Board of Directors

Members of the CCBE Board of Directors establish the vision, mission and goals for CCBE, and ensure that activities and programs remain focused on those goals and the issues identified in CCBE’s legislative policy platform.

The Board of Directors is composed of six Executive Committee members (president, president-elect, vice president, immediate past president, treasurer and CSBA director-at-large, county), eighteen regional Directors, who represent county board members elected to the CSBA regional county Delegate Assembly positions from the CSBA geographic regions, CCBE chairs from committees and task forces and county board members serving on the CSBA’s Board of Directors that are not officers of CCBE. Regional Directors serve a two year term and are nominated and elected through the CSBA Delegate Assembly election process and the officers serve one year terms.

The CCBE Board of Directors have the following roles and responsibilities:

Statewide Leadership

  • Direct positions and policies which are consistent with CCBE’s Legislative Policy Platform
  • Provides advocacy on behalf of children, public education, county boards of education and school districts
  • Serves on Board of Directors and other standing committees, and task forces

Regional and Constituency Leadership

  • Provides two-way communication with local county board members and school districts
  • Supports and participates in CCBE’s and CSBA’s activities and events
  • Supports and participates in county board member training

Corporate Responsibilities

  • Adopts the CCBE budget, bylaws and standing rules and the legislative policy platform subject to review by the membership
  • Receives reports on corporate operations
  • Selects and endorses a candidate for CSBA’s director-at-large, county
  • Acts on behalf of CCBE’s membership between membership meetings





John McPherson, Monterey COE


December 2024



December 2023

Elizabeth Esquivel, Yolo COE

Vice President

December 2023

Rick Shea, San Diego COE

Immediate Past President

December 2023

Michelle de Werd, Santa Barbara COE


December 2024

Michael Teasdale, Ventura COE

CSBA Director-at-Large, County

December 2023



Michael Greer, Del Norte County & USD

Region 1 Director

March 2025

Brenda Duchi, Siskiyou COE

Region 2 Director

March 2024

Peggy Cohen-Thompson, Solano COE

Region 3 Director

March 2025

David Patterson, Placer COE

Region 4 Director

March 2024

Beverly Gerard, San Mateo COE

Region 5 Director

March 2025

Shelton Yip, Yolo COE

Region 6 Director March 2024

Angela Normand, Alameda COE

Region 7 Director

March 2025

Juliana Feriani, Tuolumne COE

Region 8 Director

March 2024

Janet Wohlgemuth, Monterey COE

Region 9 Director

March 2025

Marcy Masumoto, Fresno COE

Region 10 Director

March 2024

Arleigh Kidd, Ventura COE

Region 11 Director

March 2025

Mary Little, Kern COE             

Region 12 Director

March 2024


Region 15 Director

March 2025

Laura Mancha, San Bernardino COE

Region 16 Director

March 2024

Guadalupe Gonzalez, San Diego COE

Region 17 Director

March 2025

Lucy Hendry, Imperial COE

Region 18 Director

March 2024

Maimona Afzal Berta, Santa Clara COE

Region 20 Director

March 2025

Monte Perez, Los Angeles COE

Region 21,22,23,24 Director

March 2024


Sherry Crawford, Siskiyou COE

CSBA Region 2 Director

December 2024

Joaquin Rivera, Alameda COE

CSBA Region 7, Director-at-Large, Hispanic December 2024

Bruce Dennis, Riverside COE

CSBA Region 18 Director

December 2025


John McPherson, Monterey COE Annual Conference Planning Committee Chair December 2023
James Martinez, Fresno COE Nominating Committee Chair December 2023
Lucy Hendry, Imperial COE Bylaws Committee Chair December 2023
Abel Sanchez, Santa Cruz COE Policy Platform Committee Chair December 2023
David Patterson, Placer COE County Board Governance Committee Chair December 2023
Ramon Flores, Ventura COE Professional Development Committee Chair March 2024

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