Our Staff



Administration and Office Staff
Tom Potwora Principal ThomasPotwora@iusd.org (949) 936-5902
Brooke Taketani TOSA BrookeTaketani@iusd.org (949) 936-5912
Debbie Gardner Admin. Assistant DebbieGardner@iusd.org (949) 936-5902
Erin Keeby Clerk ErinKeeby@iusd.org (949) 936-5903
Melina Guzman Health Clerk MelinaGuzman@iusd.org (949) 936-5911
Maria Otramba School Nurse MariaOtramba@iusd.org (949) 936-5911
Kindergarten Teachers
Rhonda Hurwitz Kindergarten Website RhondaHurwitz@iusd.org (949) 936-5932
Dawn Venz Kindergarten Website DawnVenz@iusd.org (949) 936-5933
First Grade Teachers
Jessica Jackson First Grade Website JessicaJackson@iusd.org (949) 936-5931

Denise Olson

Kimi Yee

First Grade Website

DeniseOlson@iusd.org

KimiYee@iusd.org

(949) 936-5935
Sara Yu First Grade Website SaraYu@iusd.org (949) 936-5930
Second Grade Teachers
Cindy Kambak Second Grade Website CindyKambak@iusd.org (949) 936-5925
Alexandra Aguirre Second Grade Website AlexandraAguirre@iusd.org (949) 936-5929
Denise Ruiz Second Grade Website DeniseRuiz@iusd.org (949) 936-5930
Third Grade Teachers
Diane Zembal Third Grade Website DianeZembal@iusd.org (949) 936-5922

Merri Jo Hooven

Debbie Lackie

Third Grade Website

MerriJoHooven@iusd.org

DebraLackie@iusd.org

(949) 936-5922
Jaime Charrette Third Grade Website JaimeCharrette@iusd.org (949) 936-5923
Fourth Grade Teachers
Katherine Windsor Windsor's Class Website KatherineWindsor@iusd.org (949) 936-5942
Stephanie Herdrich Herdrich's Class Website StephanieHerdrich@iusd.org (949) 936-5924
Kayla Purcell Purcell's Class Website KaylaPurcell@iusd.org (949) 936-5920
Fifth Grade Teachers
Casey Gong Gong's Class Website CaseyGong@iusd.org (949) 936-5938
Katy Marshall Marshall's Class Website KatyMarshall@iusd.org (949) 936-5939
Jeanette Kumamoto Kumamoto's Class Website JeanetteKumamoto@iusd.org (949) 936-5937
Sixth Grade Teachers
Kristy Campbell   KristyCampbell@iusd.org (949) 936-5941
Kymmberly Mann Mann's Class Website KymmberlyMann@iusd.org (949) 936-5944
Tim Pardo TimPardo@iusd.org (949) 936-5943
Special Education Teachers - Website
Christy Barajas Education Specialist ChristyBarajas@iusd.org (949) 936-8529
Nikolla Gorey Gorey's Class Website NikollaGorey@iusd.org (949) 936-5914
Kathi Johnston Education Specialist KathrynJohnston@iusd.org (949) 936-5916
Liz Sulack Education Specialist LizSulack@iusd.org (949) 936-5940
Shelly Rydalch Resource Specialist ShellyRydalch@iusd.org (949) 936-5948
Fine Arts, Music, Science
Randi Druz

Art Specialist, upper grade

RandiDruz@iusd.org (949) 936-5900
Greg Bergevin , winds Instrumental Music 4-6 GregBergevin@iusd.org (949) 936-5900
Katherine Findlay, strings Instrumental Music 4-6 KatherineFindlay@iusd.org (949) 936-5900
Jennifer Haren , vocal

Vocal Music 4-6

JenniferHaren@iusd.org (949) 936-5900
Adrienne Larsen Primary Music K-3 AdrienneLarsen@iusd.org (949) 936-5900
Brandynn Martin Science BrandynnMartin@iusd.org (949) 936-8530
Support Staff
Karly Kennedy Psychologist KarlyKennedy@iusd.org (949) 936-5913
Frances Reid Resource Counselor FrancesReid@iusd.org (949) 936-5908
Heather DeGuelle Physical Therapist HeatherDeGuelle@iusd.org (949) 936-8535
Debbie Cornell Occupational Therapist DebbieCornell@iusd.org (949) 936-5917
Julie Meves Speech/Language JulieMeves@iusd.org (949) 936-8537
Tess Kelly Speech/Language TessKelly@iusd.org (949) 936-8539
Tanya Witsaman Speech/Language TanyaWitsaman-Mills@iusd.org (949) 936-8535
Jerry Apana Adaptive P.E. JerryApana@iusd.org (949) 936-5782
Computer, Library, PE- Computer Lab Website
Lori Beresini Computer LAN Tech LoriBeresini@iusd.org (949) 936-5936
Karen Riddle Library/Media Center KarenRiddle@iusd.org (949) 936-5915
Linda Brody PE Paraproffesional LindaBrody@iusd.org (949) 936-5900
Custodian and Cafeteria
Orlando Vega Head Custodian OrlandoVega @iusd.org (949) 936-5907
Luis Manzo Night Custodian LuisManzo@iusd.org (949) 936-5900
Rosie Manzo Food Services RosalbaManzo@iusd.org (949) 936-5910