County Board of Education
The Sonoma County Board of Education is comprised of five elected representatives from trustee areas that roughly correspond to the Sonoma County Board of Supervisor districts. The Sonoma County Superintendent of Schools serves as the ex-officio secretary to the County Board.
Area 1 | Gina Cuclis
Southeast section of the county
Elected 2012 | Term expires 2020
Area 2 | Peter Kostas
Southwest section of the county
Elected 2014 | Term expires 2018
Area 3 | Andrew Leonard
Board Vice President
Central section of the county
Apptd. 2015 | Term expires 2020
Area 4 | Lisa Wittke Schaffner
Northeast section of the county
Elected 2012 | Term expires 2018
Area 5 | Herman G. Hernandez
Northwest section of the county
Elected 2014 | Term expires 2020
Contacting Board Members
Board members can be reached via their SCOE email addresses. Their email addresses consist of their first initial, followed by their last name, @scoe.org. For example: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In December 2017, the board chose its new president: Herman G. Hernandez. Andrew Leonard is now the board's vice president.
All board actions take place in public session to give interested and concerned citizens and groups an opportunity to be heard. Regular meetings of the Sonoma County Board of Education are typically held at 3:00pm on the first Thursday of each month at the Sonoma County Office of Education, 5340 Skylane Boulevard, Santa Rosa. Get directions
Board Meeting Dates, Agendas & Minutes
The Sonoma County Board of Education has three standing committees.Business & Personnel Services
This committee's agendas and minutes are now available on Agenda Online. Previous agendas and minutes are listed below.
Governance & Policy
Instructional Services & Community
This committee's agendas and minutes are now available on Agenda Online.