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Vice President



Elementary Members-at-Large


Secondary Member-at-Large


Bargaining Team Chair

Bargaining Team Members

Gabriel Alvarez, Alternate 

Sarah Chavez

Rebecca Kay 

Jeff Kruger

Shannon Rodriguez

Juan Silva, Alternate


Site Representatives

Adult Education - Diana Alaniz

Bobby Duke - Kathy Akkerman 

Cesar Chavez - Elizabeth Chapa, Raquel Delgado

Cahuilla Desert Academy - Vacant

Coral Mountain - Elizabeth Cervantes, Juanita Mendoza  

Coachella Valley High - Don Arballo, Maya De Leon,                                                         Matt Harding, Leo Perez, Rosario Verdel 

Desert Mirage High - Maria Blackmon, Jesse Cota,

                                      Joyce Mochizuki, Richard Ortiz 

District Office - Vacant

Early Childhood Education - Annette Vargas 

John Kelley - Rachel Flores 

La Familia High - Matt Ellis

Las Palmitas - Kelly Reilly 

Mecca - Justin Brown

Mountain Vista - Nancy Arriaga, Blanca Ramirez 

Oasis - Lupita Rosales 

Peter Pendleton - Melissa Boomer 

Palm View - Mike Abril 

Saul Martinez - Jamie Ketchersid, Sarah Reyes 

Sea View - Steven Clifford 

Toro Canyon - Michael Seeger, Bernadette Unden

Valle Del Sol - Stephanie Ortiz

Valley View - Carlos Villa 

Westside - Kim Lopez 

West Shores Middle/High - John Sellers 

Who should members contact from
E-Board with concerns or questions?

James Steinman, WSHS, SV, AE, VDS
Lisa Holguin, CDA, BD, ECE, CC
Joshua Nebgen, CVHS, LF, DO, PP

Maribel Hernandez, OA, LP, SM, MA
Mary Meyer, MV, WS, CMA, PV
Gloria Gaytan, DMHS, TC, JK, VV


The following are our standing committees. Please feel free to contact the committee chairs and help make CVTA your  CVTA!


Our goal is to enhance our two-way communication through all means possible. For submissions, please contact Rebecca Kay at

We run all elections for CVTA. If you would like to help with this committee, please contact Sarah Chavez at


We assist members with the grievance process. If you need assistance, please contact Ethan Lubin at​. 

Human Rights
We focus on issues our members and students might face. Please check our page often for trainings offered to our members and parents. If you have any questions or would like to be on this committee (OPEN SEAT), please contact Carissa Carrera at 

We work to understand and share information about our insurance benefits. If you have any questions, please contact (OPEN SEAT) Carissa Carrera at


We have information about your membership benefits. Please contact Rebecca Kay if you have any questions at

This committee works to organize events to bring our members and community members together. Please contact Rachel Flores at with ideas or visit our community involvement page for recent activities and future meetings. 

Political Action Committee (PAC)
We are an organized political committee for the purpose of raising and spending money to elect and defeat candidates. If you would like to join this committee, please contact Simon Moore at

Professional Development 
We offer our members professional development opportunities. When it is time to register for events or conferences, please contact Lisa Holguin at

We are here to offer opportunities to mingle and have a little fun with our members! If you are interested in being a part of this committee, please contact Kelly Reilly at

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