Diane Crosier
San Diego County Office of Education
-Joint Powers Authority (SDCOE-JPA)
and Schools Excess Liability Fund (SELF)
Area 6
Diane Crosier

Committee:  Claims &
Coverage Committee
Phone:  (858) 292-3747
Fax:  (858) 279-6236
Email:  dcrosier@sdcoe.net
Term Expires:  00/00/0000
Affiliation:  San Diego County
Schools JPA
Counties:  Imperial
Inyo
Los Angeles
Orange
Riverside
San Bernardino
San Diego
Santa Barbara
Ventura
12/19/2007
SELF Board of Directors
Winter 2007

SELF’s Board of Directors is made up of 34 representatives
and alternates employed by SELF members. Sixteen
representatives are elected by their peers to four-year terms
in their respective SELF areas. There are currently some
alternate board member positions vacant.

Area I
Clifton Anderson
candersn@humboldt.k12.ca.us
Area II
Wes Combes
wcombes@rbuhsd.k12.ca.us
Jan Keller - Alternate
jkeller@bcoe.org
Area III
John Falappino
sigjfalappino@earthlink.net
Richard Hare - Alternate
richard@tcsig.com
Area IV
Becky Slaughter
becky@crsig.com
Area V
Travis Steagall
tsteagall@smcsig.org
Sandra Lepley
slepley@pleasanton.k12.ca.us
Area VI
Nancy Anderson
nanderson@mvusd.k12.ca.us
Lynn April Hartline
lhartline@ocde.us
Eva Lueck
elueck@gusd.net
Paula Tanguay
tanguay@ascip.org
Denise Smith
denises@icoe.org
Eric Johnston
eric_johnston@snowline.k12.ca.us
John Fogarty - Alternate
jfogarty@ocde.us
Diane Crosier - Alternate
dcrosier@sdcoe.net
Toan Nguyen - Alternate
toan.nguyen@abcusd.k12.ca.us
Rick Carr - Alternate
rick_carr@mtnview.k12.ca.us
Karla Rhay - Alternate
karla_rhay@sbcss.k12.ca.us
Northern CC
Scott Miller
smiller@napavalley.edu
Teresa Scott
scottt@yosemite.cc.ca.us
Doug Brinkley -Alternate
doug.brinkley@scccd.edu
Tom Kesey - Alternate
tkesey@mendocino.edu
Southern CC
Michael Gregoryk
mgregoryk@mtsac.edu
Peter Hardash
hardash_peter@rsccd.org
John Didion - Alternate
didion_john@rsccd.org
CSU
Charlene Minnick
cminnick@calstate.edu
Michelle Schlack - Alternate
mschlack@calstate.edu
Crosier, Shinoff and Bonny Garcia:
One big happy family?

REGULAR MEETING
SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES
ADOPTED MINUTES
August 26, 2002
Board: Jim Cartmill •Robert Griego •Pearl Quiñones •Arlie N. Ricasa •Greg R. Sandoval
Superintendent: Ed Brand

Roll Call Board members present were Robert Griego, Pearl Quiñones, and Arlie Ricasa.

Also present were Ed Brand, superintendent, and Sandra Smith, clerk of the board.

III. Adjourn to Closed Session

1. STUDENT EXPULSIONS/SUSPENDED EXPULSIONS/REINSTATEMENTS – Education Code Section
48916-48918 (students identified by ID number).

2. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE EVALUATION/APPOINTMENT/TRANSFER – Government Code Section 54957

3. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR - Government Code Section 54957.6 4. CONFERENCE
WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – PENDING LITIGATION – Subdivision (a) of Section 54956.9

President Sandoval adjourned the public meeting to convene closed session at 6:06 p.m.

President Sandoval called the closed session meeting to order at 6:10 p.m.

Board members present were Robert Griego, Pearl Quiñones, and Arlie Ricasa. (Christopher Suber,
student board member, was excluded from the closed session meeting.) Jim Cartmill joined the closed
session meeting at 6:11 p.m.

