Board of Trustees
The District's Board of Trustees is elected by the community to provide leadership and citizen oversight for our schools. The 5-member Board works with the Superintendent to:
- Set direction for the district
- Establish policies
- Provide accountability
- Provide community leadership on behalf of the district and public education
Members of the Campbell Union High School District (CUHSD) Board of Trustees are elected by the public to four-year terms. Elections are held in even-numbered years and are by-trustee area on a staggered schedule. In 2022, trustee-areas, one, two, and three will be up for election. In 2024, trustee-areas four and five will be up for election. To locate which Trustee area you live in, type your address in the search bar at the top of the interactive by-Trustee area map.
Trustee Area 5
Term expires in 2024
Aine O’Donovan grew up in Ireland where she studied Electrical Engineering as an undergraduate, and then completed a PhD in Microelectronics. She was the first person in her immediate and extended family to go to college. After college, Aine moved to the Bay Area where she worked in research & development and later in program management. In recent years she has worked as an independent consultant with a focus on community engagement, communications strategy, program development, and process improvement. This included a project with CUHSD where she focused on district and school website redesign. Aine has been involved in our local public schools as a parent volunteer for the past 17 years where her roles have included Class Coordinator, 5K Run/Walk Co-Chair and PTSA/HSC Positive School Climate Chair, Vice-President, and President. Aine is currently Past-President and Communications Chair at Leigh Home & School Club. She earned District and Leigh Volunteer of the Year along with being Volunteer of the Year at her son’s elementary school. Aine’s older son graduated from Leigh High School in 2019. Her younger son is currently a Junior at Leigh High School. Aine cares deeply about our students and our education system and feels very grateful for the opportunity to be more involved in the discussions and decisions that drive the direction of our District.
Stacey Brown, President
Trustee Area 3
Term expires 2022
Stacey Brown was born and raised in the New York Tri-state area. After receiving her engineering degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology and because Silicon Valley is the "If I can make it there I'll make it anywhere" place for engineers, she relocated to San Jose. Stacey worked for a legendary Silicon Valley software company in a range of positions from software development to systems integration, implementation and sales. She started her own highly successful consulting firm, learning firsthand about leadership, fiscal accountability, and building great teams of people.
Stacey’s favorite role is mother to her two sons, both products of the Campbell Union High School District. Her volunteerism started in the classrooms of her son’s elementary school and led to serving on the Cambrian School Board from 2010 to 2014. Stacey is enthusiastic about transforming the high school experience to best prepare our students for their future livelihoods in the 21st century. She invites us all to take that journey together and can be contacted any time.
Trustee Area 4
Term expires 2024
Linda Goytia is also the Board representative on the MetroED Governing Board.
Linda Goytia taught in the Campbell Union High School District for 38 years, raising two sons who graduated from the district. She holds a B.S. in biology and an M.S. in English and served for 13 years as a mentor teacher and intern coach. Linda was the district’s Teacher of the Year and the CA League of High Schools Region V Educator of the Year for 2001. She was also the recipient of five Dorothy Wright Awards for Excellence in Education from SJSU and received a Fulbright Memorial Fund Scholarship in 2004 to study education in Japanese schools. Before retiring in 2009, she chaired the District’s Domestic Violence Curriculum Project.After retiring, Linda continued subbing and volunteering in the district before seeking service as a board member. She hopes to “be an advocate for student success by creating opportunities for parents, teachers and the community to provide the critical context for decision-making.” Your news, insights, comments and concerns are welcome. Linda can be contacted any time.
Trustee Area 2
Term expires in 2022
Michael Winter joins the Board as a provisional appointment effective March 31, 2022. He replaces Kristiina Almeida whose term expires in 2022.
Robert Varich, Board Clerk
Trustee Area 1
Term expires in 2022
Alternate Board representative to the MetroED Governing Board
As a local business owner, recent three-term Moreland School District Trustee and alum of local high schools, Robert Varich brings a wealth of experience to the Campbell Union High School District School Board. Trustee Varich grew up in the district and has owned Pinnacle One Insurance Agency and Allstate Insurance, on Saratoga Avenue in the C.U.H.S.D attendance area for 30 years. Robert's school Board experience began in 2004 on the Moreland School Board where he held leadership positions including board president and board clerk. During his tenure on the Moreland School Board, the Board turned around a struggling school – the lowest scoring elementary in the county, selected and hired three superintendents and saw the Moreland district and staff recognized for state and national awards including 4 CSBA Golden Bell awards, 3 SCCSBA Hoffman awards and the prestigious National School Boards Assoc.’s Top Award, The Magna Award. Robert's focus while serving on the CUHSD Board will include: Student safety, Customer service, Fiscal responsibility, with a special focus on voter-approved Bond Projects.