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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, Ed.D
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Superintendent
P: (480) 987-5300

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Mark Duplissis, Ed.D.
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Assistant Superintendent / Human Resources
P: (480) 987-5300
Karla Slovitsky
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Director of Business Services
P: (480) 987-5302
 
Shannon Weber
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Director of Support Services
P: (480) 987-5316
Shari Dukes, Ph.D.
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Director of Student Services
P: (480) 987-5315
Jack Wallbrecht
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Director of Technology
P: (480) 987-5313
Kelly Guerra
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Coordinator of Community Education
P: (480) 987-5322
Bruce Cox
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Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
P: (480) 987-5308
Marcus Berkshire
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Coord. of Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment
P: (480) 987-5319
Andra McConnell
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District Nurse
P: (480) 882-3510 ext. 1414
John Scrogham
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Career & Technical Education Coordinator
P: (480) 987-5300
Dorsey Middaugh
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Professional Development Specialist
P: (480) 987-5300
School Administration
Santa Dunker
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Principal, Ellsworth Elementary School
P: (480) 882-3520
Jeff Green
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Principal, Combs Traditional Academy
P: (480) 987-5320
Susan Kruse
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Principal, Ranch Elementary School
P: (480) 882-3530
Angela Beauchene
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Interim Principal, Harmon Elementary School
P: (480) 882-3500
Brooke Davis
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Principal, Combs High School
P: (480) 882-3540
Chastity Cruz
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Principal, Simonton Elementary School
P: (480) 987-5330
Laura Ridge
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Principal, J.O. Combs Middle School
P: (480) 987-3510