Meet The Board of Education

Lauren Brooks was re-elected to the Board in November 2016, and is currently serving her second term.  Lauren was selected to serve as Board President for 2019.  Prior to joining the Board she had been instrumental in initiating and facilitating the annual student trip to Sacramento, where students meet with legislators to present their views on education issues.

Lauren began her education career as a science instructor and has served the district in a number of volunteer roles including Irvine Public Schools Foundation board member, PTA Council board member, PTA President and Irvine Children's Fund board member.

Lauren can be reached at 714-292-2033 or via email at laurenbrooks@iusd.org

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Current term expires November 2020.  Trustee Area 1
 

Board representative to:

  • Cal Association of Suburban School Districts
  • City/District Liaison Committee
  • Coalition for Legislative Action
  • Coastline ROP Board
  • PTA Council
  • Irvine Public School Foundation (shared)

Liaison to:

  • Jeffrey Trail M.S
  • Loma Ridge
  • Portola H.S.
  • Portola Springs
  • Beacon Park
  • Cadence Park
  • Cypress Village
  • Early Childhood Learning Cnt

 

 

 

 

Betty Carroll was elected to the Board in November 2016.  Betty was selected to serve as Board Clerk for 2019.  Prior to joining the Board, Betty was the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Irvine Public Schools Foundation and an active member of the District’s Education Advisory Committee.

Betty began her professional career in New York at a large global law firm, representing investment banks and financial institutions, before returning home to Orange County. She is licensed to practice in California and New York and is currently managing partner of an Irvine-based corporate legal practice that she established in 2007.

Betty has been actively involved at the site level as PTA First Vice President, School Site Council, room parent, and classroom volunteer.

Betty can be reached at 949-340-5703 or via email at bettycarroll@iusd.org

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Current term expires November 2020.  Trustee Area 3

Board representative to:

  • California Association of Suburban School Districts
  • City/District Liaison Committee 
  • GATE Community Advisory Committee
  • PTA Council (shared)
  • Irvine Public Schools Foundation (shared)

Liaison to:

  • Lakeside M.S.
  • Plaza Vista
  • Stone Creek
  • Venado M.S.
  • College Park
  • Deerfield
  • Greentree
  • Irvine H.S.

 

Paul Bokota was re-elected to the Board in November 2016, and is currently serving his second term. Prior to joining the Board he was an active member of the Finance Committee for six years, including serving as the chairperson of the Board appointed Revenue Enhancement Committee.

Paul has been a lawyer for over 20 years and is currently in-house corporate counsel for Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.  He has been an active member of the PTA, including serving as past president of Brywood PTA, and is a Legacy Partner of the Irvine Public Schools Foundation.

Paul can be reached at 949-235-8405 or via email at paulbokota@iusd.org

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Current term expires November 2020.  Trustee Area 5
 

Board representative to:

  • Nominating Committee of the  County
  • PTA Council (shared)
  • Irvine Prevention Coalition 
  • Irvine Public Schools Foundation (shared)

Liaison to:

  • Santiago Hills
  • Sierra Vista M.S.
  • Stonegate
  • Woodbury
  • Brywood
  • Canyon View
  • Eastwood
  • Northwood
  • Northwood H.S.

 

 

 

 

 

      Ira Glasky IUSD Board Member

      Ira Glasky was re-elected to the Board in November 2018, and is currently serving in his second term.

      Ira's career as an attorney began with a firm specializing in political, election and municipal law, and is currently serving as general counsel for a home building and real estate development company. In addition, Ira is a former employee of the California State Assembly and has served as a legislative affairs advocate.

      Prior to joining the Board, Ira served as an appointee to the District's Finance Committee, and has been actively involved at the site level through PTA/PTSA, School Site Council and athletic boosters.

      Ira can be reached at 714-393-4578 or via email at iraglasky@iusd.org

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      Current term expires November 2022.  Trustee Area 4

      Board representative to:

      • Irvine Chamber of  Commerce
      • Irvine Child Care Project
      • Irvine Public Schools Foundation
      • Medical Advisory Board
      • PTA Council (shared)

      Liaison to:

      • Turtle Rock
      • University H.S.
      • University Park
      • Vista Verde
      • Alderwood
      • Bonita Canyon
      • Oak Creek
      • Rancho San Joaquin M.S.

       

      Sharon Wallin was re-elected to the Board in November 2018, and is currently serving in her fifth term.

      In addition to her IUSD responsibilities, Sharon is the Past President of the Orange County School Boards Association and has been a member of the CSBA Delegate Assembly for the past ten years.

      Sharon has been actively involved in the PTA Council for over 25 years, serving as the group's parliamentarian through 2007. She maintains a strong focus on emergency preparedness, student safety, student mental health, and adequate state funding for public education.

      Sharon can be reached at 949-733-2482 or via email at sharonwallin@iusd.org.

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      Current term expires November 2022.  Trustee Area 2

      Board representative to:

      • Coalition for Legislative Action
      • Emergency Prep Interagency Collaborative
      • Irvine Public Schools Foundation (shared)
      • PTA Council (shared)
      • Special Education Community Advisory

      Liaison to:

      • South Lake M.S.
      • Springbrook
      • Westpark
      • Woodbridge H.S.
      • Creekside/San Joanquin H.S.
      • Culverdale
      • Eastshore
      • Meadow Park