School Board Members

The Berkeley Unified School District Board of Education is comprised of five elected members who serve staggered four year terms and two student directors elected from the high schools each year.

BUSD Board of Education 2015-16

BUSD Board of Education 2015-16

2016 Board Member School Site Liaison Assignments: PDF

Voicemail messages can be left for all board members at this number: 510-644-6550.  Email addresses are listed below each director below.

To communicate with Board Members via email:

Beatriz Leyva-Cutler, President (2016)

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Ty Alper, Vice President (2018)

Judy Appel, Clerk (2016)

Karen Hemphill, (2018)

Josh Daniels, (2018)







Petra Silvey, Student Director – BHS (2016-17)


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Alaunte Keys, Student Director – BTA (2015-17)

Contact Information for the BUSD Board of Directors:
Individual email addresses above or will send your message to all of the Board.

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