Health & Safety Steering Committee

Building off of the success of a variety of Superintendent steering committees (Facilities Steering, Budget Advisory, etc.), the District has formed a COVID Health and Safety Steering Committee in order to gather local community health experts to inform the Superintendent and the Board of Education in making district-wide decisions regarding how to best support the safety of our students, staff, and community from the impact of COVID-19. The PUSD Health and Safety Steering Committee is comprised of the following members:

  1. Randall Booker, Superintendent
  2. Cory Smegal, Board Member
  3. Amal Smith, Board Member
  4. Carol Menz, District Nurse
  5. Claudia Garcia, District Nurse
  6. Amy Jo Goldfarb, District Nurse
  7. Doctors/Nurses/Health Professionals from the community
    1. Dr. Brian Block
    2. Dr. Karen Booth
    3. Dr. James Crawford-Jakubiak
    4. Dr. Sarah Handelsman
    5. Dr. Yulia Rozen-Levinsohn
    6. Dr. George Rutherford
    7. Dr. Richard Turner
    8. Dr. Kristen Wendorf
  8. Cheryl Wozniak, Assistant Superintendent
  9. Ruth Alahydoian, Chief Financial Officer
  10. Carol Cramer, Principal, Wildwood Elementary
  11. Brian Killgore, Director of Communications and Community Relations
  12. Douglas Harter, Director of SPED
  13. Julie Moll, PUSD COVID Operations Consultant
  14. Michael Brady, PUSD COVID Testing Liaison
  15. Vicki Salazar, PHS Wellness Center Health Clerk
  16. Mercedes Foster, PHS Teacher

Future Meeting Dates/Times*


* All meetings will be held virtually via Google Meet.

Previous Meeting Notes

August 25, 2021

September 29, 2021

October 20, 2021

November 17, 2021

December 8, 2021

January 13, 2022

January 26, 2022

February 16, 2022

March 9, 2022

April 27, 2022

May 18, 2022

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