At the Oct. 19 Board meeting, Board members approved the hiring of David Gonzalez as the district's new Director of Operations. The position was vacated in September and is responsible for managing the district maintenance and custodial staff members who provide a physical learning environment that is clean, safe, and well-maintained. Gonzalez comes to Barrington 220 from Waukegan Community School District 60, where he was the Assistant Director of Operations. He began his career in Deerfield Public Schools 109, where he worked as a specialized maintenance worker. He will begin on Nov. 1.