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Student Advisor


Student Advisors are appointed for one-year terms by the Board of Trustees. The Student Advisor is intended to provide input on matters pertaining to the student body but has no vote. 

Biographies & Email Info


Please note that communications through Trustee email accounts are considered public 
records under Government Code Sections 6250-6276.


Amy Hanacek, President
Dana Point Resident
Represents Area 1, which covers portions of San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente and Dana Point including Capistrano Beach. Elected in 2012 for a term ending in 2016.

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Amy Hanacek

Jim Reardon, Vice President
San Juan Capistrano Resident
Represents Area 2, which covers portions of San Juan Capistrano and Mission Viejo, and the Ladera Ranch and Las Flores areas. Elected in 2012 for a term ending in 2016.

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Jim Reardon

Martha McNicholas, Clerk
Laguna Niguel Resident
Represents Area 4, which covers portions of Laguna Niguel and Dana Point. First elected in 2014 for a term ending in 2018.

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Martha McNicholas

John M. Alpay, Board Member
San Clemente Resident
Represents Area 3, which covers San Clemente.  First elected in 2010.  Re-elected in 2012 for a term ending in 2016

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Lynn Hatton-Hodson, Board Member
Mission Viejo Resident
Represents Area 7, which covers portions of Rancho Santa Margarita, Mission Viejo, and Coto de Caza. Elected to the board in 2010.  Re-elected in 2014 for a term ending in 2018.

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Lynn Hatton

Gila Jones, Board Member
Mission Viejo Resident
Represents Area 6, which covers portions of Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel and San Juan Capistrano. First elected in 2014 for a term ending in 2018.

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Gila Jones

Dr. Gary Pritchard, Board Member
Aliso Viejo Resident
Represents Area 5, which covers a portion of Aliso Viejo and Laguna Niguel. First elected in 2010. Re-elected in 2012 for a term ending in 2016.

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The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

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