Yuma Elementary School District One
ONE Community Pursuing Excellence

Department Contacts

Following is the contact information for the departments and administrators in our district. Our administrators are always happy to help you find the answers you need. 

District Administrative Office

450 West Sixth Street, Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 502-4300 | Fax: (928) 502-4442

James Sheldahl

James Sheldahl
District Superintendent
(928) 502-4303
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Alice Quintero

Alice Quintero
Executive Administrative Assistant
(928) 502-4303
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Adriana Cabrera

Adriana Cabrera
District Office Receptionist
(928) 502-4300
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Academic Support Services

Suzanne Alka

Suzanne Alka
Associate Superintendent
(928) 502-4306
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Monica Navarro

Monica Navarro
Administrative Assistant
(928) 502-4306
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Curriculum & Instruction

Duane Sheppard

Duane Sheppard
Associate Superintendent
(928) 502-4391
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Ricka Farkas

Ricka Farkas
Administrative Assistant
(928) 502-4391
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Business and Finance

Denis Ponder

Denis Ponder
Chief Financial Officer
(928) 502-4401
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Martha Tellez

Martha Tellez
Administrative Assistant
(928) 502-4401
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Human Resources/Admin Services

Luciano Munoz

Luciano Munoz
Executive Director of Human Resources
(928) 502-4332
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Aurelia Rodriguez

Aurelia Rodriguez
Administrative Secretary
(928) 502-4337
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Communications and Community Engagement

Christine McCoy

Christine McCoy
Communications & Community Engagement Coordinator
(928) 502-4333
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Child Nutrition/Food Services

Lisa  Thrower

Lisa Thrower
Director of Child Nutrition
(928) 502-4311
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Jan Nowlin

Jan Nowlin
Administrative Assistant
(928) 502-4311
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Transportation

8550 East 24th Street, Yuma, AZ 85365
Phone: (928) 502-8840

Ron Schepers
Director of Transportation
(928) 502-8862
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Valerie Rehkopf
Administrative Assistant
(928) 502-8862
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Preschool Services

601 5th Avenue, Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 502-4411 Fax: (928) 502-4449

Exceptional Student Services

400 5th Street, Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 502-7800

Matt Kaste

Matt Kaste
Director of ESS
(928) 502-7792
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Darcy Galvan

Darcy Galvan
Administrative Assistant
(928) 502-7792
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School Health Services

Kim Sweney, RN, BSN
Health Services Coordinator
(928) 502-7329
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Federal & State Programs

596 S Fourth Avenue, Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 502-4300 Fax: (928) 502-4449

Rob Monson

Rob Monson
Director of Federal Programs & ELL
(928) 502-4376
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Stacey Mesa

Stacey Mesa
Administrative Assistant
(928) 502-4376
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Purchasing

Yuma Educational Materials Management Consortium
Phone: (928) 502-4750

Maintenance

Phone: (928) 502-4750

James Lagunas
Director of Facilities
(928) 502-4500
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Carla Martinez
Administrative Assistant
(928) 502-4500
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Technology Education Consortium

Phone: (928) 502-4200 

Dean Farar
Chief Information Officer
(928) 502-4272
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Tanja Eiben
Administrative Secretary
(928) 502-4272
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