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Superintendent

Dr. John Kriekard, Acting Superintendent of Scottsdale Unified School District

Dr. John Kriekard


Position |  Acting Superintendent
Phone | 480-484-6120
Email | jkriekard@susd.org
Executive Admin Coordinator | Sondra Como

Scottsdale Unified School District welcomes back Dr. John Kriekard to the SUSD family, in the role of Acting Superintendent. Dr. Kriekard has 40 years of combined experience as both an educator and administrator. He has spent more than half of his career (23 years) serving Scottsdale in roles ranging from Assistant Principal to Assistant Superintendent, but most notably, as a Principal in three of our five learning communities.

He went on to successfully lead the Paradise Valley Unified School District as Superintendent and now returns to Scottsdale with a student-focused vision and a collaborative spirit.

Dr. Kriekard is the recipient of the All Arizona Superintendent of the Year Award, as well as the Bob Grossman Leadership in School Communications Award. He earned his doctorate from Arizona State University and his master’s from Western Michigan University.

Superintendent History



Superintendent History | PDF

Superintendent Letters


 Superintendent Letters

August 2018 | English | Spanish

October 2018 English | Spanish


Cabinet

Dr. Jed Bowman
Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
jbowman@susd.org

Dr. Steve Nance
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
snance@susd.org

Dr. Milissa Sackos
Assistant Superintendent, Secondary Education
msackos@susd.org

Dr. Ibi Haghighat
Assistant Superintendent, Elementary Education
ihaghighat@susd.org

Jeff Gadd
Interim Chief Financial Officer
jgadd@susd.org



Leadership Team

Organizational Chart 2018-2019
Updated August 30, 2018

Sondra Como
Executive Admin Coordinator to Superintendent & Gov. Board
480-484-6238

Sheryl Rednor
Executive Director of Teaching & Learning
480-484-5009

Dr. Steven Chestnut
Executive Director of Support Services
480-484-5025

Margaret Rehberg
Executive Director of Special Education
480-484-5038

Debbie Ybarra
Executive Director of Community Schools
480-484-6197

Dr. Amy Fuller
Special Assistant to the Superintendent
480-484-6889

Amy Bolton
Public Information & Marketing Officer
480-484-6254

Dennis Roehler
Director of Facilities Management
480-484-8503

Brendan Wagner
Director of Transportation
480-484-8558

Amy Eveleth
Director of Human Resources
480-484-6172

Patti Bilbrey
Director of Nutrition Services
480-484-6208

Nathan Slater
District Athletic Director
480-484-5016

Dr. Mai-Lon Wong
Director of Gifted & Accelerated Programs
480-484-5014

Michael Roberts
Director of Elementary Curriculum & Instruction
480-484-5004

Michelle Marshall
General Counsel

480-484-6181

Dr. Kristopher Treat
Director of Secondary Curriculum & Instruction
480-484-6162

Tara Gonyer
Director of Special Education 
480-484-5098

Susan (Lindie) Evans
Director of Payroll
480-484-6130

Debi Spaulding
Chief Systems Officer
480-484-6156

Nathan Johnston
Coordinator of Fine Arts
480-484-5151

Shannon Crosier
Position Control & Budget Manager
480-484-6221