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

Academic Support Services

Suzanne Alka
Associate Superintendent
District Title IX Coordinator
(928) 502-4306
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Monica Navarro
Administrative Assistant
(928) 502-4306
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Curriculum & Instruction

Duane Sheppard
Associate Superintendent
(928) 502-4391
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Ricka Farkas
Administrative Assistant
(928) 502-4391
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Business and Finance

Elizabeth Valenzuela
Chief Financial Officer
(928) 502-4401
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Martha Tellez
Administrative Assistant
(928) 502-4401
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Human Resources/Admin Services

Luciano Munoz
Executive Director of Human Resources
(928) 502-4332
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Mercedes Brena
Administrative Secretary
(928) 502-4337
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Communications and Community Engagement

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

Lisa Thrower
Director of Child Nutrition
(928) 502-4311
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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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Imedla Alcaraz
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
Director of ESS
(928) 502-7792
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Amy Gist
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
Director of Federal Programs & ELL
(928) 502-4376
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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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Hermila Rubio
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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