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SBE Member Assignments

List of California State Board of Education member assignments in various committees and liaison assignments.

Member Assignments in the Member Committees and Member Liaison Assignments -- Commissions & Committees and Functional Areas –June 2015.

Member Committees

Screening Committee, State Board of Education

(required, SBE Bylaws, Art. VI, Sec. 1)

  • Sue Burr, Chair
  • Bruce Holaday
  • Feliza Ortiz-Licon

Member Liaison Assignments

(Commissions and Committees)

Advisory Commission on Charter Schools (ACCS)

(EC 33031 and 47634.2(b)(1))

  • Bruce Holaday
  • Trish Williams

Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE)

(EC 33590)

  • Niki Sandoval

California Association of Student Councils (CASC)

(Student Advisory Board on Education)

  • Bruce Holaday
  • Michael McFarland (through July 31, 2016)

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)

(required, SBE Bylaws, Art.XII, Sec. 1 (d))

  • Ilene Straus

Child Nutrition Advisory Council (CNAC)

(EC 49533)

  • Feliza Ortiz-Licon

Instructional Quality Commission

(EC 33530)

  • Patricia Rucker - Mathematics
  • Ilene Straus - English Language Arts/English Language Development
  • Ilene Straus/Trish Williams - Science
  • Patricia Rucker/Niki Sandoval – History/Social Science

Joint Advisory Committee on Career Technical Education

(EC 12053)

  • Ting Sun

Title 1 Committee of Practitioners

  • Vacant

Trustees of the California State Summer School for the Arts

(EC 8952.5)

  • Niki Sandoval
  • Lucy Larson

Concurrence Commission - CA Subject Matter Projects

(EC 99200(d))

  • Ilene Straus


(SBE Bylaws reference WestEd’s Joint Powers Agreement)

  • Arturo Delgado
  • David W. Gordon
  • Dale Marsden
  • Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana
  • Thomas Timar

Member Liaison Assignments

(Functional Areas)


(discretionary, SBE Bylaws, Art. VI, Sec. 2)

  • Sue Burr
  • Ting Sun

Legislation, State Board of Education

(discretionary, SBE Bylaws, Art. VI, Sec. 2)

  • Sue Burr
  • Michael Kirst

American Indian Education Curriculum Committee

  • Niki Sandoval


(discretionary, SBE Bylaws, Art. VI, Sec. 2)

  • Sue Burr (Bonded Indebtedness)
  • Niki Sandoval (Special Education)
  • Vacant (Class Size Penalty and QEIA)
  • Patricia Rucker (All other waivers)

Local Control Funding Formula/ Accountability

  • Sue Burr
  • Ilene Straus

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

  • Ilene Straus
  • Trish Williams

Computer Science Education

  • Trish Williams
Questions: State Board of Education | 916-319-0827 
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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