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Board Members

The Mt. Diablo Unified School District Board of Education is a five-member policymaking body. Members are elected in November to serve staggered four-year terms in office.

Board of Education duties:

  • Establish policies for the Mt. Diablo Unified School District
  • Approve and oversee the school district budget
  • Serve as good stewards of taxpayer funds
  • Hire and supervise the Superintendent of Schools
  • Establish board committees
  • Lobby lawmakers and advocating on behalf of the Mt. Diablo Unified schools
  • Represent constituents, solicit input on key decisions and listen to concerns and needs of the community
Debra Mason
Elected 2014
Term Expires 2018
Cheryl Hansen
Vice President
Elected 2010
Term Expires 2018

Joanne Durkee
Board Member
Elected 2016
Term Expires 2020
Brian Lawrence
Board Member 
Elected 2012
Term Expires 2020
Linda Mayo
Board Member
Elected 1997
Term Expires 2018