Sue Ovitt, President
Sue Ovitt was first elected to the Chaffey JUHSD Board of Trustees in 2008 and has served in all Board positions during her tenure. Sue completed the CSBA Masters in Governance program to better serve students and the district. Following high school, she graduated from Chaffey College and transferred to the University of Redlands where she earned a BS Degree in Sociology. The ensuing year, she earned a Lifetime Elementary Teaching Credential.
An active participant in the community, Sue is a Commissioner and Past President of Baldy View ROP, Immediate Past Chair of OPARC, and Treasurer of The Leaven – serving at-risk elementary age children in their living communities with afterschool tutoring and mentoring. She is dedicated to CJUHSD by supporting college and career readiness; equipping classrooms with state-of-the-art technology & teaching strategies; providing teachers, staff, and students with cultural proficiency standards to ensure equity; fostering effective relationships with parents, businesses, cities & adjacent school districts; and ensuring that all students are safe.
Sue is married to her husband Gary, who taught at Chaffey High School for 35 years. Gary serves on the Chaffey College Governing Board. They have one married daughter, Amanda and three grandchildren. Sue, Gary, and Amanda all graduated from Chaffey High School.