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Superintendent and Administration

West Covina School District Administration

West Covina Unified School District is home to some of the finest educators and administrators in the state. We work hard to ensure that each of our students receives an education of excellence, and we make every decision with our students’ best interests in mind. We welcome you to contact any member of our team with questions or concerns.

Superintendent

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Charles D. Hinman, Ed.D.
Superintendent
626-939-4600 ext. 4670
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Monica Kelley
Executive Assistant to Superintendent
626-939-4600 ext. 4670
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Cabinet

Robert Coghlan, PhD
Assistant Superintendent,
Business Services Division
626-939-4600 ext. 4699
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Denise Knutsen
Assistant Superintendent,
Educational Services Division
626-939-4600 ext. 4645
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Michael Seaman
Assistant Superintendent,
Human Resources Division
626-939-4600 ext. 4672
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Martha Morales
Executive Assistant -

Assistant Superintendent of Business Services
626-939-4600 ext. 4699
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Adelina Alvarado
Executive Assistant -

Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services
626-939-4600 ext. 4646
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Sue Sotelo
Executive Assistant -

Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources
626-939-4600 ext. 4672
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Business Services Administration

John Ziegenhohn
Chief Fiscal Executive
(626) 939-4600 ext. 4636
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Dave Larkin
Chief Facilities Director
626-939-4600 ext. 4653
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Corina Ulloa
Director of Nutrition Services
626-939-4600 ext. 4657
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Walter Tatum
Director of Maintenance, Operations,
and Transportation
626-939-4600 ext. 4649
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Steve Matsubara
Accounting/Auditor
626-939-4600 ext. 4637
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Penny Reyes
Supervisor of Purchasing
626-939-4600 ext. 4662
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Educational Services Administration

Cheryl Lesikar
Director of Elementary Curriculum,

Instruction, and Categorical Programs
626-939-4600 ext. 4642
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Diana Casato
Director of Special Education

626-939-4600 ext. 4678
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Geoff Hurst
Chief Technology Officer
626-939-4600 ext. 4665
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Gloria Duncan, Ed.D.
Director of Secondary Curriculum

and Instruction 
626-939-4600 ext. 4046
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Laura Anderson
Coordinator of Data Assessment 
626-939-4600 ext. 4745
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Frank Maier
Coordinator II of Special Education
626-939-4600 ext. 2313
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Margaret Green
Coordinator of College and Career Pathways
626-939-4600
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Hilda Flores, Ed.D.
Director of Special Projects
626-939-4600 ext. 4668
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Yolanda Cork-Anthony
Coordinator II of Special Education
626-939-4600 ext. 4712
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Student Services Administration

Marc Trovatore
Director of Student Services
626-939-4600 ext 4745 
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Tina Flores
Secretary III- Student Services
626-939-4600 ext. 4682
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Principals

Lori Wilds
California Elementary Principal
626-939-4800
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Dr. Karla Contreras
Cameron Elementary Principal
626-931-1740
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John Casato
Merced Elementary Principal
626-931-1700
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Sonia Gonzalez
Merlinda Elementary Principal
626-931-1720
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Lilia Gonzalez-Gomez
Monte Vista Elementary Principal
626-939-4830
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Janet Shirley
Orangewood Elementary
Principal
626-939-4820
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Dr. Gloria Aguilar-Torres
Vine Elementary Principal
626-931-1790
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Dr. Rochelle Johnson-Evans
Wescove Elementary Principal
626-939-4870
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Dr. Veronica Lui-Maddox
Edgewood Middle School
Principal
626-939-4900
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Mario Morales
Edgewood Middle School
Associate Principal
626-939-4900
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Devon Rose 
Hollencrest Middle School
Principal
626-931-1760
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Rich Nambu
Walnut Grove Intermediate
Principal
626-919-7018
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Veronica Pendleton
Coronado High School
Principal 
626-931-1810
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Dr. Veronica Maddox, Ed.D
Edgewood High School
Principal
626-939-0600
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Mario Morales
Edgewood High School
Associate Principal
626-939-0600
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Dr. Stephen Glass
West Covina High School
Principal
626-859-2900
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Mark Ware
Rio Verde Academy 
Interim Principal 
626-332-0289 
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