Personnel Commission


Santa Cruz City Schools is a merit school district. The Merit System is a system of rules and procedures which governs classified school personnel including bargaining unit, confidential, supervisory and management employees. The Merit system is designed to ensure a system which provides fair and equitable personnel practices, fair treatment of applicants and employees in all aspects of personnel administration based upon the Education Code and Personnel Commission Rules and Regulations.

What are the qualifications to become a Personnel Commissioner?  How does the appointment process work?


Keneé Houser Director, Classified Personnel 831/429-3410 ext 239
Denice Grogan
Human Resource Specialist  831/429-3410 ext 238
Pamela Hernandez Personnel Commissioner, Vice Chair SCCS Board Appointee

Term Expires
December 31, 2018

Mark Violante Personnel Commissioner, Chair Union Appointee

Term Expires
December 31, 2019

Brian Murtha

Personnel Commissioner

Joint Appointee

Term Expires
December 31, 2020


Human Resources Fax - 831/429-3433


Personnel Commission Meetings:

Public is encouraged to attend monthly meetings held at the District Office Conference Room 1 at 4:00 PM.  District Office 133 Mission Street, Ste. 100 Santa Cruz, CA 95060.

 2018-2019 Personnel Commission Year



Approved Minutes 




Agenda 09.04.18    


Agenda 08.07.18 Minutes 08.07.18

Personnel Commission Agenda and Minutes Archive:

Personnel Commission Annual Reports:



Classification Study:

Classification Study_Final Report

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