CVIT Superintendent admits wrongdoing?

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

I would like to thank Pete Guzman, the Superintendent of Cobre Valley Institute of Technology, for making my point for me in his response to my allegations that the CVIT misused taxpayer’s funds. His response was exactly what I was talking about in my recent letter to the editor. He admits there was wrongdoing and admits he and the Board did nothing about it. They made a decision to wait and see if the State would catch them and then they might address the “illegal expenditure”. Now that’s what I call real leadership and honesty.

He tries to cover his tracks by saying someone at the State level said it was okay. That’s total nonsense. They said it was okay because they assumed that the stipend was in the project. It was not in the project and the State finally admitted that. That’s why the auditors cited the District for the “ineligible expenditure”. Pete Guzman is in total denial and any further attempts at trying to get him or the Governing Board to come clean is futile. They have no respect for themselves or for those they represent and I am not going to change that.

I hope Copper Basin News follows through on Guzman’s invitation to sit down with them and look at his documentation. I would only ask that I have the opportunity to present my information at this meeting as well. I would welcome the idea of a neutral party looking at the facts of this case.

Lastly, I will not respond, in this format, to anymore of Pete Guzman’s remarks. Frankly they don’t deserve to be dignified with any more media coverage. Hiding behind helping kids to cover up your reckless behavior is despicable.

/s/ Neil Barwick

Staff (4339 Posts)

There are news or informational items frequently written by staff or submitted to the Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner, Superior Sun, Pinal Nugget or Oracle Towne Crier for inclusion in our print or digital products. These items are not credited with an author.


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Additional Stories

    Celebrating Miners Day

    10 hours ago
    by

      Miners Day is Dec. 6.   A day dedicated to those hard-working individuals that dig deep into the earth […]


    Letter to the Editor: Oracle State Park open every day

    10 hours ago
    by

      At a recent meeting in Oracle, one gentleman stated that Oracle State Park was closed.  As of March 1 of this […]


    Letter to the Editor: Christmas 2017 – Looking Ahead and Expecting

    10 hours ago
    by

      The year is getting ready to say its final goodbyes. The holiday season is upon us, it’s a time […]


    Dry Heat: Kill All Robots

    10 hours ago
    by

        Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) and Robotics have been replacing Americans in the workplace. Not only are they taking our […]


  • Additional Stories

    Letter to the Editor: County to continue funding Kearny free dump day

    10 hours ago
    by

      This letter is in partial response to Pat Payton’s letter to the editor, dated 11-15-2017, but it is more […]


    Georgie Digs: Some Memoirs of Hayden

    10 hours ago
    by

    My brother, Bill Kishbaugh, has lived for a long time at Dripping Springs which is north of Winkelman, Arizona, and the […]


    Letter to the Editor: Kearny Fire Chief offers gratitude for food donations

    December 4th, 2017
    by

      The Kearny Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank all of the people who donated through the Schwan’s food […]


    Dry Heat: It’s Time America

    December 4th, 2017
    by

      It’s time America, yes, it’s time to do what 22 other industrialized countries have done for their citizens, provide […]


  • Copperarea

  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • Southeast Valley Ledger