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Meet the School Board

The Los Olivos School District Board of Trustees has five members.  The Board meets the second Monday of each month at 5:30 pm in room 602 on the Los Olivos Elementary School campus.
Click here to access District’s Board Policies.

Head Shot of Ness Hamaoui
Board Trustee

Head Shot of Ness Hamaoui

 A bit about Ness Hamaoui:

What year did you begin as a board member:

2016

Where did you attend college and what was your major?

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
BS Construction Management

What is your current profession?

Real Estate Development

What are some of your personal hobbies?

Cutting Horses, Aviation, Wood Working and Photography

What do you love about Los Olivos School District?

I love the the “student first” mentality you see from the top down.

What is your message to the Los Olivos School Community?

This is your school so please get involved and help us maintain the great exnvironment the kids presently enjoy for the future.

Photo of James Lohnas

 A bit about James Lohnas:

What year did you begin as a board member:

2013

Where did you attend college and what was your major?

Syracuse Undergraduate Penn State Graduate School/Economics

What is your current profession?

Retired/Undergraduate Economics

What are some of your personal hobbies?

Reading/Travel/Canoeing/Bridge/Volunteering

What do you love about Los Olivos School District?

The small tight-knit community atmosphere and the incredible staff.

What is your message to the Los Olivos School Community?

Let’s just keep providing our students the best possible grade school education.

Photo of Keith Saarloos

 A bit about Keith Saarloos:

What year did you begin as a board member:

2017

Where did you attend college and what was your major?

Azusa Pacific / Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing

What is your current profession?

Winemaker / Owner of Saarloos and sons

What are some of your personal hobbies?

Motorcycle Racing / Surfing / Public speaking

What do you love about Los Olivos School District?

Everything

What is your message to the Los Olivos School Community?

We work to Honor those that have come before us, and to prepare the way for those yet to come.

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 A bit about Mark Herthel:

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 A bit about Demory Fordyce:

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