmed the decision, saying that Martinez's release and the Mike Mieres situation are two completely separate situations, and are not related in anyway. Rosenberg said that this is a personnel issue, and is not at liberty to discuss the details.