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About the Governing Board

The Role of the Governing Board

     The Mt. Diablo Unified School District Board of Education is a policy-making body for the school district. The Governing Board is comprised of five trustees who are elected in November to serve staggered four-year terms in office and one Student Board Member who is appointed each school year according to Board Bylaw 9150

     The Board of Education duties include the following :

  • Establish policies for the Mt. Diablo Unified School District
  • Approve and oversee the school district budget
  • Serve as good stewards of taxpayer funds
  • Hire and supervise the Superintendent of Schools
  • Establish board committees
  • Lobby lawmakers and advocating on behalf of the Mt. Diablo Unified schools
  • Represent constituents, solicit input on key decisions and listen to concerns and needs of the community

Governing Board Contact Information

Cherise Khaund

Cherise Khaund
Board President
khaundc@mdusd.org 
Elected 2018
Term Expires 2022

 
Debra Mason

Debra Mason
Vice President
masond@mdusd.org
Elected 2014
Term Expires 2022

Linda Mayo

Linda Mayo
Trustee
mayol@mdusd.org
Elected 1997
Term Expires 2022

Erin McFerrin

Erin McFerrin
Trustee (Area 5)
mcferrine@mdusd.org
Elected 2020
Term Expires 2024

Keisha Nzewi
Keisha Nzewi
Trustee (Area 3)
nzewik@mdusd.org
Elected 2020
Term Expires 2024
Michelle Alas
Michelle Alas
Student Board Member
alasm@mdusd.org
Appointed 2020
Term Expires 2021

Looking for public comment information? See the Board Meetings Page.