Volunteers of the Year 2015

Poway Unified Announces the Selection of District Volunteers of the Year

Hiroko Goldstein-Baba, Patti Matsuoka, and Rheia Vigay Receive Honors

The Poway Unified School District is fortunate to have hundreds of volunteers who donate countless hours to the children on PUSD. The PUSD Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. John Collins would like to thank all of our volunteers for their time and support. Each PUSD school has the opportunity to nominate a candidate as an outstanding volunteer of the year. The following volunteers were chosen as PUSD Volunteers of the Year:
Hiroko Goldstein-Baba, Canyon View Elementary School; Patti Matsuoka,Twin Peaks Middle School; and Rheia Vigay, Poway High School;

The following is a list of all the PUSD school site Volunteers of the Year. All of these finalists are representative of the high caliber of volunteers whose sincerity and dedication benefit hundreds of PUSD students.

Name Site
  Abraxas High School
Kathy Duston Adobe Bluffs Elementary School
  Bernardo Heights Middle School
Josie Burye Black Mountain Middle School
Hiroko Goldstein-Baba Canyon View Elementary School
Janette “Jan” Haase Chaparral Elementary School
Cindy Lee Creekside Elementary School
Erin Mitchell Deer Canyon Elementary School
Jeff Erwin Del Norte High School
Esther Beentjes Del Sur Elementary School
Claudine Hagerstrom Garden Road Elementary School
Lisa Velazquez Meadowbrook Middle School
Bradley Chang Mesa Verde Middle School
Angela Vivas Midland Elementary School
Theresa Manalang Monterey Ridge Elementary School
Jennifer Hagan Morning Creek Elementary School
Kris Webster Mt. Carmel High School
Ann Rubio Oak Valley Middle School
Hilary Pollard Painted Rock Elementary School
Jeff Johnson Park Village Elementary School
Gioia Bowser Pomerado Elementary School
Rheia Vigay Poway High School
Dr. Alan Elliott Rancho Bernardo High School
Erin Navage Rolling Hills Elementary School
Carol Ware Stone Ranch Elementary School
Dixie Levine Sundance Elementary School
Franny Chin Sunset Hills Elementary School
Mary Costello Tierra Bonita Elementary School
Genni Myles Turtleback Elementary School
Patti Matsuoka Twin Peaks Middle School
Laura Danahy Valley Elementary School
Patty Tokushige Westwood Elementary School
  Westview High School
Julie Hume Willow Grove Elementary School
Edward Wiesmeier III Student Support Service/After School Education and Safety


The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2121, jjimenez@powayusd.com. For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840, jdayhoff@powayusd.com

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