Mtn. View High hires new assistant principal

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Carmen Gomez as assistant principal of Mountain View High School, effective July 1.

Gomez will replace Mike Mathiesen, recently appointed chief business officer for the district.


Governor appoints Foothill-De Anza chancellor to higher-education body

Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Foothill-De Anza Community College District Chancellor Linda M. Thor to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). Pending confirmation, she will begin service as one of three California commissioners on the nonprofit consortium.

WICHE promotes sound public policy, innovation, cooperation and resource sharing in higher education. It was founded in the 1950s to increase access to higher education for residents in the West and now includes 15 states and U.S. Pacific Island territories.


MVLA appoints Mathiesen chief business officer

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Mike Mathiesen, right, replaces the retiring Joe White, left, as MVLA associate superintendent.

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees last week unanimously appointed Mike Mathiesen associate superintendent of business services and technology, effective July 1.

Mathiesen will replace Joe White, scheduled to retire at the end of the school year after a 45-year career, including 11 years as associate superintendent of MVLA.


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