LaFleasha Owens

Secretary

Steve Comstock

2016-

PRESIDENT

Be Inspired, Be Active. Be B.E.T.A.

Shannon Barnes

1st Vice President

Tanisha Ross

Treasurer

BAKERSFIELD

Steve Comstock

President

John Peterson

2nd Vice President

TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

ELEMENTARY

WHAT IS BETA?

Welcome to the Bakersfield Elementary Teachers Association's online home. We represent the teachers, counselors, program specialists, speech therapists and nurses who work for the Bakersfield City School District. BETA has over 1,700 members, and is an affiliate of the California Teachers Association. CTA has more than 325,000 members - consisting of teachers and other education employees in the state's more than 1,200 school districts.


BETA FUN FACTS

Year Formed- 1971

CTA Region- 2

Members- 1,700

Presidents- 17

Schools- 44

Students- 30,373

Heart & Soul- Denice


OFFICE STAFF

CTA- Phil Brown

Office Manager- Denice Porter


EXECUTIVE BOARD

President- Steve Comstock- email

First Vice President- Shannon Barnes

Second Vice President- John Peterson

Secretary- LaFleasha Owens

Treasurer- Tanisha Ross

Area 1 Director- Jennifer Sutter

Area 2 Director- Lance Jacobs

Area 3 Director- Diane Higuera

Area 4 Director- Susan Damsky

Area 5 Director- Amanda Mehciz

Area 6 Director- Gabriel Barron

Area 7 Director- Mike Caniff

Area 8 Director- Carla Jeffers

Area 9 Director- Katie Irwin

Ethnic Minority at Large- Veronica Sanchez

Special Education at Large- Roberta Evans-Joseph

Pre-K at Large- Laura Gutierrez

State Council Representative- Steve Comstock

State Council Representative- Ed De La Vega

State Council Representative- John Peterson

State Council Representative- Pamela Tarango

State Council Representative- Kari Florez (Alternate)