New Chief Financial Officer joins district


Northern California school administrator and retired Navy commander Stanley Dobbs joined the district Dec. 3 as Chief Financial Officer. Dobbs was previously the assistant superintendent, business and CFO/COO/CTO at the 22,000-student Hayward Unified School District, where he created the "Fiscal Solvency Solution Strategies" model that is being implemented successfully across many California districts. As a Navy Commander, Dobbs was responsible for managing over 200,000 personnel and working with a $40 billion annual budget. Read more.