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Board Member Karen Sher

Karen M. Sher
President





Emailkaren.sher@oxnardunion.org
Term: November 2018 – November 2022
First Elected: November 2014

Trustee, Oxnard Union High School District Governing Board (elected 2014, 2018 & 2022)

  • Teacher, Middle School English Language Arts, Oxnard School District
  • Teacher Leader, United States Library of Congress
  • Founding Member/Teacher Leader, Stanford/CTA/NBRC Instructional Leadership Corps
  • Fellow & Teacher Leader, South Coast Writing Project/UCSB Gevirtz Graduate School of Education> Teacher Leader/Think Tank Member
  • CTA Institute for Teaching
  • Former State Assembly Delegate, National Education Association
Genevieve Flores-Haro - Board Member

Genevieve Flores-Haro
Vice President





Email: genevieve.flores-haro@oxnardunion.org
Term: November 2022 - November 2026
First Elected: November 2022

EDUCATION

  • Master's of Public Administration/Emphasis in Public Management -
  • University of Southern California - Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society
  • B.A. Psychology/Minor Gender Studies - University of Southern California
  • Oxnard High School - 2007

EXPERIENCE

  • Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project - Associate Director -
  • 2016-Present
  • Oxnard Union High School District - Paraeducator IV - 2011-2013

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Board President and Co-Founder, 805 UndocuFund
  • Immediate Past President, Diversity Collective Ventura County
  • Board Member, Planned Parenthood Central Coast Action Fund
  • Member, Ventura County Behavioral Health Advisory Board
  • Member, Ventura County Public Safety Racial Equity Advisory Group
  • 2022, Woman of the Year, California State Legislature
  • 2021, 40 Under 40, Business Coast Times
  • 2018, Woman of the Year, California State Legislature
Linda Baker Torres - Board Member

Linda Baker Torres
Clerk





Email: linda.baker-torres@oxnardunion.org
Term: November 2022 - November 2026
First Elected: November 2022

Board Member Elizabeth Botello

Elizabeth M. Botello





Email:
 elizabeth.botello@oxnardunion.org
Term: November 2020 – November 2024
First Elected: November 2020

EDUCATION

  • UCLA, Los Angeles, CA — Master of Education and Administrative Credential
    Master of Education with a concentration in social justice and an Administrative Credential from the Principal Leadership Institute.
  • UC Irvine, Irvine, CA — Teaching Credential
    Secondary Education teaching credential in English & Journalism.
  • UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA — Master of Journalism
    Master of Journalism with a concentration in print.
  • UC Irvine, Irvine, CA — Double BA; Literary Journalism and
    Psychology & Social Behavior
    Double Bachelor of Arts in Literary Journalism and Psychology & Social Behavior.
    Proud graduate of California public K-12 schools.

 

Relevant/Professional Work Experience

  • Ventura Unified School District, Ventura High School
    Assistant Principal
    JULY 2020 - Present
  • Oxnard Union High School District, Oxnard High School 
    ASB Director, Journalism Advisor, English Teacher & Social Justice Educator
    JULY 2015 - July 2020 – Statewide Outstanding Leadership Award (2019, 20200 and Teacher of the Year (2020).
  • Temple City Unified School District, Temple City High School
    Yearbook Advisor & English Teacher
    JULY 2011 - JUNE 2015
Board Member Steve Hall

Dr. Steve Hall






Email:
 steve.hall@oxnardunion.org
Term: November 2020 – November 2024
First Elected: November 2012

Education

  • Doctorate in Education with Emphasis in Organizational Leadership – Pepperdine University
  • M.S. Statistics – San Diego State University
  • B.A. Mathematics/Minor Economics – San Diego State University
  • Proud graduate of public K-12 schools

Experience

  • Oxnard College - Dean of Public Safety Division (current)
  • Oxnard College – Math Teacher (1996 – 2000 and 2007 – 2021)
  • Oxnard College – Dean of Math, Science, Health Division (2001-2007)
  • President of Ventura County Federation of College Teachers (2010 – 2017)
Maya Lopez

Maya Lopez

Student Trustee 
(Currently a senior at Oxnard High School)

Email: studenttrustee@oxnardunion.org
Term: August 2022 – June 2023
First Elected: May 2022