Board of Education

Beginning with the 2022 election, the Board of Education consists of seven members elected from seven trustee areas. The seven trustee area maps can be accessed below. The Superintendent of Schools serves as the Board Secretary and student representatives from each high school serve on the Board to represent student interests, but are non-voting members.

President Jessica Hare, Trustee Area 5

Vice-President Maiaiki Velazquez, Trustee Area 4
Dr. Bettye Lusk, Trustee Area 3
Tom Jennings, Trustee Area 2
Dr. Amanda Whitmire, Trustee Area 6
Jeff Uchida, Trustee Area 1Mr. Jeff Uchida
Sarah Ofstedal, Trustee Area 7Ms. Sarah Ofstedal  

Board Meetings

Board meetings are normally held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the following location unless otherwise indicated:

MPUSD | District Services Center
540 Canyon Del Rey Blvd.
Del Rey Oaks, CA

Closed Sessions

The Board of Trustees meets in closed session at designated times prior to the regular meeting at the NEW 6:30 p.m. time.

Special Board Meetings and Study Sessions

Throughout the year Special Board meetings are scheduled as needed to discuss and consider particular items.
Study Sessions are scheduled as needed. Date, time & topics are announced prior to each special meeting/study session.

Public Participation at Board Meetings

At each Board of Education meeting, there is an opportunity for the public to make comments regarding any non-agenda matters within the Board's subject matter jurisdiction. When the President of the Board recognizes a member of the public for oral comments, such comments are limited to three (3) minutes.

Contact Us

Please send correspondence to:

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Superintendent's Office
P.O. Box 1031
Monterey, CA 93942-1031

All correspondence will be delivered to Board Trustees prior to the meeting that immediately follows the date it was received.