About Us

CVEA is a strong and united voice, representing and advocating for 858 teachers, counselors, nurses, psychologists, resource specialists, speech/language pathologists, and State pre-school teachers. We have been the exclusive bargaining agent for Cajon Valley since 1950. Our Executive Board of Directors is comprised of nine full time elected bargaining unit members. Our Representative Council consists of over 80 elected faculty reps from our 29 school sites in the Cajon Valley Union School District. The board and reps form the backbone of a strong mentor network of experienced professionals. These elected representatives promote members ideas and are the influential voice that shapes our members excellent working conditions. Over two-thirds of CVEA members hold a graduate degree and average over fifteen years of teaching experience. CVEA members are recognized at the local, state and national level for their dedication towards seeing that every student, every day learns and grows. CVEA is proud to be affiliated with the California Teachers Association and the National Education Association. I invite you to join CVEA and become part of a group of employees that support each other as they strive to provide an excellent education for the children of East County.

Chris Prokop, CVEA President

Our Executive Board

Dave Szymanski
President
cveaprez@ectu.org
(619) 825-6980
Steve Davidson
Vice President
davidsonCVEA@gmail.com
Valerie Lynch
Treasurer
vlynch5969@gmail.com
Jennifer Cirar
Area Rep 1
cirar@cox.net
Andrea Jacobs
Area Rep 2
andrea.d.jacobs@gmail.com
Julie Litoff
Area Rep 3
emmasmommy07@gmail.com
Angela Najera
Area Rep 4
atnnajera@gmail.com
Susan Wallace
Area Rep 5
susieq4u84@hotmail.com
Michelle Towns-Huerta
Bargaining Chair
cvea.secretary@gmail.com
Laura Bowen
CTA Staff
lbowen@cta.org

Representative Council

Avocado
Blossom Valley
Jennifer Ruffer
jenlruffer@gmail.com
Jill Nugent
jicnug@gmail.com
Bostonia Global High School
Bostonia Language Academy
Joana Martinez
joanalmtnz@gmail.com
Paola Martinez
bribies2@gmail.com
Rogelio Palacio
riopalaciosd@yahoo.com
Cajon Valley Middle
Chase
Stephanie Newbold
senewbold@cox.net
Cooperative Home Ed
Angie Aylesworth
angiaylesworth@yahoo.com
Counselors
Madalyn Brion-Reed
mad.reed@gmail.com
Crest
District Office
Emerald
Justin Rutherford
justindruth@gmail.com
Amanda Jimenez
alhartje@gmail.com
Flying Hills
Fuerte
Greenfield
Hillsdale
Darla Phillips
kooltchr@hotmail.com
Kimberly Verduzco
verduzcoka@yahoo.com
Janis Badolato
janisbad@yahoo.com
Penny Scarbrough
penscarby@yahoo.com
Jamacha
Shannon Savinon
savinon@icloud.com
Karen Oberg-Calabrese
koberg11@yahoo.com
Lorena McMillan
lorimac007@gmail.com
Johnson
Lexington
Los Coches Creek
Baharak Hashemian
Ms_baha@yahoo.com
Debbi Turner
tndturner@cox.net
Madison
Sally Costello
cozsally@cox.net
Magnolia
Nicolle Howard
howard.nm@gmail.com
Meridian
Montgomery
Rancho SD
Rios
Danielle Bowen
daniebowen@gmail.com
SLP
Victoria Wiley-Gire
flamencovic@gmail.com
Sevick
Vista Grande
Michelle Ancell-Salemi
mica@cox.net
WD Hall