Student Board Members & Superintendent Student Advisory Council (SSAC)


Student Board Members

Amelie Arango (Westmont High School) and Sophia Tian (Prospect High School) are our 2022-2023 Student Board Members and they represent over 8,600 CUHSD students from Boynton, Branham, Del Mar, Leigh, Prospect, and Westmont High Schools.
  • To represent and elevate the student voice by being the bridge between the school board and students.
  • All students are safe, supported, and valued.
  • All Students develop knowledge, skills, and confidence.
  • All Students are engaged, challenged, and prepared.
  • Represent student interests at the district level
  • Bridge between Board and all students in the district
  • Co-chair of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council (SSAC)
  • Communication
    • Stay informed of student interests across the district through regular communication with Site Representatives.
  • Board Meetings
    • Attend bi-monthly board meetings (Thursdays at 6pm).
    • Provide reports to the Board at each board meeting (activities, culture, challenges, etc.).
  • School visits
    • Visit each school site once per semester and lead student focus groups.
    • Report information from focus groups to school administration and the school board.

Superintendent Student Advisory Council (SSAC)

Superintendent Student Advisory Council is responsible for representing each of their schools. Representatives are responsible for reporting any concerns they feel are important at the district level. Our council members are:

Co-Chairs Branham HS Del Mar HS
Amelie Arango (12)
Sophia Tian (11)
Leigh HS
Prospect HS
Westmont HS
  • To provide equal representation of student voice across the district.
  • Represent student interests of your school
  • Bridge between district and students at your school
  • Collaborate with other Site Reps at your school
Additional Roles
  • Secretary
  • Events Coordinator
  • Communications Coordinator
  • California Student Board Member Association Liaison
  • Communication
    • Stay informed of student interests across your school and communicate those to the Superintendent and Student Board Members.
  • Meetings
    • Attend monthly Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council meetings (weekday evening)
    • Provide school reports to the Student Board Members prior to each board meeting(activities, culture, challenges)
  • School visits
    • Participate in two school site visits at your own site