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  GOVERNING BOARD MEMBERS

Members

Mrs. Barbara Perleberg SUSD Board President

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Current term of office: 
2017-2020


Barbara Perleberg was elected to the Governing Board in 2012, and her term began in January, 2013. She is a Phoenix native who has lived in the SUSD boundaries for the last 20 years and is an Arcadia Complex alumna with three generations of SUSD students in her family. Barbara and her husband of more than 21 years have two daughters, one currently attending an SUSD school and one a recent SUSD graduate. Ms. Perleberg earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from Arizona State University. She worked as a compliance officer and corporate secretary for a small investment management firm and mutual fund before focusing on raising her family. Barbara has served extensively on the board of her children’s elementary school parent group, has enjoyed being a volunteer on their middle school and high school campuses. She is currently serving as an Orchestra Booster Club President.


Ms. Pam Kirby SUSD Board Vice President


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Current term of office: 
2015-2018


Pam was elected to the Governing Board in 2010.  A native of Dallas, she moved to Arizona 17 years ago and has called Paradise Valley, within the SUSD boundary, her home for the last ten years. She has three daughters who have attended SUSD public schools.  Pam holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.  Pam worked for Arthur Andersen LLP, Marriott Corporation, and most recently, Frito-Lay until she left the workforce in 2006 to spend more time with her family and in her community.  Since then, Pam has held many parent leadership positions in SUSD, serving on Site Councils, PTOs, the Time Task Force and the Superintendent’s Blue Ribbon Advisory Council.  She also served on the Paradise Valley Town Council and as the event co-chair for the 2010 Paradise Valley Relay for Life (American Cancer Society).

 

Mrs. Kim Hartmann SUSD Board Member

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Current term of office: 
2015-2018


Kim was elected to the Governing Board in 2014.  She and her husband Bob have been active community members for over 22 years with their two children attending K-12 in the Scottsdale Unified School District.  Kim Hartmann brings over 28 years of top-tier management consulting and leadership experience serving local high-growth and global Fortune 50 companies, as well as, forward-looking Foundations and large non-profit organizations. Kim's areas of expertise include business transformation, change management, capacity building and leadership development. Kim has served on various education and arts boards and committees, including:  Scottsdale Parent Council, Arizona Foundation for Women, Combined Metropolitan Phoenix Arts and Sciences and National Charity League. Kim earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting graduating cum laude from Arizona State University.  She is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Valley Leadership, Class of XX. 
Mrs. Allyson Beckham  SUSD Board Member


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Current term of office:

2017-2020


Allyson Beckham was elected to the Governing Board in 2016. She is a third-generation Arizonan who attended SUSD schools, and currently resides in Paradise Valley with her husband, David, where they raised their three children. Allyson holds a BSBA in Finance from the University of Arizona and has a professional background in commercial banking and financial management. As an active community member, she has volunteered counseling pregnant teens, mentoring through an HIV prevention program, teaching child abuse prevention for CASA in public schools, and co-managing a teen girls’ outreach program. She has also served on the boards of Junior League of Arizona, Paradise Valley United Methodist Church Council, the Upward Foundation, National Charity League of Scottsdale, and Desert Foundation Auxiliary. In education specifically, Allyson volunteered in various capacities at her children's’ schools – including public, charter, and private institutions – and serving on the parent boards and school committees
Mrs. Sandy Kravetz  SUSD Board Member


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Current term of office: 
2017-2020


Sandy was elected to the Governing Board in 2016. 
A graduate of Chaparral High School, Ms. Kravetz has a solid foundation within the Scottsdale Unified School District.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Classics from Tufts University, followed by a career as a public relations executive representing medical and consumer products and various industry groups. Sandy also has sales and customer service experience in the merchant services industry.


Sandy and her husband have two children, both of whom attended SUSD schools and are graduates of Chaparral High School. She served in several capacities at the elementary, middle and high schools, including president of Chaparral and Sequoya’s parent teacher organizations, site council representative and Scottsdale Parent Council representative.  Sandy also served on the SUSD parent marketing committee and volunteered with Yes To Children campaigns to pass the Maintenance and Operations override.  Currently, she volunteers at Coronado High School.  

Sandy also devotes her time to Valley Interfaith Project at the state capitol advocating on behalf of district public education. She is a past participant in the Anti-Defamation League’s Glass Leadership Institute. Additionally, she is a member of the Tufts Alumni Council and Arizona Tufts Alumni group.