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Meet Our Board Members

Martha McNicholas, President

Martha McNicholas, President

Martha McNicholas
 
Laguna Niguel Resident

Represents Trustee Area 4, which covers portions of Laguna Niguel and Dana Point. First elected in 2014.  She was re-elected in 2018 for a term ending in 2022.
 
Schools represented in current Trustee Boundary through 12/9/2022 (listing will be updated after the November 8, 2022 election):
  • Hidden Hills Elementary School
  • John S. Malcom Elementary School
  • Moulton Elementary School
  • George White Elementary School
  • Dana Hills High School
 
Gila Jones, Clerk

Gila Jones, Clerk

Gilla Jones
 
San Juan Capistrano Resident

Represents Trustee Area 6, which covers portions of Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, and San Juan Capistrano. First elected to the Board in 2014. Re-elected in 2018 for a term ending in 2022. 
 
Schools represented in current Trustee Boundary through 12/9/2022 (listing will be updated after the November 8, 2022 election):
  • Marian Bergeson Elementary School
  • Del Obispo Elementary School
  • Carl Hankey K-8 School
  • Kinoshita Elementary School
  • San Juan Elementary School
  • Viejo Elementary School
  • Marco Forster Middle School
  • Niguel Hills Middle School
  • Capistrano Valley High School
  • Union High School
 
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Judy Bullockus, Board Member

Judy Bullockus, Board Member

Judy Bullockus
 
Mission Viejo Resident

Represents Trustee Area 7, which covers portions of Rancho Santa Margarita, Mission Viejo, and Coto de Caza. First appointed to the Board in June 2017 to assume duties of outgoing Board Member. She was elected in 2018 for a term ending in 2022.
 
Schools represented in current Trustee Boundary through 12/9/2022 (listing will be updated after the November 8, 2022 election):
  • Arroyo Vista K-8 School
  • Bathgate Elementary School
  • Castille Elementary School
  • Philip Reilly Elementary School
  • Tijeras Creek Elementary School
  • Newhart Middle School
  • Tesoro High School
 
Amy Hanacek, Board Member

Amy Hanacek, Board Member

Amy Hanacek
 
Dana Point Resident

Represents Trustee Area 1, which covers portions of San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, and Dana Point including Capistrano Beach. First elected to the Board in 2012.  Re-elected in 2016 and again in 2020 for a term ending in 2024. 
 
Schools represented in current Trustee Boundary through 12/13/2024 (listing will be updated after the November 8, 2022 election):
  • R.H. Dana Elementary School
  • R.H. Dana Exceptional Needs Facility (ENF)
  • Palisades Elementary School
  • Las Palmas Elementary School
  • Shorecliffs Middle School
 
Krista Castellanos, Vice President

Krista Castellanos, Vice President

Krista Castellanos
 
Aliso Viejo or Laguna Niguel Resident

Represents Trustee Area 5, which covers a portion of Aliso Viejo and Laguna Niguel. She was elected in 2020 for a term ending in 2024.
 
Schools represented in current Trustee Boundary through 12/13/2024 (listing will be updated after the November 8, 2022 election):
  • Don Juan Avila Elementary School
  • Canyon Vista Elementary School
  • Laguna Niguel Elementary School
  • Oak Grove Elementary School
  • Wood Canyon Elementary School
  • Aliso Viejo Middle School
  • Don Juan Avila Middle School
  • Aliso Niguel High School
 
Vacant, Board Member

Vacant, Board Member

Vacant Position
 
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Represents Trustee Area 2, which covers portions of San Juan Capistrano, and the areas of Ladera Ranch, Las Flores, Rancho Mission Viejo, and Coto de Caza. First elected to the Board in 2020 for a term ending in 2024. 
 
Schools represented in current Trustee Boundary through 12/13/2024 (listing will be updated after the November 8, 2022 election):
  • Harold Ambuehl Elementary School
  • Chaparral Elementary School
  • Esencia K-8 School
  • Ladera Ranch Elementary School
  • Las Flores Elementary School
  • Oso Grande Elementary School
  • Wagon Wheel Elementary School
  • Ladera Ranch Middle School
  • Las Flores Middle School
  • San Juan Hills High School
 
Lisa Davis, Board Member 

Lisa Davis, Board Member 

Lisa Davis
 
San Clemente Resident

Represents Trustee Area 3, which covers San Clemente.  First elected to the Board in 2020 for a term ending in 2024. 
 
Schools represented in current Trustee Boundary through 12/13/2024 (listing will be updated after the November 8, 2022 election):
  • Truman Benedict Elementary School
  • Concordia Elementary School
  • Marblehead Elementary School
  • Clarence Lobo Elementary School
  • Vista del Mar Elementary School
  • Bernice Ayer Middle School
  • Vista del Mar Middle School
  • San Clemente High School
 
Student Adviser

Student Adviser

Per BP 9150, Student Adviser to the Board, a CUSD student is appointed for a one-year term by the Board of Trustees. The Student Adviser may provide input on matters pertaining to students' ideas, viewpoints, and reactions, to the educational program. The student adviser may cast a preferential vote on all matters except those subject to closed session discussion.
 
2021-22 Student Adviser:
Kanei Padhya

Kanei Padhya, Senior, SCHS
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