Board

Sierra Sands Board of Education

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Amy Castillo-Covert,
Board Vice President

Mrs. Covert was elected to serve a fifth term on the board in November 2014. She has a background in family resource serving families with special needs children. She has had children and grandchildren in Sierra Sands Unified School District since 1985. She currently has twins attending Burroughs High School.

Phone: 760-608-1060
Email: acovert@ssusd.org

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William Farris,
Board Member

Mr. Farris has served on the Board of Education from 1984 through 2006 and 2008 until the present. He has been in business in Ridgecrest since 1976. His 12 children and 5 grandchildren have attended Sierra Sands schools. He serves as Delegate for Region 12 of the California School Boards Association.

Email: bfarris@ssusd.org 
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Tim Johnson,
Board President

Mr. Johnson has served on the Board of Education from 2008 through 2012 and 2014 until the present. He serves as Delegate for Region 12 of the California School Boards Association.  He is the Deputy Chief Operational Test Director at AIRTEVRON NINE (VX-9) at NAWS China Lake. Tim also serves as a Captain in the Navy Reserve. He has four children, all of whom graduated from Sierra Sands schools.   His wife Barbara is a retired Sierra Sands teacher. Phone: 760-977-1167

Email: tjohnson@ssusd.org
KR Kurt Rockwell,
Board Member

Mr. Rockwell was elected to the Board of Education in 2006. He is the Associate Director for Business Operations for the Threat/Target Systems Department at China Lake. He has one child who is a graduate of Burroughs High School, and two children who currently attend Sierra Sands schools. He and his wife, Kathy, volunteer extensively at many district schools and youth organizations.
Phone: 760-382-9287
Email: krockwell@ssusd.org

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Mike Scott,
Board Member

Mr. Scott was elected to the Board of Education in 1996. He previously served as the DARE officer for our schools during his 32 year career in law enforcement with the Ridgecrest Police Department and the Kern County Sheriff's Office. He recently retired as a Lieutenant and is now working as a Security Specialist for NAWS China Lake.

Email: mscott@ssusd.org