2017 ACT Election March 20 – 24
Declared Candidate Information

(Names in blue are links to campaign flyers submitted by candidates)


Associated Chaffey Teachers

Vice President

Dominick Copas
I will fully serve you as Vice-President. Duties now, and in the past: LCAP Chair, Bargaining Committee, Career Task Force Chair, Ethnic Minority Leader, Minority-at-Large, NEA/RA Representative.


Dennis Thompson
ACT Treasurer since 2014. Handle all daily, monthly, and annual financial responsibilities. Attend local, state, and national conferences and meetings. Bring CTA benefits specialists to CJUHSD. Influence ACT direction.


Chekesha George-Ross
African-American Female.

California Teachers Association

State Council Rep

Kurt Burger
3 years State Council Rep. 3 years ACT President. I will take my 18 years of experience with our local and represent ACT on the state level.
Hank Mollet
No candidate bio sketch submitted.

State Council Rep – Alternate

Dominick Copas
I will continue to represent ACT and CTA in leadership. Recently as VP, Executive Board, LCAP Committee, CTE and Technology Task Force, Bargaining Committee, Minority-At-Large, and as Ethnic Minority Early Identification Development Leader (EMEID program).

National Education Association

NEA Representative Assembly

Hank Mollet
No candidate bio sketch submitted.

ACT Campus Director Positions

Alta Loma High School

Sherry Grasso
I have been a Teacher and Counselor for 28 years. I have served as a Rep for 5 years, have been a Campus Director at Alta Loma for 8 years.

Chaffey High School

Dave Masterson
Long time Student/Teacher Advocate.

Colony High School

Paul Robinson
Campus Director for 3 years and rep before that I have worked for CJUHSD for 14 years.
Steve Randall
I have been part of the tradition at Colony High School over the years. It is time for me to contribute further, as a leader on campus in various positions.
Hank Mollet
I listen, I speak up, I want to represent you.

Etiwanda High School

Kevin Uhl
I have enjoyed my two-year term as campus director and would like to serve another term.

Los Osos High School

Eric Cypher
I have two years of experience as campus director for Los Osos. In that time, I have worked with our teachers and administration to protect the rights of our members.

Montclair High School

Barbara Shiffermiller
I have been campus director for many years and would like to continue to represent the staff at Montclair High School. I’ve represented your interests for most of my career.
Jean-Charles Placide
I would be honored to have your vote for Campus Director at Montclair High School. I am ready and able to provide honest and fair representation to all unit members.
Layla Pashby
ACT Rep 6 years. CJUHSD teacher 12 years. Current yearbook adviser. LCSC member. Bargaining committee member. I’ll fight to make sure we are heard and will represent ALL of us.

Ontario High School

Joanna Randall
I have enjoyed working with this amazing staff for the past three years. It would be my pleasure to serve another two.

Rancho Cucamonga High School

Andrew Hiben
Having served as campus director for three years, I look forward to continue to represent RCHS’s teachers at the union level.

Valley View High School
Alternative Education

John McGuire
No candidate bio sketch submitted.