Head of Academics
Dr. Nicole Priestly serves as the Head of Academics for SFUSD and has over 25 years of experience in education, including an extensive background in instructional leadership.
Interim Head of Communications and External Affairs
Hong Mei Pang is serving as the Interim Head of Communications and External Affairs at SFUSD, where she leads the District's communications and government affairs.
Head of Facilities
Dawn Kamalanathan joined SFUSD following twelve years with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (SFRPD), where she had served as the Director of Planning and Capital Management.
Head General Counsel
Danielle Houck works collaboratively with the Board of Education, the superintendent and district staff offering legal advice and counsel, while providing leadership to the legal department.
Head of Human Resources
Kristin Bijur is the Head of Human Resources Officer in SFUSD, responsible for recruiting, hiring, onboarding, developing, and retaining high quality and diverse talent in all employee groups in service of SFUSD's equity vision.
Interim Head of Labor Relations
Sam Bass serves as the Interim Head of Labor Relations, leading the negotiations and agreements with the many labor partners that serve as stakeholders for the school district.
Head of Research, Planning and Assessment
Ritu Khanna oversees RPA, which is responsible for providing, analyzing and interpreting data, and for supporting data-driven decision making by school administrators and teachers for the improvement of teaching and learning throughout the district.
Head of Staff
Marin Trujillo joined SFUSD after 23 years of service at West Contra Costa Unified School District serving as a school site Healthy Start Coordinator, Family and Community Engagement Coordinator, Public Information Officer.
Head of Special Education
Before becoming Head of Special Education, Jean Robertson was the principal at Glen Park School. Prior to that, Jean was a supervisor in the Special Education Department for one year and the principal at Grattan Elementary School for 11 years.
Head of Student and Family Services
Mele has deep experience and expertise in partnering with community groups, community organizing and strategic planning, evaluation, policy analysis and development and mobilizing stakeholders to support and address issues impacting students and families
This page was last updated on November 24, 2022