San Diego County Office of Education
-Joint Powers Authority (SDCOE-JPA)
and Schools Excess Liability Fund (SELF)
Committee: Claims &
Phone: (858) 292-3747
Fax: (858) 279-6236
Term Expires: 00/00/0000
Affiliation: San Diego County
SELF Board of Directors
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.
Jan Keller - Alternate
Richard Hare - Alternate
Lynn April Hartline
John Fogarty - Alternate
Diane Crosier - Alternate
Toan Nguyen - Alternate
Rick Carr - Alternate
Karla Rhay - Alternate
Doug Brinkley -Alternate
Tom Kesey - Alternate
John Didion - Alternate
Michelle Schlack - Alternate
Crosier, Shinoff and Bonny Garcia:
One big happy family?
SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES
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:
...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
... 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 &
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
... The meeting was adjourned at 10:01 p.m...
Lisa Jensen and
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
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/REINSTATEMENTS – Education Code Section
48916-48918 (students identified by ID number)
Government Code Section 54957 3.PUBLIC EMPLOYEE
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
Also attending closed
session were Bruce Husson,
Lisa Jensen from the Joint
Powers Authority, and Bonny
Garcia, General Counsel...
SELF Member JPAs
as of Dec. 18, 2008:
Alliance of Schools for Cooperative
Ins. Programs (ASCIP)
Butte Schools Self Funded Programs
California Charter School Association
California State University Risk
Central Region School Insurance
Golden State Risk Management
Workers' Comp. Program
North Coast Schools Insurance Group
Northern California Regional Liability
Organization of Self-Insured Schools
San Diego County Schools Risk
Liability and Workers' Compensation
San Joaquin County Office of
Schools Insurance Authority
Schools Insurance Group
Shasta-Trinity Schools Insurance
Southern California Regional Liability
Southern California Schools Risk
Statewide Association of Community
Tri-County Schools Insurance Group
Valley Insurance Program
Liability and Workers' Comp.
This is the
Crosier lists as a
member of the
California State Bar:
Diane Marjorie Crosier
See Registration Card;
Thomas Jefferson SOL;
Admitted to The State
Bar of California
Why would the
director of a public
agency keep her
FAX AND EMAIL A
3) CROSIER, DIANE
HOWERTON, JOSEPH ALLEN
Kearny Mesa Civil
684171 CROSIER, DIANE
HOWERTON, JOSEPH ALLEN
San Diego Civil 12/29/1994
549295 CROSIER, DIANE
KILDARE, LOUISE V
San Diego Civil 09/18/1985
485281 CROSIER, DIANE
AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS
UNION San Diego Civil
HARTNETT, RODGER J
San Diego Civil 04/07/2008
San Diego Civil 05/25/2007
CANYONSIDE STABLES, LLC
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WINNE THERESA E
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.
lawyer Dan Shinoff
1) Diane Crosier and Dan
Puplava v. Barry Alred et al
2) Diane Crosier v. Scott
[Maura Larkins' note: This is
another defamation suit involving
the Diane Crosier and Dan
Shinoff and Shinoff's ubiquitous
associate, Jeffrey Wade Jr.]
Schools Excess Liability
Fund (SELF) board of
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Claims & Coverage Committee
Phone: (858) 292-3747
Fax: (858) 279-6236
Term Expires: 06/30/2013
Affiliation: San Diego County Schools JPA
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