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 Heidi Emberling
Heidi Emberling
President 2016
(650) 308-4702
Term Expires 2016
Board member Terry Godfrey
Terry Godfrey
Vice President 2016
(650) 387-3210
Term Expires 2018
Board member Melissa Baten Caswell
Melissa Baten Caswell
Board Member
(650) 823-1166
Term Expires 2016
Board member Camille Townsend
Camille Townsend
Board Member
(650) 493-3410
Term Expires 2016
Board member Ken Dauber
Ken Dauber
Board Member
(650) 906-4340
Term Expires 2018