School Board

Charles E. Alvarez

President
Current Term:
December 2018 to December 2022

Personal Information

Born and raised in Ventura County • Santa Paula resident since 1987 • Married to Sue Alvarez, 1984 • Two children, both graduates of Briggs, Santa Paula H.S., and the University of Arizona

Education

• Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara • Certificate in Business Data Processing, University of California Extension, Santa Barbara

 Work Experience

• Senior Real Property Agent, Ventura County Public Works Agency • Appointed to the Briggs Elementary School District Board of Education in June 1997 • Elected to the Briggs Elementary School District Board of Education in 1998 • Re-elected to the Briggs Elementary School District Board of Education in 2002, 2006 and 2010

Major Accomplishments/Awards

Awarded SR/WA Senior Designation from the International Right of Way Association in 1999 • Completed SR/WA recertification, 2002, 2006, and 2010 • Professional of the Year, International Right of Way Association Chapter 47, 2004 and 2013 • Employee of the Year, Ventura County Public Works Agency, 2004

Karen Schilbrack

Vice-President
Current Term:
December 2018 to December 2022

Personal Information

Born in Tomahawk, Wisconsin, Ms. Schilbrack has spent most of her life in California. She has lived in the Briggs Elementary School District since 1963.  Ms. Schilbrack was elected to the Briggs Board of Trustees in 2002.

Education

• Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Davis • Post graduate work in education, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo

 Credentials

California Lifetime Elementary Teaching Credential • Certified Data Processor (CDP)

Awards

BPW Career Woman of the Year • Defense Finance and Accounting System Director’s Award

Work Experience

Application system designer for Naval Facilities Engineering Command, 16 Years • Financial analyst for Naval Base, Ventura County, 5 years • Comptroller and Business Manager for Naval Construction Training Center, 6 Years • Comptroller and Resource Manager for Center for Seebees and Facilities Engineering, at present.

Mindee Stekkinger

Clerk
Current Term:
December 2018 to December 2022

Personal Information

Resident of Ventura County, Since 1983 • Married to Ted Stekkinger • Three Children-all Briggs graduates • Elected to the Briggs School Board of Trustees since 1998 • President of the Briggs Board of Trustees in 2000 and 2004.

 Education

Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics-University of Wisconsin-Madison • Juris Doctor Degree-Pepperdine University, Malibu

 Work Experience

Practicing Civil Litigation Attorney • Owner/Broker-Stekkinger Realty

Membership in Professional Organizations

Member, Briggs School District Board of Trustees • State Bar of California • Ventura County Committee on School District Organization, Representing Supervisorial District 1 • Ventura County Coastal Association of Realtors

Colleen Garmon-Smith

Trustee
Current Term:
December 2020 to December 2024

Personal Information

Education

Work Experience

Major Accomplishments/Awards

Victoria Jump

Trustee
Current Term:
December 2020 to December 2024

Personal Information

Education

Work Experience

Major Accomplishments/Awards