Also attending closed session were Ed Brand, superintendent,
Bonny Garcia, legal counsel, Dan Shinoff, Jack Sleeth, and Diane
Crosier, general counsel, and Kathy Dahlen, labor negotiator.

President Sandoval adjourned the closed session meeting at 6:50 p.m., and reconvened the public
session at 7:00 p.m...
President Sandoval reported that the board took the following action:

Moved by Cartmill, seconded by Sandoval, to accept the administrative hearing panel’s recommendation
to reinstate the following students (students identified by ID number): #341381, #348491, #345926. Vote:
5-0


...Moved by Sandoval, seconded by Cartmill, to approve the following administrative transfer:  Kathleen
Guilfoyle Grants Manager September 3, 2002 Administration Center Vote: 5-0

...Moved by Cartmill, seconded by Quiñones, to approve the following administrative appointment:Jodi
Sevilla Grants Manager September, 2002 Administration Center Vote: 5-0

... Bill Cofer addressed an issue at Castle Park Middle School. Bryan Felber addressed the issue of
district growth. Peter Honan addressed the issue of solicitation on school campuses. Ruben Elizalde,
Charles Sarosy, and Michael Taylor addressed various issues at Eastlake High. Ramin Moshiri
addressed the issue of school performance.

Lori Moore addressed the issue of a long-range development plan. Charles Longo addressed the issue
of a closed session item. Gabrielle Longo addressed the issue of district athletics... Kim Longo
addressed the issue of public records.....

B. Instructional Support Services B-1. Approve consultant contract with Dr. Debra Pickering to conduct staff
development sessions for the Middle School Demonstration

... B-6. Approve consultant contract with California Student Opportunity Access Program (CAL-SOAP) to
provide services in recruiting, hiring and training to College Peer Advisors (CPA) for Montgomery High
School and the Academic Improvement and Achievement Act (AIAA) Office for the period of September 1,
2002, through June 30, 2003. This item was withdrawn by staff. C. Student Support Services C-1. Approve
consultant contracts with: 1. Phillip Weller to provide services for Mar Vista Middle School’s After School
Activities Program for the period of September 2002 through June 2003.
.. C-2. Approve Joint Outreach Specialist position with Southwestern Community College and the
Sweetwater Union High School District. Mr. Sandoval stated that he would abstain from this item since he
is employed at Southwestern College. Ms. Ricasa, who also works for the college, abstained as well.
Moved by Cartmill, seconded by Quiñones, with a vote of three yes, two abstentions (Ricasa, Sandoval);
student board member, yes.
D. D-3. Approve renewal of agreement with the San Diego County Superintendent of Schools to operate
selected courses, services and individual agreements as part of the Regional Occupational Program
(ROP) proposed
... D-7. Approve extension of the agreement between MAXIMUS, Inc., (MAXIMUS) and the Sweetwater
Union High School District to conduct adult education classes. Consent...
....
E-4. Authorize the appropriation $7,500 to the Education Mandated Cost Network, Special Litigation
Fund Group, as part of a mandated cost reimbursement appeal process...
. Consent.

E-7. Ratify the extension of consultant contract with School Services of California, Inc., for the months
of May, June, and July 2002, to provide legislative advocacy services
. Consent. ..

F-2. Human ResourcesF-2a. Approve/ratify certificated personnel recommendations for employment,
change of status, and separations as submitted. Consent.
F-2b. Approve/ratify classified personnel recommendations for employment, change of status, and
separations as submitted. Consent.
... F-2d. Approve a one-year extension of the collective bargaining agreement for the National Association
of Government Employees (NAGE), the exclusive representative of the supervisory unit. Consent.
F-2e. Approve contract with Standard Life Insurance Company for group, supplemental, and
accidental death and dismemberment for all employees effective January 1, 2003.
Consent.

