Human Resources

The Orange Unified School District Human Resources Division provides support for the District’s Educational Services and Business Services Divisions, with a focused view toward enhancing the instructional program of the District, particularly as detailed in the District Local Control and Accountability Plan, including the areas of Conditions of Learning, Pupil Outcomes, and Engagement.

The goals of the Human Resources Division are as follows:

Goal #1 – To recruit, select and retain the most highly qualified candidates for all open positions in the District in a manner which makes the greatest contribution to the instructional program.

Goal #2 - To promote employee/employer relations for a climate in which optimum staff performance and satisfaction are produced to maximize staff impact to the instructional program.

Goal #3 – To promote and support effective personnel practices which contribute to the effective application of staff capabilities for the benefit of the instructional program.

Goal #4 – To provide for a genuine team approach to education including the accomplishment of related assignments in order to support the instructional program.

Ernie Gonzalez
Assistant Superintendent
Human Resources 

Tracy Knibb
Executive Director
Human Resources 

Susanna Solis
Director
Human Resources

Leadership Personnel

TItle Name Phone Number Email
Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources Ernie Gonzalez (714) 628-5515  ernest.gonzalez@orangeusd.org
Executive Director, Human Resources Tracy Knibb (714) 628-5515 tknibb@orangeusd.org
Director, Human Resources Susanna Solis (714) 628-5515 ssolis@orangeusd.org
Communications Coordinator Hana Brake (714) 628-5515 hbrake@orangeusd.org
Human Resources Supervisor Juanita Velasquez (714) 628-5537 juanitav@orangeusd.org
Executive Secretary II Sheryl Ralston (714) 628-5515 sralston@orangeusd.org
Executive Secretary I Rose Mary Gallardo (714) 628-5519 rosemryg@orangeusd.org   

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 OUSD Employees of the Year!

Congratulations to Classified Employee of the Year, Elizabeth Gutierrez, Office Manager at Anaheim Hills Elementary!

OUSD Classified Employee of the Year

Elizabeth Gutierrez
Office Manager at Anaheim Hills Elementary

Congratulations to Classified Employee of the Year, Elizabeth Gutierrez, Office Manager at Anaheim Hills Elementary!

OUSD Classified Employee of the Year

Elizabeth Gutierrez
Office Manager at Anaheim Hills Elementary

Congratulations to Classified Employee of the Year, Veronica Sanchez, Instructional Aide at Fletcher Elementary!

OUSD Classified Employee of the Year

Veronica Sanchez
Instructional Aide at Fletcher Elementary

Congratulations to Classified Employee of the Year, Veronica Sanchez, Instructional Aide at Fletcher Elementary!

OUSD Classified Employee of the Year

Veronica Sanchez
Instructional Aide at Fletcher Elementary

Congratulations to Classified Employee of the Year, Alfonso Ramos, Head Custodian at Prospect Elementary!

OUSD Classified Employee of the Year

Alfonso Ramos
Head Custodian at Prospect Elementary

Congratulations to Classified Employee of the Year, Alfonso Ramos, Head Custodian at Prospect Elementary!

OUSD Classified Employee of the Year

Alfonso Ramos
Head Custodian at Prospect Elementary

Congratulations to Certificated Employee of the Year, Corrine Owens, 4/5 Combo Teacher at West Orange Elementary!

OUSD Teacher of the Year

Corrine Owens
4/5 Combo Teacher at West Orange Elementary

Congratulations to Certificated Employee of the Year, Corrine Owens, 4/5 Combo Teacher at West Orange Elementary!

OUSD Teacher of the Year

Corrine Owens
4/5 Combo Teacher at West Orange Elementary

Congratulations to Certificated Employee of the Year, Mary Helmer, Instructional Specialist at Esplanade Elementary School!

OUSD Teacher of the Year

Mary Helmer
Instructional Specialist at Esplanade Elementary School

Congratulations to Certificated Employee of the Year, Mary Helmer, Instructional Specialist at Esplanade Elementary School!

OUSD Teacher of the Year

Mary Helmer
Instructional Specialist at Esplanade Elementary School

Congratulations to Certificated Employee of the Year, Ingred Shine, Arts/VAPA/Photography Teacher at Villa Park High School! 

OUSD Teacher of the Year

Ingred Shine
Arts/VAPA/Photography Teacher at Villa Park High School

Congratulations to Certificated Employee of the Year, Ingred Shine, Arts/VAPA/Photography Teacher at Villa Park High School! 

OUSD Teacher of the Year

Ingred Shine
Arts/VAPA/Photography Teacher at Villa Park High School

OUSD Classified Leadership of the Year  Sheryl Ralston Executive Secretary II at Human Resources

OUSD Classified Administrator of the Year

Sheryl Ralston
Executive Secretary II at Human Resources

OUSD Classified Leadership of the Year  Sheryl Ralston Executive Secretary II at Human Resources

OUSD Classified Administrator of the Year

Sheryl Ralston
Executive Secretary II at Human Resources

OUSD Administrator of the Year

Lorena Rubio
Principal at Jordan Academy

OUSD Administrator of the Year

Lorena Rubio
Principal at Jordan Academy

OUSD Administrator of the Year  Sue Singh, Ed.D. Chief Executive Officer, SELPA/Special Education

OUSD Administrator of the Year

Sue Singh, Ed.D.
Chief Executive Officer, SELPA/Special Education

OUSD Administrator of the Year

Sue Singh, Ed.D.
Chief Executive Officer, SELPA/Special Education