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.

Future Board Meetings

05/02/2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
05/09/2017 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
05/19/2017 - 8:30am to 10:00am

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

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