County Committee on School District Organization

At a Glance

The County Committee on School District Organization is an independent, 11-member, elected body that studies and makes recommendations and decisions on school district boundary questions.

Committee Membership

Committee members serve four-year terms. Members are elected at a meeting of the representatives of the school district boards. County Committee terms are staggered so that 5 or 6 members are elected in one year with the remainder elected in another year.

  • 10 members represent the five (5) San Mateo County supervisorial districts , with two members representing each of the districts

  • One member is at large

  • Often, individuals most interested in serving on the Committee are past or current school board members
  • School board members are allowed by CA Education Code to serve in a dual role, as an active school board member and as a CCSDO Committee member                

2016 County Committee Roster

NameSupervisorial DistrictTerm Expires
Fall
Vacant At-Large          2017
Greg Dannis District 1 (Dave Pine)          2018
Vacant District 1 (Dave Pine)          2018
Colleen You District 2 (Carole Groom)          2017
Melchior Thompson District 2 (Carole Groom)          2017
Marc Tarpenning District 3 (Don Horsley)          2018
Virginia Bamford District 3 (Don Horsley)          2018
Hilary Paulson District 4 (Warren Slocum)          2017
Laura Rich District 4 (Warren Slocum)          2018
George Robinson District 5 (David Canepa)          2017
Bill Lock District 5 (David Canepa)          2018

 

Transfer of Territory Handbook 

The County Committee on School District Organization (CCSDO) is charged by the state to study and make recommendations and decisions on school district reorganization. Transferring territory between/among school districts is one type of school district reorganization. The County Committee has developed this brochure to clarify the process for submitting a petition to transfer territory.

Click here to view the handbook.