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State SARB Members

Members of the State School Attendance Review Board (SARB) for 2021.

The State Superintendent of Public Instruction has invited the following State SARB representatives to participate in 2021, pursuant to California Education Code Section 48325(b)(1).

Name Occupation Representing
Amir Alavi Director of Chronic Absenteeism Riverside County Office of Education
Terry Anderson

Director of Administrative Services

Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District (USD)
Ahmad Bahrami Division Manager Public Behavioral Health Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health
Sarah Belton Supervising Deputy Attorney General State Attorney General
Robert Beltran Attendance Improvement Program Monitor San Jose USD
Ann-Maura Cervantes Director, Student Services and School Attendance Clovis USD
Hedy Chang Director, Attendance Works Chronic Absence and Attendance Partnership
Marian Chiara Coordinator II Los Angeles County Office of Education (COE)
Jane Claar Commissioner Sacramento County Delinquency Prevention Commission
Allen Dosty, Jr. Coordinator of Child Welfare and Attendance Lodi USD
Grace Espindola City Council Member Yuba City
Sherman Garnett Legislative Liaison California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance
Jennifer Gomeztrejo Educational Consultant Student Support Services Solutions, Inc.
Brian P. Gonzales Truancy Officer/SARB Coordinator Kings COE
Sheri R. Hanni Child Welfare and Attendance Coordinator Butte COE
Susann Patricia Hazen Assistant Principal New Vision Middle School
Barbara Higgins Perez Director, Student Attendance, Safety and Well-Being San Diego COE
David Kopperud State SARB Chairperson, Education Programs Consultant, Child Welfare and Attendance California Department of Education (CDE)
Cecilia Leong Associate Director for Programs Attendance Works
Beatriz Leyva-Cutler Executive Director Bay Area Hispano Institute for Advancement
Mike Lombardo Director of Prevention Services Placer COE
Monica Loyce, Ed.D. Principal Chula Vista Elementary School District
Holly McCoy Associate Director of Data and Student Information California Charter Schools
Gary McGuire Representative of South Section California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance
Lisa McIntire Lead Nurse California School Nurses Organization
Kenneth Ray McPeters Coordinator III Sacramento City USD
Jenifer Mendel President California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance
Christy Miro Parent Representative California State Parent Teacher Association
Hector Molina Administrator, Child Welfare and Attendance Woodland Joint USD
Melissa Parrett Student Services Program Coordinator Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office
Dan Sackheim Education Programs Consultant, Community Day Schools, Countywide Expulsion CDE
Alisha Schoen Deputy District Attorney Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office
Robert Schussel, Ph.D. Market Researcher, Retired Self
Erin Simon Assistant Superintendent Long Beach USD
Felicia Singleton-Daniel Coordinator San Diego COE
Corina Trevino Truancy Program Coordinator Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office

The State Superintendent of Public Instruction will officially invite new members before January 31, 2022.

Questions: David Kopperud | dkopperud@cde.ca.gov | 916-323-1028 
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, April 20, 2021