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Meet Our Leadership Team

The J.O. Combs Unified School District Leadership Team welcomes you to our district website. We believe this useful and informative resource will help you stay in touch with what is going on in our district and our schools. As educational leaders, we are committed to providing our community, our students, and their parents with the services and educational programs that will allow every child in our district to reach their highest academic and social potential.

The members of the Combs Leadership Team are listed below. If you would like to contact a specific department for information or assistance, please visit our District Departments page.


District Administration
Gayle A. Blanchard Gayle A. Blanchard, Ed.D
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Superintendent
P: (480) 987-5300

Follow Dr. Blanchard on Twitter @BlanchardGayle


Karla Slovitsky Karla Slovitsky
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Director of Business Services
P: (480) 987-5302
Jane Rupard Jane M. Rupard, Ph.D.
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Director of Student Services
P: (480) 987-5315
Kelly Guerra Kelly Guerra
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Coordinator of Community Education
P: (480) 987-5322
John Scrogham John Scrogham
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Career & Technical Education Coordinator
P: (480) 987-5300
Dorsey Middaugh Dorsey Middaugh
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Professional Development Specialist
P: (480) 987-5300

Patty Rogers Patty Rogers, Ed.D.
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Assistant Superintendent / Human Resources
P: (480) 987-5300
Shannon Weber Shannon Weber
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Director of Support Services
P: (480) 987-5316
staff Jack Wallbrecht
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Director of Technology
P: (480) 987-5313
Santa Dunker Santa Dunker
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Coordinator of Curriculum & Instruction
P: (480) 987-5308
Keelie Engel Torres Keeli Torres
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District Nurse
P: (480) 987-5323

School Administration
Tammy Tamara Stimatze
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Principal, Ellsworth Elementary School
P: (480) 882-3520
Sue Kruse Susan Kruse
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Principal, Ranch Elementary School
P: (480) 882-3530
Mark Mauro Mark Mauro
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Principal, J.O. Combs Middle School
P: (480) 987-3510

Marcus Berkshire Marcus Berkshire
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Principal, Combs Traditional Academy
P: (480) 987-5320
Angela Beauchene Angela Beauchene
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Interim Principal, Harmon Elementary School
P: (480) 882-3500
Chastity Cruz Chastity Cruz
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Principal, Simonton Elementary School
P: (480) 987-5330
Brooke Davis Brooke Davis
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Principal, Combs High School
P: (480) 882-3540