School Staff

Administrative Staff
Julie Kozel

Kerry Urquhart
Office Manager

Terry Wright
Office Assistant/Attendance Clerk

Teaching Staff

Adler, Katherine

Grades 4/5

Alvarado, Patricia
Special Education Teacher Grades 5 and 6

Barr, Tiffany
Grade 1

Brandt, Micaela

Grade  2

Callis, Wendy

Grades 5

Coburn, Josie
Music and Band

Devereaux, Bill

Grade  4

Elkin, Miranda

Grade 6

Kuykendall, Colleen

Emma Kuykendall
Intervention Teacher

Dunne, Tony


Felix, Danielle

Grade 5

Feliz, Jessica


Garcia, Deedra
Intervention Teacher

Hinden, Susan
Grades 2 and 3

Hodson, Joslyn
Grade  6

Karamitsos, Beth
Grade 1

Kazanjian, Janae
Grade 1

Kuykendall, Emma
Intervention Teacher

Jenn Larrabee
Enrichment/Arts Attack

Gregory Lehman
Resource Specialist

Mahoney, Gloria
Grade 2

Mee, Ali

Meertens, Karen
Grade 4 

Mier, Karen
Grade 2

Miller, Ashley
Grade 1

Naess, Jen
Speech and Language

Riezebos, Stacy

Grade 6

Saleen, Julie
Grade 5

Saylor, Garry
Grade 3

Shuffield, Jamie
Grades 3 and 4

Slezak, Sarah


Soriano, Yvette

Whitehair, Steven
Special Education Teacher, Grades  4 and 5

Winkelpleck, Dustin

Grade 3

York, Sarah
Intervention Teacher

Support Staff

Gallegos, Solana


Mau, Tami


Jimenez, Michelle
Health Room

Guerrero, Karen
Child Care Coordinator
Lead Custodian
Rachel Dedek


The Orcutt Union School District does not discriminate against individuals based on actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation. Compliance Officer: Susan Salucci, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources/Discrimination/Equity & Title lX Compliance Officer, 500 Dyer Street, Orcutt, CA 93455, Email:, Phone: 805-938-8909. See district policies at