CSLA Personnel

CSLA State Board

The California School Library Association is governed by a state Executive Board and two regional boards, Northern and Southern. The fifteen-member state Executive Board is comprised of the nine elected state officers listed below together with the presidents, presidents-elect, and immediate past presidents of the two regional boards. Three ex-officio, non-voting members of the Executive Board include liaisons from the California Department of Education, the California Teachers Association, and the California School Library Foundation.

 

CSLA State Board Bylaws

CSLA State Board Handbook

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Rosan Cable

Past President - 2024-2025

Teacher Librarian

Garden Grove High School

Garden Grove, CA

President_Rosan@csla.net

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Rene Hohls

President - 2024-2025

Librarian

Fort Bragg Unified School District

Fort Bragg, CA

President_Rene@csla.net

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Aimee Korynta

President-Elect - 2024-2025

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Woodland Joint Unified School District

Woodland, CA

President_Aimee@csla.net

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Dan Alvarado

Vice President, Classified - 2023-2025

Library Media Specialist

Fresno Unified School District

classified@csla.net

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Kate Applebee

Vice President, Anti-Bias, Anti-Racism - 2024-2026

Teacher Librarian

Grand Terrace High School

Grand Terrace, CA

abar@csla.net

Lisa Cheby

Sasha Kinney

Vice President, Communications - 2022-2024

District Librarian

Folsom Cordova Unified School District

communication@csla.net

Lisa Cheby

Lisa Cheby

Vice President, Government Relations - 2022-2024

Teacher Librarian

Verdugo Hills High School

Tujunga, CA

governmentrelations@csla.net

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Heather Gruenthal

Vice President, Membership - 2023-2025

Teacher Librarian

Stanford Middle School and Perry Lindsey Academy Middle School

Long Beach, CA

membership@csla.net

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Ashlee Nishiya

Vice President, Professional Development - 2024-2026

Coordinator, Library, Media, Reading & Literacy

Ventura County Office of Education

Ventura, CA

 

Dan Alvarado

Christina Maben

Secretary - 2024-2026

Teacher Librarian

Long Beach Unified School District

Long Beach, CA

secretary@csla.net

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Melissa Misenhimer

Treasurer - 2023-2025

Teacher Librarian

Portola High School

Irvine, CA

treasurer@csla.net

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Nicole Piscionere

Liaison, CTA

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Renée Ousley-Swank

Liaison, CDE

School Library Technology Consultant
Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA
95814-5901
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Katie Williams

Liaison & President, CSLF

Teacher Librarian, retired

CSLA Northern Region Board

The Northern Region Board is comprised of three presidents and two section representatives from each of the four Northern Region Sections. The president, president-elect and past president below are also members of the CSLA State Executive Board.

 

CSLA Northern Region Board Bylaws

CSLA Northern Region Board Handbook

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Kathryn Levenson

Past-President - 2024-2025

Teacher Librarian
Piedmont High School
Piedmont, CA
nrpresident@csla.net

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Terry Lai

President - 2024-2025

Teacher Librarian

San Francisco Unified School District

San Francisco, CA

nrpresident@csla.net

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Josie Andrews

President-Elect - 2024-2025

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Vacant Position

Secretary

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Vacant Position

Treasurer

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Kelly Martino

NR Section 1 Representative - 2024-2026

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Michelle Koski

NR Section 1 Representative - 2024-2025

Jennifer Zimny

Jennifer Zimny

NR Section 2 Representative - 2023-2025

Teacher Librarian
Ponderosa High School
Shingle Springs, CA

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Amy Linden

NR Section 2 Representative - 2023-2024

El Dorado High School
Placerville, CA
alinden@eduhsd.k12.ca.us

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Vacant Position

NR Section 3 Representative

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Vacant Position

NR Section 3 Representative

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Vacant Position

NR Section 4 Representative

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Vacant Position

NR Section 4 Representative

CSLA Southern Region Board

The Southern Region Board is comprised of three presidents and two section representatives from each of the six Souther Region Sections. The president, president-elect and past president below are also members of the CSLA State Executive Board.

 

CSLA Southern Region Board Bylaws

CSLA Southern Region Board Handbook

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Vacant Position

Past-President - 2024-2025

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Rachel Hatcher-Day

President - 2024-2025

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President-Elect - 2024-2025

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Vacant Position

Secretary

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Vacant Position

Treasurer

Gabriela Gualano (1)

Tanya Whitehouse

SR Section 1 Representative - 2023-2025

Teacher Librarian

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Vacant Position

SR Section 1 Representative

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Silvia Gutierrez

SR Section 2 Representative - 2023-2025

Teacher Librarian

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Dionne Taylor

SR Section 2 Representative - 2024-2026

Teacher Librarian

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Lia Ladas

SR Section 3 Representative - 2023-2025

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Vacant Position

SR Section 3 Representative

Erika Gangnath

Vacant Position

SR Section 4 Representative

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Vacant Position

SR Section 4 Representative

Jeanne Weserbe

Jeanna Wersebe

SR Section 5 Representative - 2023-2025

Teacher Librarian
El Camino High School
Oceanside, CA

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Vacant Position

SR Section 5 Representative

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Amelia Lafleur

SR Section 6 Representative - 2023-2025

Librarian

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Vacant Position

SR Section 6 Representative

CSLA Staff

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Sue Heraper

Administrative Assistant

Librarian - Retired
Newbury Park High School
Newbury Park, CA
assist@csla.net

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Jeff Frost

Legislative Lobbyist

CSLA Region Map

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