Governing Board

Sue Burr

CCEE Governing Board Chair
Sue Burr served as the Executive Director of the California State Board of Education and as the Education Policy Advisor to Governor Brown from 2011 to 2012. She served as the Executive Director of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) from 2006 to 2011 and was the Association’s Governmental Relations Director from 2003 to 2006. Burr was the Assistant Superintendent for Business Services with the Elk Grove Unified School District from 2000 to 2003. She served as the Undersecretary of Education under Governor Gray Davis from 1999 to 2000, also serving as Interim Secretary in 2000. Contact Me

Tim Sbranti

CCEE Governing Board Vice Chair
Tim Sbranti has devoted his life to public service both as an educator and elected official. After earning his BA in Government and his teaching credential from Sacramento State in 1998, Sbranti returned to teach and coach at his alma mater, Dublin High School. During the course of his career in the classroom, Sbranti was his school’s Student Activities Director for 16 years and has broad experience teaching both College Prep and CTE courses including Civics, Economics, World History, U.S. History, Construction Trades, Journalism, and Speech and Debate. In addition, Sbranti has been a leader in alternative education through his work delivering online instruction (pre-pandemic), and working with students of all ages, backgrounds, and needs in Adult Education. Contact Me

LK Monroe

CCEE Governing Board Member
LK Monroe is Alameda County’s Superintendent of Schools, elected by the voters to lead the educational programs, services and initiatives at the Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE). Since taking office in January 2015, Superintendent Monroe has worked to position the ACOE as a model of social justice in action. She is leading the ACOE through a time of tremendous change in public education, including broad shifts in funding, standards, testing and accountability. Karen’s vision for the agency includes a commitment to equip the most vulnerable students and those who serve them with the tools to successfully make their way through our public schools from enrollment to graduation. Contact Me

Tony Thurmond

CCEE Governing Board Member
Tony Thurmond was sworn in as the 28th California State Superintendent of Public Instruction on January 7, 2019. Superintendent Thurmond is an educator, social worker, and public school parent, who has served the people of California for more than ten years in elected office. Previously, Superintendent Thurmond served on the Richmond City Council, West Contra Costa Unified School Board, and in the California State Assembly, representing District 15. Like many of California’s public school students, Superintendent Thurmond came from humble beginnings. His mother was an immigrant from Panama who came to San Jose, California, to be a teacher. Contact Me

Mark Luque

CCEE Governing Board Member
Mark Luque was appointed superintendent of the Bakersfield City School District on June 1, 2021. A product of the district, Superintendent Luque has drawn from his experiences as a child to forge new paths and partnerships to ensure student success through engagement in learning and an investment in the community. Luque is committed to providing every child with the tools necessary to succeed, equipping students with the 21st Century skills that are critically important in today’s world. Luque is currently laying the foundation of a strong culture of literacy in which every student will be able to read at or above grade level, helping to mitigate learning loss while simultaneously setting students on a path of achievement and success. Contact Me