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State SARB Members

Members of the State School Attendance Review Board (SARB) for 2018.

The State Superintendent of Public Instruction has invited the following State SARB representatives to participate in 2018, pursuant to California Education Code Section 48325(b)(1).

Name Occupation Representing
Amir Alavi Deputy District Attorney Riverside County District Attorney’s Office
Terry Anderson

Director of Administrative Services

Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District (USD)
Ahmad Bahrami Program Manager, Kings County Behavioral Health Kings County Behavioral Health
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 Coordinator, Child Welfare and Attendance Twin Rivers USD
Allen Dosty, Jr. Coordinator of Child Welfare and Attendance Lodi USD
Nancy Erbstein Assistant Research Professor University of California, Davis Department of Human Ecology
Grace Espindola City Council Member Yuba City
Sherman Garnett Business Owner 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 Youth Services Specialist San Bernardino City USD
Barbara Higgins Perez Director, Student Attendance, Safety and Well-Being San Diego COE
Ken George Johnson President, Manteca Educators Association California Teachers Association
Jeff Kettering Chief Probation Officer Merced County Probation
Lindy Khan Director, Innovation and Support Contra Costa 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
Susan Levine Director II, Pupil and Administrative Services Riverside COE
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
Gary McGuire Director of Pupil Services Riverside USD
Kenneth Ray McPeters Coordinator III Sacramento City USD
Jenifer Mendel Coordinator, Child Welfare and Attendance Grossmont Union High School District
Hector Molina Administrator, Child Welfare and Attendance Woodland Joint USD
Agnes R. Murray Deputy District Attorney San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office, Juvenile Division
Melissa Parrett Student Services Program Coordinator Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office
Kathy Rabun Vice President, Health California State Parent Teacher Association
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 Director of Student Support Services Long Beach USD
Felicia Singleton-Daniel Coordinator San Diego COE
Christopher Williams

Special Assistant-Social Emotional Learning and Chronic Absenteeism

Twin Rivers USD

Questions: David Kopperud | dkopperud@cde.ca.gov | 916-323-1028 
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, July 2, 2019