Candidates for Special Categories Director

Update: see the results

Board of Directors (Special Category) includes Adult and Occupational Education, Bilingual Education, Early Childhood Education Centers, Health and Human Services, Special Education and Substitutes.

Note Candidate photos, flyers, statements, and links are now all added, as well as video statements and Q&As for special category candidates who participated. Candidate statements/flyers are not UTLA’s statements/flyers. UTLA does not edit, censor, or endorse any of them.


2022-2023 UTLA Board of Director – Early Education Center (EEC) Director

  • Monserrat Hernandez
  • Candidate PhotoBrenda Brown

2022-2023 UTLA Board of Director – Special Education

  • Candidate PhotoGilbert Gil
  • Candidate PhotoDeborah Schneider-Solis

2022-2023 UTLA Board of Director – Substitute Teachers

  • Candidate PhotoDavid Riess
  • Candidate PhotoMonique Lukens
  • Candidate PhotoFrancisco Martinez

Uncontested (candidates elected by acclamation)

2022-2023 UTLA Board of Director – Bilingual Education

  • Cheryl Ortega

2022-2023 UTLA Board of Director – Adult Education

  • Matthew Kogan

2022-2023 UTLA Board of Director – Health & Human Services

  • Mallorie Evans

Runoff Voting Begins March 17

Learn more about the candidates in the runoff election for UTLA Treasurer and two Area Chairs begins March 17 and ends March 30

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