The Board of Directors is vested with full authority and responsibility for the executive and business administration of all AASD affairs, with each member having only one vote. The members shall be responsible for representing their groups on the Board of Directors and keeping their groups informed concerning matters pertinent to them. Members of the Board of Directors may be designated by the President to assume such other responsibilities as may be deemed appropriate.

2023-2024 Monthly Board of Directors Meetings

All Meetings are held via Zoom (except for the December and June meetings which will be held at the AASD Office) at 3:00-4:30 PM, typically on the third Wednesday of every month, unless otherwise noted. Meeting dates are subject to change.

September 20, 2023
October 18, 2023
November 15, 2023
December 13, 2023

January 24, 2024
February 21, 2024
March 27, 2024
April 24, 2024
May 15, 2024
June 26, 2024


Jolie Pickett
(619) 362-4500

Irene Hightower
Vice President, Certificated

Jeffrey Thomas
Vice President, Classified
(619) 725-7335

Gina Camacho-McGrath


Shannon Bussey
Elementary Principals Representative

Samantha Clabaugh
Manager, Classified
(619) 278-6707

Dean Darley
Central Office Certificated
(858) 503-1752

Tom Gray
Sergeant, School Police
PMA President

Paula Hamar
Classified Supervisors
(619) 254-4025

Troy Hickey
POS/BSSIII’s Representative
858-221-5600 x 3065

Kristi Hunter-Clark
Elementary Principals Representative

Jamey Jaramillo
Middle School Principal Rep.

Deanna Laramore
School Police Representative
(619) 725-7026

Cynthia Larkin
Senior High Principals Representative

Jesus Montana
LAPA Chair
(619) 725-7007

Jenney Nash
Associate Principals Representative
(858) 459-4211 x184

Lisa Peoples
Food Services Supervisor
Area Supervisor

Robin Peters
Associate Principals Representative

Lisa Sheldon
Classified Manager Representative

Jonel “Shortie” Smith
Classified Supervisors Representative


John Aguilar
Health & Welfare Benefits Representative

Phil Baertschi
Health & Welfare Benefits Representative
(619) 607-0412

Pat Crowder
ASCAR, Region 18
(619) 223-1592

Mario Garcia
Professional Development Co-Chair Classified

Susan Kent
Member Relations, Certificated Co-Chair

Silvia Martinez
Professional Development Co-Chair, Certificated
(619) 430-1700

Maria Moore-Flagg
Member Relations,
Classified Co-Chair
Retiree Network, Co-Chair
(619) 261-9923

Veronica Ortega
Scholarship Committee, Co-Chair Classified

Bob Raines
Health & Welfare Benefits Comm.
and Retiree Network Co-Chair
(858) 492-9374

Sharon Rubalcava
Scholarship Committee, Co-Chair Certificated

Office Staff

Donis Coronel
UASC Executive Director
Cell (619) 813-8792

Linda Crout-Hamel
UASC Office Manager
(619) 295-2118

Patti Burch
UASC Office Clerk/Membership Coordinator