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CSEA Chapter 492

The California School Employees Association is the largest classified school employees union in the United States, representing more than 215,000 school support staff throughout California. CSEA members perform a wide range of essential work in our public schools and community colleges, including security, food services, office and clerical work, school maintenance and operations, transportation, academic assistance and paraeducator services, library and media assistance, computer services and more. We are proud of our contributions toward California’s future, and we strive every day to carry out our mission to improve the lives of our members, students and communities. Nearly 90% of our classified staff are members of our local chapter!

President & Area I Region 26 Representative: Rocky Fordyce, 805.441.7478

Vice President: Dave Bidwell,

Treasurer: Lori Nunez,

Secretary: Bonnie Duston,

Public Relations Officer/Chief Union Steward: Patti Stroh,

CSEA Labor Relations Representative: Lacy Gillespie,, 805.765.8515

North Coast School Employees Constitution (PDF)

North Coast School Employees Contract 2013-2016 (PDF)

  • Agreement 12/9/2011: Lead Positions/Food Service I Workers Reclassification (PDF)
  • Classified Positions — Revised October 2014 (PDF)

We had a great turnout at our October Know Your Rights training!

Know Your Rights (Click HERE to access CSEA’s Member Education publication)

2015-16 Chapter Meeting Schedule


  • Monday, June 6
  • All meetings are held in the Maintenance/Operations Office at 4pm unless otherwise noted.


Meeting Minutes




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