Executive Board

Executive Board 2015-16

  • President – Karen McBride
  • 1st Vice President – Dee Carter Brown, Harding Elementary
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Rebekah Sillars, La Colina Junior High
  • Membership Director – Cate Nelson, Dos Pueblos High School
  • Rep-At-Large – Kirk Taylor, San Marcos High School
  • Political Awareness Director – Bill Gourley, Goleta Valley JHS
  • Racial/Ethnic Minority Director – Silvina Pereira, Dos Pueblos HS
  • Child Development Director – Eric Eisenberg, Washington Children’s Center
  • CTA State Council delegate –  Karen McBride

Elections Committee

  • Cathy Garcia – Chair, Santa Barbara JH
  • Joyce Adriansen – Santa Barbara HS

Insurance Committee

Negotiations Team

  • Helen Murdoch (Recorder) – San Marcos HS
  • Derek Drew – San Marcos HS
  • Lisa Minotto – Cleveland Elementary (Committee Chair)
  • Gretchen Hess – Dos Pueblos High School
  • Steve Dugan – La Colina Junior High
  • Jennifer Hardin – Santa Barbara Community Academy
  • Cindy Heller – CTA Staff

Organizing Team

  • Cami Stevens – La Colina (Committee chair)

Political Action Committee (PAC)

  • Bill Gourley – Chair, Goleta Valley JH
  • Rebekah Sillars – La Colina Junior High

Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) Joint Committee

  • Christine McClain – Goleta Valley JH
  • Meredith Llewellyn – McKinley Elementary
  • Janette Pienado – Goleta Valley JH

Women’s Issues Contact

  • Silvina Pereira – Dos Pueblos HS

Office Manager

  • Alicia Sorkin

“The strongest bond of human sympathy outside the family relation should be one uniting working people of all nations and tongues and kindreds.”
-Abraham Lincoln