Board of Directors


Updated August 1, 2022



Amy Nagy, Ed.D., Principal (Delegate)

Newport-Mesa Unified School District

Woodland Elementary School

2025 Garden Lane

Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Phone: (949) 632-6415

[email protected]


Past President

Julie Hatchel, Ed.D., Principal (Delegate)

Laguna Beach Unified District

El Morro Elementary School

8681 N. Coast Hwy.

Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Phone: (949) 497-7780

[email protected]


Past President Emeritus

Jay Adams, Principal (Delegate)

Fountain Valley School District

Talbert Middle School 

9101 Brabham Dr.

Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Phone: (714) 378-4220

[email protected]


Vice President Public Relations

Renae Bryant, Ed.D., Director, English Learner & Multilingual Services

Anaheim Union High School District

501 N. Crescent Way

Anaheim, CA 92801

Phone: (714) 999-3568

[email protected]


Vice President, Legislation

Jason Viloria, Ed.D, Superintendent (Delegate)

Laguna Beach USD

550 Blumont St.

Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2356

Phone: (949) 497-7700

[email protected]


State Board Representative

Leisa Winston, Ed.D., Superintendent 

Huntington Beach City School District

8750 Dorsett Dr

Huntington Beach 92646

Phone: (714) 964-8888 Ext. 2010

[email protected]


Superintendent To Region 17 Board

Clint Harwick, Ed.D., Superintendent

Huntington Beach Union High School District

5832 Bolsa Ave.

Huntington Beach, CA 92649

Phone: (714) 903-7000 Ext. 50200

[email protected]


Vice President– Programs

Kari Adams, Coordinator (Delegate)

Newport Mesa Unified School District

Harbor Zone Coordinator

220 23rd Street, Building D

Costa Mesa, CA 92627 

Phone: (949) 515-6798

[email protected]



Chris Christensen, Principal

Fountain Valley School District

Courreges Elementary School

18313 Santa Carlotta St. 

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Phone: (714) 378-4280

[email protected]




Director of Business Partners 

Jennifer Shepard

24651 Via Vallarta 

Yorba Linda, CA 92887

714-713-8596 Cell

Preferred email: [email protected]

Alternate email: [email protected]


Director of Member Services 

David Appling Ed.D, Assistant Superintendent, HR

Magnolia School District

2705 W. Orange Ave.

Anaheim, CA 92804

Phone: (714) 761-5533 x 1015

[email protected]


Director of Legislative Policy 

Jason Ross, Assistant Principal

Huntington Beach Union High School District

Huntington Beach Adult Ed

17231 Gothard Street

Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Phone: (714) 842-4227 x 4404

[email protected]            


Co-Directors of Student Charter 

Darlene Messinger

2420 Calle Aquamarina

San Clemente, CA 92673

Phone: (949) 616-9230

[email protected] 


Dennis Cole, Director of District Partnerships and Operations, ACCESS

Orange County Department of Education

1669 E. Wilshire Ave., Suite 603

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Phone: 714-245-6404

[email protected]


Director of Scholarships and Member Benefits

Laura Lyon, Executive Director HRS

Capistrano Unified School District

33122 Valle Road

San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Phone: (949) 234-9407

[email protected]


Director of Website and Social Media

Stephanie Shumate, Principal

Anaheim Elementary School District

Sunkist Elementary School

500 Sunkist Street

Anaheim, CA 92806

Phone: (714) 517-8947

[email protected]


Director of Charter Presidents, Committee Chairs, and Council Presidents

Mona Montgomery, Ed.D Coordinator of Categorical Programs and Support

Irvine Unified School District

Irvine Unified District Office     

5050 Barranca Parkway

Irvine, CA 92604

Phone: (949) 936-5000

[email protected]


Director of Equity and Diversity

Rebecca Pianta, Ed.D., P.P.S.

Coordinator, College and Career Readiness

Santa Ana Unified Scholl District

1601 East Chestnut Ave.

Santa Ana, CA 92701

[email protected]




Executive Director

Jan Billings, Ph.D.

314 Carnation Avenue

Corona Del Mar, CA  92625-2808

Phone: (949) 673-0125

[email protected]


Executive Director-Elect

Carol Hansen, Ed.D

7201 Marina Pacifica Dr N

Long Beach, CA 90803

(562) 577-2011

[email protected]


Finance Assistant

Reata House

512 S. Swidler Place

Orange, CA 92869

Phone: (714) 744-4465

[email protected]


Administrative Assistant

Wendy Rincon

10042 Kamuela Drive

Huntington Beach, CA 92646

ACSA Region 17 

P.O. Box 9050 Espl Bldg. 6 Ste 109

Costa Mesa, CA  92628

Work: (714) 668-7980   

[email protected]