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The Operational Services Director reports directly to the Superintendent. Offices are located in the Educational Technology Center at the intersection of Education Drive and Watson Drive, directly across Chumash Creek from the Administrative Offices.
SLOCOE facilities and staff are spread throughout the County from San Miguel to Nipomo. Operational Services maintenance staff are highly mobile and perform preventive and emergency maintenance as well as small projects.
The Director assists the Superintendent with facility planning, project management and school facility financing. Operational Services provides the point of contact with numerous regulatory agencies.
Transportation staff provide student bus service for Community School students at three locations in Arroyo Grande, Atascadero and San Luis Obispo. Operational Services is also responsible for scheduling and maintaining fleet, delivery and utility vehicles.
The Director of Operations serves as Safety Coordinator for worker compensation and liability issues and assists and advises the Superintendent’s staff on emergency preparedness and disaster response issues.
Operational Services coordinates all Use of Facilities requests for the county office of education. Information regarding requesting use of our facilities is located within the links below. Also, you may contact the Use of Facilities coordinator at 782-7251.
- Use of Facilities:
- Current Emergency Response Plans – Requires SLOCOE Login
- Directory of Public Works Contractor Registration List
- Emergency Response Procedures Template V1.1
- Integrated Pest Management Plan for 2016
- Operation Links
- Organization Chart
- Properties and Facilities Report 2007
- Safety Data Sheets
3420 Watson Drive
San Luis Obispo, Ca 93405
Tel. 805-782-7250 | Fax 805-544-5174
Ashley Lightfoot – Director of Operational Services
Bill Barnhill – Maintenance, Operations and Transportation Manager
Wendy Galitello – Administrative Assistant II
Lisa Irwin – Administration Assistant I
Steve Avelar – Assistant
Michelle Terry – Lead Custodian
Sharon James – Custodian/Substitute Bus Driver
Miguel Rojas – Custodian/Substitute Bus Driver
Bernard Bonham – Custodian
Norma Esguerra – Custodian
Julie Lackie – Custodian
Haydn Kausch – Custodian