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Gilroy Unified School District

7810 Arroyo Circle

Gilroy, CA 95020


(669) 205-4000


From the North

  • Take US-101 South
  • Take Leavesley Rd/State Hwy 152 West exit toward Gilroy
  • Turn left on Leavesley Rd.
  • Turn right on Arroyo Circle (District Office on the left) 7810 Arroyo Circle

From the South

  • Take US-101 North
  • Take Leavesley Rd/State Hwy 152 West exit toward Gilroy
  • Turn right on Leavesley Rd.
  • Turn right on Arroyo Circle (District Office on the left) 7810 Arroyo Circle
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GUSD elementary school students

Gilroy Unified School District is located in the southernmost region of Santa Clara County. Our current student population is more than 11,000 K - 12 students.  Gilroy Unified School District is also the largest employer in the City.  GUSD benefits from many community partnerships including: the City of Gilroy, Gilroy Rotary, Gilroy Garlic Festival Association, Gavilan College, Gilroy Foundation, Gilroy Chamber of Commerce, Gilroy Economic Development Corporation and the Gilroy Welcome Center.  

Known for its garlic fields, the agricultural areas that surround Gilroy provide a diverse array of agribusiness opportunities for its occupants. The town has also become home to commuters to Silicon Valley and San Jose.  

Contact Directory

Superintendent's Office

Name Title Phone
Deborah A. Flores, Ph.D. Superintendent, Gilroy Unified School District  
Lucy Huerta Assistant to the Superintendent (669) 205-4091
Melanie Corona Public Information Officer (669) 205-4095


Business Services

Name Title/ Service Area Phone
Business Services    
Alvaro Meza Assistant Superintendent/ Chief Business Officer  
Natalie Martinez Administrative Secretary (669) 205-4081
Kimberly Smith Director of Fiscal Services (669) 205-4082
Anna O'Connor Fiscal Services Controller (669) 205-4083
Irma Argueta Accounting Supervisor (669) 205-4084
Nicole Babcock Accounts Payable (AP/ Attendance) (669) 205-4085
Mila Perales Accounts Payable (669) 205-4086
Eileen Stillwell Accounts Receivable (669) 205-4089
Robin Ahmadkhani Payroll (Last Name A-G) (669) 205-4079
Maria DeSantiago Payroll (Last Name H-Q) (669) 205-4078
Christine Filice Payroll/ Human Resources (Last Name R-Z) (669) 205-4087
Purchasing & Warehouse    
Leeanna Hammer Purchasing Agent (669) 205-4076
Paul Nadeau Planning & Management Director (669) 205-7921
Food Services    
Geri Sadler Supervisor (669) 205-4074
Nalani Battaglia Sodexo Consultant (669) 205-4044
Maintenance & Operations    
Dan McAuliffe Manager (408) 842-8297
Information Technology    
Maribel Guizar Director (669) 205-4050
Jose DeLeon Supervisor (669) 205-4060
Energy/ Safety/ Facilities Use    
TBD   (669) 205-4065
Patrishia Tice Supervisor (669) 205-7900


Human Resources

Name Title/ Service Area Phone
Human Resources    
Paul Winslow Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources (669) 205-4010
LeeAnne Gaxiola Human Resources Supervisor (669) 205-4011
Tracy Yip  Administrative Secretary (669) 205-4012
Sonya Rhodes Technician (Elementary Credentials; Classified Staff) (669) 205-4014
Bene Hanson Technician (Secondary Credentials) (669) 205-4008
Melanie Gularte  Technician (Employee Benefits Processing; Workers Comp.)  (669) 205-4009
Absences/Substitute Calling    
Frances Gonzales   (669) 205-4013


  (669) 205-4000


Educational Services

Name Title/ Service Area Phone
Educational Services    
Kathleen Biermann  Curriculum & Instruction Director - Elementary (669) 205-4025
 Ryan Kelly Sr. Staff Secretary (669) 205-4026
Deborah Padilla Curriculum & Instruction Director - Secondary (669) 205-4027
Monica Nicasio Sr. Staff Secretary (669) 205-4029
Student Assessment/Data Management    
Kermit Schrock      (669) 205-4031
Specialized Programs    
Lisa Lorona Administrator (669) 205-4041
After School Programs    
Amanda Reedy   Program Administrator (669) 205-4047
Early Childhood Education    
Kathleen Taylor    Administrator (408) 848-7153
Educational Technology    
Kay Guenther

Coordinator, Technology (STEAM)

(669) 205-4030
School Climate & Student Attendance      
Eric Thompson School Linked Services Coordinator (408) 887-7020


Student Services

Name Title/ Service Area Phone
Anna Pulido Director of Student Services/Health Services (669) 205-4015
Trisha Green Student Services Coordinator (669) 205-4016
Marcy Huerta Senior Staff Secretary, Student Services (669) 205-4020
Sara Alcoran Staff Secretary, Student Services (669) 205-4021
Roseanna DuBois Staff Secretary, Student Services (669) 205-4022
Cindy Spangler Staff Secretary, Health Services (669) 205-4023