F-3. PlanningF-3a. Authorize the superintendent, in accordance with Board
Policy 9220, to utilize/acquire legal counsel for asset utilization. Consent.

...  F-3s. Approve addendum to existing Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) agreement to add
coverage for MiddleSchool No. 11 at Eastlake. Consent. F-3t. Approve consultant contract with Katz &
Associates, Inc., to provide professional services to assist in planning and facilitating community task
force work. Consent...

G. Policy ReviewG-1. Approve revised Board Policy 3572, Destruction of Records &
Documents
. Consent...
H. Resolutions *H-1
.
Adopt Resolution No. 3023, authorizing County Counsel of San Diego
County to provide legal services for fiscal year 2003 through 2006. Moved
by Griego, seconded by Quiñones, with a vote of five yes; student board
member, yes.

... The meeting was adjourned at 10:01 p.m...
12/19/07 downloaded
Lisa Jensen and
Bonny Garcia

REGULAR MEETING
SWEETWATER UNION HIGH
SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF
TRUSTEES UNADOPTED MINUTES

7:00 p.m. June 20, 2005

Board: Jim Cartmill •Jaime Mercado
•Pearl Quiñones •Arlie N. Ricasa
•Greg R. Sandoval
Superintendent: Ed Brand •

Student Board Representative:
Federico d’Oleire Uquillas Order of
Business

1. OPENING PROCEDURES A. Call to Order President
Cartmill called the meeting to order at 6:04 p.m. B.Roll Call
Board members present were Jaime Mercado and Arlie N.
Ricasa. Also present were Bruce Husson, interim
superintendent, and Sandra Smith, clerk of the board. C.
Closed Session President Cartmill adjourned the public
meeting at 6:05 p.m. to convene closed session to discuss
the following closed session items as posted on the meeting
notice for this meeting: 1. STUDENT
EXPULSIONS/SUSPENDED
EXPULSIONS/REINSTATEMENTS – Education Code Section
48916-48918 (students identified by ID number)

2.PUBLIC EMPLOYEE
EVALUATION/APPOINTMENT/TRANSFER –
Government Code Section 54957 3.PUBLIC EMPLOYEE
DISCIPLINE/DISMISSAL/RELEASE/RECLASSIFICATION/
REASSIGNMENT/TRANSFER - Government Code
Section 54957 4.CONFERENCE WITH LABOR
NEGOTIATOR - Government Code Section 54957.6 5.
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL –
ANTICIPATED LITIGATION – Subdivision (b) of
Government Code Section 54956.9 President Cartmill
called the closed session meeting to order at 6:06 p.m.
Board members present were Jaime Mercado, Pearl
Quiñones, Arlie N. Ricasa, and Greg R. Sandoval.
(Federico d’Oleire Uquillas, student board
representative, was excluded from the closed session
meeting.)

Also attending closed
session were Bruce Husson,
Lisa Jensen from the Joint
Powers Authority, and Bonny
Garcia, General Counsel...
Blog posts re Diane Crosier

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SELF Member JPAs
as of Dec. 18, 2008:

Alliance of Schools for Cooperative
Ins. Programs (ASCIP)
Liability Program


Butte Schools Self Funded Programs
Liability Program

California Charter School Association
JPA
Liability Program

California State University Risk
Management Authority
Liability Program

Central Region School Insurance
Group
Liability Program

Golden State Risk Management
Authority
Workers' Comp. Program

North Coast Schools Insurance Group
Liability Program

Northern California Regional Liability
Excess Fund
Liability Program

Organization of Self-Insured Schools
Liability Program

San Diego County Schools Risk
Management JPA
Liability and Workers' Compensation

San Joaquin County Office of
Education
Liability Program

Schools Insurance Authority
Liability Program


Schools Insurance Group
Placer/Nevada
Liability Program

Shasta-Trinity Schools Insurance
Group
Liability Program

Southern California Regional Liability
Excess Fund
Liability Program

Southern California Schools Risk
Management JPA
Liability Program

Statewide Association of Community
Colleges
Liability Program

Tri-County Schools Insurance Group
Liability Program

Tuolumne JPA
Liability Program

Valley Insurance Program
Liability and Workers' Comp.  
This is the
information Diane
Crosier lists as a
member of the
California State Bar:

