San Luis Obispo County Board of Education
Diane A. Ward
Trustee Area 1 – 2024
Trustee Area 2 – 2026
Trustee Area 3 – 2024
Trustee Area 4 – 2026
Trustee Area 5 – 2026
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San Luis Obispo County Office of Education
James J. Brescia, Secretary to County Board of Education
3350 Education Drive, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Ms. Ward was appointed to office in 2000, representing Trustee Area No. 1 (Paso Robles Joint Unified School District, Pleasant Valley Joint Union Elementary School District, San Miguel Joint Union School District and Shandon Joint Unified School District). Ms. Ward is a business owner and long-time north county resident.
Mr. Madonna was elected to office in 1985, representing Trustee Area No. 2 (Cayucos Elementary School District, Coast Unified School District and Templeton Unified School District). Mr. Madonna is a rancher and long-time resident of Cayucos.
Mr. Peterson was appointed to office in 2015, representing Trustee Area No. 3 (San Luis Coastal Unified School District). Mr. Peterson is a retired business executive and is a long-time resident of San Luis Obispo.
Mr. Olivarria was elected to office in 2018, representing Trustee Area No. 4 (Lucia Mar Unified School District) Mr. Olivarria is a retired educator, serving the Lucia Mar USD for 36 years. Mr. Olivarria also has served on the County Committee for School District Organization since 2013.
Mr. Galvan was appointed in 2017 representing Trustee Area No. 5 (Atascadero Unified School District). Mr. Galvan has lived in the community of Atascadero for 39 years and is retired from law enforcement.
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