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Rules and Regulations

The Rules and Regulations are developed by the Personnel Commission and staff.  They are to be used as a guideline to carry out the everyday operations of classified staff members. 

Personnel Commission Rules

Annual Reports

Personnel Commission

The Personnel Commission is responsible for the management of personnel functions related to the Classified Service. These functions include recruitment, selection, classification, and rules and regulations development and administration.

The Commission consists of three citizens from the school district community who are appointed for three-year terms. One commissioner is appointed by the Board of Education, one is appointed by the employee organization and the third is appointed by the first two.

The Personnel Commission has an independent staff and budget. The Commission staff consists of a Personnel Director and support staff. The Personnel Director is responsible for the administration of the Commission's rules and regulations and acts as the Commission's professional expert in all areas of personnel management under the Commission's authority.

Personnel Commissioners

Mr. Tristan L. Aley, Member, Joint Appointee

Tristan Aley, Joint AppointeeTristan Aley retired from Newport-Mesa Unified School District with over 39 years of service in the Maintenance and Operations Department.  He began his service as the joint appointee to the Personnel Commission in 2013.  Mr. Aley's current term runs through December 2024.

Ms. Susan Meyer, Chairperson, Classified Employees' Union Appointee

Susan Meyer, CSEA appointee Susan Meyer is a resident of Costa Mesa and was   reappointed to the Personnel Commission in   December 2011. Ms. Meyer has served as a classified   employee of the North Orange County Community   College District (Cypress Campus) and currently serves   as a Labor Relations Representative with the Orange Field Office of California School Employees Association. She was originally appointed as the CSEA representative to the Personnel Commission in 1996 and served through December 2002.  Ms. Meyer’s current term runs through December 2023.

Ms. Charlene Metoyer, Vice-Chairperson, District Board Appointee

Charlene Metoyer Charlene Metoyer is a retired educator who has served   the Newport-Mesa community for more than 20 years,   working as an administrative intern, teacher and principal   before serving eight years as a school board member. She   has lived in the District since 1976, and all of her children   attended Newport-Mesa schools. Ms. Metoyer was   appointed to the Personnel Commission as the Newport-Mesa Unified   School District’s Board designee in December 2022. Ms. Metoyer’s   current term runs through December 2025.

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Kristen Clark
Administrative Director I, Classified Personnel

V-Esther Caldwell
Admin. Assistant/Confidential

Christi Winslow
Human Resources Analyst

Theresa Nguyen
Associate Human Resources Analyst

Brandon Provencal
Associate Human Resources Analyst

Elizabeth Peterson
Human Resources Technician