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Board of Trustees

Welcome to the Board of Trustees' Web Page:

The Templeton Unified School District Board of Trustees is a five-member Board elected from the school district at large and serving rotating four year terms. In addition, the Board approved a student trustee selected from the three secondary programs - Templeton High School, Eagle Canyon Continuation High School, and Templeton Independent Study High School.

The role of the Board is to serve as a policy-making body for the school district with the expectation of providing the best possible education for our students& while conforming to Federal, State, and County laws. The District staff, headed by the Superintendent, carries out the policies and actions of the Board. Among the Board's numerous duties is the adoption of the annual budget; approval of expenditures; employment of personnel; approval of the curriculum, textbooks, and courses of study; approval of facility plans and construction contracts.

The Board adopted and annually reviews and updates as necessary the Board Governance Handbook.

Your participation in District business increases the public's awareness, promotes understanding and maintains accountability. The Board warmly welcomes your input.

Questions regarding Board meetings and community opportunities for participation may be directed to the Superintendent's Office at 805-434-5805.

2024 Provisional Appointment Information

The Board of Trustees of the Templeton Unified School District is actively seeking applicants who reside within the boundaries of the district for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Board.  The vacancy was created by the resignation of Trustee Mendi Swan.  Ms. Swan’s term expires in December 2024

The application period is Wednesday, February 21 to Friday, March 8

Applicants must be:

  • a resident of Templeton
  • a citizen of California
  • at least 18 years of age
  • registered to vote
  • not legally disqualified from holding civil office 

Application are due to the District Office by
12:00 noon, Friday, March 8, 2024. 

The Board will interview applicants during a special Board meeting, in open session, on March 21, 2024.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend this important meeting. 

For further information, please call Leslie Bogart, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and Board of Trustees, at the District Office at 805-434-5805.

Applicatons are available at the District Office located at:
960 Old County Road
Templeton, CA 93465

or

Online by clicking the button below.

 

TED DUBOST, PRESIDENT
tdubost@templetonusd.org
(805) 400-5940 (cell)

 

Term expires November 2024
Member since 2016

Committee Assignments:
Budget Advisory Committee
Templeton Library Association

School Site Liaison:
Templeton High School

JANEL ARMET, CLERK
jarmet@templetonusd.org
(805) 203-6354 (cell)

Term expires November 2026
Member since 2022

Committee Assignments:
Facilities Construction Committee
Templeton Area Advisory Group (TAAG)

School Site Liaison:
Templeton Elementary School

JENNIFER GRINAGER, MEMBER
jgrinager@templetonusd.org
(805) 464-7992 (cell)

Term expires November 2026
Member since 2022

Committee Assignments:
Templeton Area Advisory Group
Local Control and Accountability Plan Committee(LCAP) (Alternate)

School Site Liaison:
Vineyard Middle School

MENDI SWAN, MEMBER
meswan@templetonusd.org
(805) 434-7605 (cell/landline)

Term expires November 2024
Member since 2020

Committee Assignments:
Tech Committee
Local Control and Accountability (LCAP)

School Site Liaison:
Vineyard Elementary School

NELSON YAMAGATA, MEMBER
nyamagata@templetonusd.org
(805) 434-0335 (work)

Term expires November 2024
Member since 2016
(Previous member 2010 - 2014)

Committee Assignments:
Tech Committee
Budget Advisory Committee
Templeton Library Association (Alternate)
District Rep responsible to elect members of the County Committee on School District Organization

Delegate Assembly Member(Subregion 9-C San Luis Obispo County)

School Site Liaison:
Alternative Education/Special Education

Education:

Staff Member Twin Cities

B.S. UCLA
MD UC Irvine

Major areas of interest:

Health Care

KATIE DENISSEN, STUDENT TRUSTEE
studentboardmember@templetonusd.org

Term expires June 30, 2024

Public Comment:

Public comments are welcome in-person or via Zoom during the meeting when comments are invited. Comments are limited to three minutes in length. We respectfully request that you observe appropriate meeting protocols during all of our meetings.

Instructions on how to join a meeting by video conference

Instructions on how to join a meeting by phone

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