Student Board Members


Sonia Fereidooni  / IRVINE HS

Sonia FereidooniSonia Fereidooni is a Senior at Irvine High School and was appointed as the Student Board Representative through an interview process. Aside from her work as a school ambassador, she is a participant of the IUCPTA educational advocacy program hosted by IUSD in which she met with district board members, congressional representatives, and senators, to discuss education and curriculum policy. As an advocate for education, Sonia serves on the executive board of Irvine STEMsesh, a nonprofit organization that focuses on weaving STEM into the lives of elementary students by working with volunteers to develop content including readings, DIY activities, and mentorship programs directed towards youth. As an active member on campus, Sonia is President of the HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) club, as well as the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) club on campus, which are dedicated to spreading knowledge of medical and financial concepts respectively. She is also a part of Irvine High’s Girls Golf team. Within her community, Sonia co-founded the organization, Paramount Peer Support Group, dedicated to raising awareness for mental health in youth. As a part of the organization, Sonia hosts weekly Zoom meetings with local elementary students to keep them company and foster new friendships within the community during quarantine, and post-quarantine. In her free time, Sonia enjoys spending time with her family, golfing, coding, painting, and learning new things! 

Sara Ghaem-Maghami  /  UNIVERSITY HS

Olga Barbashova

Sara Ghaem-Maghami is a senor at University High School and was elected as Student Representative.





Michelle Kim /  Portola HS

Michelle KimMichelle Kim is a Senior at Portola High. This is her second year as Student Representative, an elected position in Portola ASB. She is passionate about youth advocacy and improving the education system to better voice student concerns, and is a part of various social justice and education equity organizations to further promote the issues she is passionate about. She currently serves as the State President for the California Association of Student Councils and has plans to study political science in the future. When not at school screaming during pep rallies in head-to-toe purple or in Sacramento lobbying for bills, Michelle loves spending time with her adorable shih tzu, Barney, and watching horror movies.


Kaylee NaKaylee Na is a Senior from Woodbridge High School that has been appointed by her associated student body as their School Board Representative. She has served on her high school's Sophomore and Junior Class Council and is now a part of her high school's ASB. Within her school, Kaylee also serves as the WHS Red Cross and City of Irvine's YAT Club President. In her free time, not only does she love to spend time with her friends and family, but she also continually immerses herself in her passion for art. Outside of school, she is employed by the City of Irvine as a high school youth action team representative. She knows how great of an honor this ability to serve as her school's liaison is, and is thrilled for this final school year.


Katie PeabodyKatie Peabody is a Senior at Northwood High School (NHS) and was appointed as the Student Board Representative through an interview process. In addition to this role, she serves as the NHS Representative at the School Site Council and PTSA meetings. Katie has been a working member of ASB for four years and is dedicated to creating a great experience for all students at Northwood. She is a leader for the Roman Catholic Club, a group that seeks to create a community for Catholic teens at her school. She has been a part of National Charity League for seven years serving a variety of different philanthropies through her leadership efforts and volunteering. She has received two presidential service awards for her efforts in the past two years. She is involved in a variety of sports including club soccer, her local summer swim league for over 10 years, and cheerleading during high school. In her free time, she enjoys running her own baking business and spending time with her family.