Administrator of the Year

Administrator of the Year Banquet:
SAVE THE DATE: Monday, May 4th, 2020 @ Irvine Marriott
Announcement of 2020 Recipients 3/5/20
Click below for all images from the Administrator of the Year Banquet:

2019 Administrators of the Year & Friends of Education




Joanne Culverhouse, Ed.D. (La Habra City SD)


Secondary Principal


Edward Bustamante  (Santa Ana USD)


Middle Grades Principal


Randy Lempert  (Ocean View SD)


Elementary Principal


Yvonne Estling (Saddleback Valley USD)


Central Office Administrator


Elena Rodriguez (Orange USD)


Secondary Co-Administrator


*Jason Ross  (Huntington Beach Union HSD)


Elementary Co-Administrator


Karen Knecht  (Santa Ana USD)


Confidential Employee


Mary Ann Alvarado (Centralia SD)


Personnel/HR Administrator


*Felix Avila (Ocean View SD)


Career Technical Education


*Grant Litfin, Ed.D.  (Tustin USD)


Special Education Administrator


Stacy Wheat  (Huntington Beach City SD)


Business Services Administrator


Jennifer Root, Ed.D. (Anaheim Union HSD)


Student Services Administrator


Kristine Nelson (Orange USD)


Curriculum & Instruction Administrator


Ondrea Reed (Los Alamitos USD)


Continuation/Educational Options Administrator


Glenn Giokaris (Saddleback Valley USD)


Professor of Education


Natalie Tran, Ph.D. (Anaheim Union HSD)


Retired Administrator


Ron Hoshi (Anaheim Union HSD)


Technology Administrator


Briana Schnitzer (Savanna SD)


Valuing Diversity


Renae Bryant, Ed.D. (Anaheim Union HSD)


Partners for Educational Excellence


Orange County United Way (Anaheim Union HSD)


Classified Champion


Debra Parker (Cypress SD)


Tracy Gaffey Award


Rich Montgomery (Capistrano USD)



*Denotes 2019 State ACSA Winner