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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is elected by voters within the district’s boundaries to provide leadership and citizen oversight of the district’s schools. Tracy Unified’s Board of Education is composed of seven elected officials who fulfill the following major roles:

    • Developing a long-term vision for the district;
    • Establishing and maintaining a basic organizational structure for the district, including the selection of the Superintendent who works with the Board to implement the district vision;
    • Ensuring educational program accountability and fiscal accountability to the local community; and
    • Providing leadership and advocacy at the local, state and national levels on behalf of children, district programs and public education.
Board of Education meetings are open to the public. Meetings are typically scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month starting at 7 p.m. in the District Education Center Boardroom, 1875 W. Lowell Ave. Meetings are also shown each Thursday evening at 8:30 p.m. on local cable Channel 26. 
 

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Meet the TUSD Board of Trustees 

Jill Costa, Board President jcosta@tusd.net

Jill Costa was appointed to the Board by the District in August 2010, and recently re-elected to the Board in November 2016, now serving her second four-year term.
During the 2017 calendar year, Mrs. Costa will serve as the Board Representative to the following district and community committees and organizations:
              • Charter Schools
              • City Schools Liaison
              • Facility Use Policy Review
              • Family Life
              • Legislative Action
              • San Joaquin CSBA
              • TAPFFA (Alternate)
              • Budget (Alternate)
              • Tracy Learning Center Ad Hoc Board Member (Alternate)

 

Greg Silva, Board Vice-President greg.silva@tusd.net

Greg Silva was elected (by County Appointment) to the Board in November 2010 and re-appointed in 2014.  He is currently serving his second four-year term.
During the 2017 calendar year, Mr. Silva will serve as the Board Representative to the following district and community committees and organizations:
              • Budget
              • Charter Schools
              • Facilities Advisory
              • San Joaquin CSBA
              • TAPFFA
              • Tracy Parks and Recreation (Alternate)
 
 
  Walter Gouveia, Board Member  wgouveia@tusd.net
   Walter Gouveia was appointed to the Board in January, 2017 and is currently serving an unexpired two-year term. Mr. Gouveia previously served on the TUSD Board of Education from 
   2008 to 2016.
   During the 2017 calendar year, Mr. Gouveia will serve as the Board Representative to the following district and community committees and organizations:
            • City Schools Liaison
            • District Attendance Area
            • Facilities Advisory
            • Tracy Parks
            • Facility Use Policy Review (Alternate)

     

  

James Vaughn, Board Member, Board Member  jvaughn@tusd.net

James Vaughn was appointed to the Board by the District in January,2017. Mr. Vaughn previously served on the TUSD Board of Education from from 2004 to 2016.
During the 2017 calendar year, Mr. Vaughn will serve as the Board Representative to the following district and community commitees and organizations:
          • Budget
          • CALSSD
          • District Attendance Area
          • Facility Use Policy Review
          • TAPFA
          • Facilities Advisory (Alternate)
 

  

Sondra Gilbert, Board Clerk sgilbert@tusd.net
Sondra Gilbert was elected to the Board in November 2016 and is currently serving her first four-year term.
During the 2017 calendar year, Mrs. Gilbert will serve as the Board Representative to the following district and community committees and organizations:
              • Budget
              • Legislative Action
              • Special Ed
 
 
 
 
 
   
  
 

Dan Arriola, Board Member
  darriola@tusd.net
Dan Arriola was first elected to the Board in November 2016 and is currently serving his first four-year term.
During the 2017 calendar year, Mr. Arriola will serve as the Board Representative to the following district and community committees and organizations:
              • City Schools Liaison
              • Legislative Action
 
   
 
 
 
   

 

Ted Guzman, Board Member  tguzman@tusd.net
Ted Guzman was first elected to the Board in November 2006 and is currently serving his third four-year term.
 
During the 2017 calendar year, Mr. Guzman will serve as the Board Representative to the following district and community committees and organizations:
              • Facilities Advisory
              • Facility Use Policy Review
              • Tracy Learning Center Ad Hoc Board Member
              • TAPFFA
              • Charter Schools
              • City Schools Liaison (Alternate)