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!

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President: Patti Stroh, pstroh@coastusd.org

Vice President: Dave Bidwell, dbidwell@coastusd.org

Treasurer: Lori Nunez, lnunez@coastusd.org

Secretary: Bonnie Duston, bduston@coastusd.org

Chief Union Steward: Patti Stroh, pstroh@coastusd.org

CSEA Labor Relations Representative: Phyllis Comstock, pcomstock@csea.com

Area I Region 26 Representative: Patti Stroh, 805.423.6307

2018-19 Meeting Schedule

  • Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Monday, April 8
  • Monday, May 13
  • Monday, June 10

All meetings are held at 4:00pm in the Maintenance/Operations Office at 4pm unless otherwise noted.


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LRR Lacy Gillespie presented Marisol Poteete with her Union Steward jacket at our September 2017 chapter meeting. Congratulations Marisol!

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LRR Lacy Gillespie presented Dave Bidwell with his Union Steward jacket at our January 2018 chapter meeting. Way to go Dave!