Board of Education


Melissa Nielsen (Area IV Burnt Ranch, Cox Bar, Junction City) 

Term 2020






Randy Spencer (Area I - Douglas City, Trinity Center, Coffee Creek and Lewiston)

Term 2020







Michelle Myers  (Area II - Trinity Alps Unified School District: Weaverville and Big Bar)

Term 2020






SAldingerSally Aldinger (Area III - Hayfork and Hyampom) grew up in Sacramento and attended Humboldt State University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences in 1970. She continued her education, completing an Elementary Teacher credential program with an emphasis in Early Childhood. Sally taught at Round Valley Elementary School in Covelo, Mendocino County, prior to moving to Hayfork in 1977. At home in Hayfork, she raised a daughter, while also starting the Gold Country Store, and becoming active in the community through the school unification process. Sally served on the first board of the newly-unified Mountain Valley USD, then went on to CSU, Chico, to earn a Clear Administrative Credential. She rounded out her career in education at, and retired from, the Trinity County Office of Education. Sally stays actively involved in her community by volunteering time with the Mountain Valley Youth Fund, Friends of the Library, Hayfork Scholarship Foundation and Friends of the Hayfork Park. Term 2020


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Steve Canale (Area V - Southern Trinity Joint Unified School District) was raised in Newark, California and attended San Diego State University, receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Social Science in 1975. In 1976, Mr. Canale moved to the Zenia area and began work with the United States Forest Service. He relocated to the Ruth area in 1980, where he has resided ever since. Mr. Canale has been active in the local school system for many years as a basketball coach and working as the district's high school Librarian and Technology Coordinator. Mr. Canale currently is the manager of the Ruth Lake Community Services District. Term 2022




TCOE Board Meetings

Wed Feb 26 @ 1:00PM -
Board Meeting - DATE CHANGE

Wed Mar 11 @ 1:00PM -
Board Meeting

Wed Apr 15 @ 1:00PM -
Board Meeting

Wed May 20 @ 1:00PM -
Board Meeting

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