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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
Ahmad Bahrami Program Manager,
Kings County Behavioral Health
Kings County Behavioral Health
Robert Beltran Attendance Improvement Program Monitor San Jose Unified School District (USD)
Ann-Maura Cervantes Director, Student Services and School Attendance Clovis USD
Hedy Chang Director, Attendance Works Chronic Absence and Attendance Partnership
Jane Claar Coordinator,
Child Welfare and Attendance
Twin Rivers USD
Nancy Erbstein Assistant Research Professor University of California, Davis
Department of Human Ecology
Grace Espindola Coordinator,
Intervention and Prevention Programs
Sutter County Office of Education (COE)
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
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
Michael Newman Director,
Bureau of Children’s Justice
California Department of Justice
Ruth A. Person School Nurse, San Juan USD (retired) California School Nurses Organization
Kathy Rabun Vice President, Health State Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
Dan Sackheim Education Programs Consultant,
Community Day Schools, Countywide Expulsion
Robert Schussel, Ph.D
Market Researcher, Retired Self
Erin Simon Director of Student Support Services Long Beach USD
Nancy Sullivan Chief Operations Officer California School Information Services/Fiscal
and Crisis Management Assistance Team
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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
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