Board Info

Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) Board of Education has five members who are elected by the public to four-year terms. Elections are held in even-numbered years, and terms are staggered so that two or three seats are open at each election.

You may email the Board members by clicking on the respective 'Contact' button below. Please direct US Mail to each Board member at: Palo Alto Unified School District, 25 Churchill Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306.  In order to protect your privacy, mail to Board members is collected and given to Board members without being opened by staff.

Board Members

Board member Terry Godfrey
Terry Godfrey
President 2017
(650) 387-3210
Term Expires 2018
Board member Ken Dauber
Ken Dauber
Vice President 2017
(650) 906-4340
Term Expires 2018
Board member Melissa Baten Caswell
Melissa Baten Caswell
Board Member
(650) 823-1166
Term Expires 2020
Todd Collins
Todd Collins
Board Member
(650) 403-2084
Term Expires 2020
Jennifer DiBrienza
Jennifer DiBrienza
Board Member
(917) 501-0930
Term Expires 2020

Weekly Communication

Last week I wrote about the “welcome rain,” but this week I am not so sure how welcome it is! It certainly has been wet. The rains, however, have not dampened our productivity in classrooms, offices, and at the Board dais. Students and teachers...