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Student Board Members and Superintendent Student Advisory Council (SSAC)

Student Board Members
 
Alison Lubiens and Ainsley Bateman, Student Board Representatives
Alison Lubiens (Prospect High School) and Ainsley Bateman (Branham High School) are our 2021-2022 Student Board Members and they represent over 8,000 CUHSD students from Boynton, Branham, Del Mar, Leigh, Prospect, and Westmont.
 
Mission:
To represent and elevate the student voice by being the bridge between the school
board and students.

Our Vision:
All students are safe, supported, and valued.
All Students develop knowledge, skills, and confidence.
All Students are engaged, challenged, and prepared.
 
Roles & Responsibilities
Roles:
 
  • 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)

Responsibilities:
 
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 and is responsible for reporting any concerns that they feel are important at the district level.
 
Mission:
To provide equal representation of student voice across the district.
 
Our 2020-2021 Superintendent Student Advisory Council Members
Co-Chairs:
  • Alison Lubiens (Grade 12)
  • Ainsley Bateman (Grade 11)
 
Branham:
  • Julie Kim (12)
  • Allison Wang (11)
  • Michelle Ho (11)
  • Maggie Dong (11)

Del Mar:
  • Allyson Cabatcha (12)
  • Rachel Weinberg (12)
  • Sydney Fought (12)
  • Stephanie Akhigbe-Egberuare (12) 

Leigh:
  • Ava Sarin (11)
  • Natalie McCarroll (11)
  • Vaibhav Shukla (11)
  • Mia Jin (11)

Prospect:
  • Edan Sasson (12)
  • Deshna Govil (11)
  • Mohnish Rana (11)
  • Jennifer Wolk (12)

Westmont:
  • Lavanika Sharma (12)
  • Mikaela Hammer-Longosz (10)
  • Kanika Thakur (11)
  • Lindsay Der (12)
 
Roles & Responsibilities
Roles:
  • 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
 
Responsibilities:

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

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