Diane Marjorie Crosier
Saratoga Glen
Escondido, CA
92025       Phone
Number         
Not Available
Fax Number        
Not Available
e-mail         
Not Available
Undergraduate School   
See Registration Card;
Law School  
Thomas Jefferson SOL;
12/9/1994
Admitted to The State
Bar of California

Why would the
director of a public
agency keep her
WORK ADDRESS,
PHONE NUMBER,
FAX AND EMAIL A
SECRET????
3) CROSIER, DIANE   
HOWERTON, JOSEPH ALLEN   
Kearny Mesa   Civil   
S625317  
10/17/1994  

4)
684171  CROSIER, DIANE   
HOWERTON, JOSEPH ALLEN   
San Diego   Civil   12/29/1994  

5)
549295  CROSIER, DIANE   
KILDARE, LOUISE V   
San Diego   Civil   09/18/1985  

6)
485281  CROSIER, DIANE   
AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS
UNION   San Diego   Civil   
04/26/1982  

7)
37-2008-00081583-CU-WT-CTL  
CROSIER, DIANE   
HARTNETT, RODGER J   
San Diego   Civil   04/07/2008  


8)
37-2007-00067434-CU-PO-CTL  
San Diego   Civil   05/25/2007
Plaintiffs:
CROSIER, DIANE   
HAPPY TRAILS   
Defendants:
CANYONSIDE STABLES, LLC
HAPPY TRAILS TRAIL
RIDES         
WINNE    DANIEL R      
WINNE    DANIEL R      
WINNE    THERESA E    
  
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What is the relationship between the millions of dollars of legal work Daniel
Shinoff got from SDCOE-JPA executive director Diane Crosier and the personal
legal work he did for her and/or her family?  Diane Crosier refused to answer
questions posed by a reporter. but I found this lawsuit filed by Dan Shinoff in
San Francisco on behalf of Crosier's son Christian.

* Cross complaint against Chris Crosier
Rodger Hartnett lawsuit pdf

Hartnett Declaration pdf
Diane Crosier has been sued by former claims coordinator Rodger Hartnett,
who knows the inner workings of the SDCOE-JPA intimately and exposed them
in his lawsuit.  
March 27, 2009: Rodger Harnett wins suit against Diane Crosier and SDCOE
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(JPA)
Executive
Committee
Public Record Requests
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John Burnham Insurance

San Francisco Lawsuit

Insurance
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Records
Rodger Hartnett
Declaration
SDCOE
Diane Crosier

Lora Duzyk
Missing Tort Claim

All Claims Denied
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SDCOE claim and
complaint
Dan Puplava
CALA

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History
Schools Excess Liability Fund
(SELF) board of directors
Term Expires:         06/30/2013
Affiliation: San Diego County Schools JPA
Crosier's personal
lawsuits--many
involving SDCOE
lawyer Dan Shinoff

1) Diane Crosier and Dan
Puplava v. Barry Alred et al


2)
Diane Crosier v. Scott
Dauenhauer

[Maura Larkins' note: This is
another
defamation suit involving
the
Diane Crosier and Dan
Shinoff
and Shinoff's ubiquitous
associate, Jeffrey Wade Jr.]
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Diane Crosier
Claims & Coverage Committee
Phone:         (858) 292-3747
Fax:         (858) 279-6236
diane.crosier@sdcoe.net
Term Expires:         06/30/2013
Affiliation: San Diego County Schools JPA
Alternate:         
Denise J. Smith
Toan Nguyen
Rick Carr
Karla Rhay
Tony Nahale
Darren Dang
Ashley Fenton
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Inyo
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