MEC Members

Mr. Mark Luque, Assistant Superintendent
Mrs. Lillian Tafoya, President of the Board of Education
Mr. Harry “Doc” Ervin, Superintendent
Dr. Ray Gonzales, President Pro-Tem of the Board of Education
Mrs. Laura Cruz, Parent Representative
Mrs. Armida Madrid, Teacher Representative
Mrs. Lupe Quinonez, Parent Representative
Mrs. Lila Perez, BETA Representative
Mrs. Teresa Arambula, Principal at Garza Elementary School
Mrs. Julie Short, Principal at Stiern Middle School
Mrs. Marilyn Strongin, Principal at Voorhies Elementary School
Mr. Erick Casallas, Supervisor, English Language Learners
Ms. Michelle Santoyo, Certification Specialist, Human Resources
Mrs. Rachelle Montoya, Director, Curriculum and Instruction
Ms. Laura Orozco, Area Administrator, Educational Services
Dr. Kristina LaGue, CSUB Representative
Ms. Lori Pesante, Community Member
Mrs. Ibethe Mata, Community Member
Mrs. Mari Garcia, Parent Representative

Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.