What We Do

We are proud to announce that we are one of the 20 large companies and organizations selected for the Top Workplaces 2019.  It is a true honor to be selected.  This opportunity has brought to light the thoughts of our employees and share in the proud moment. 
Human Resources mission is to hire and retain the best qualified employees to ensure an exceptional education.
The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District is an Equal Opportunity District and shall not unlawfully discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of the person's actual or perceived race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex or sexual orientation, in accordance with Board Policy 4111.1.
Office Information
Phone: (714) 985-8410
Fax: (714) 524-3034
Office Hours: 7AM - 5PM
Rick Lopez
Assistant Superintendent - Human Resources
(714) 985-8408
Nancy Blade
Director - Human Resources
(714) 985-8407
(Secondary Schools, Alternative Education, George Key/Venture Academy, Business Services) 
Olivia Yaung
Director - Human Resources
(714) 985-8406
(Elementary Schools, Educational Services, Expanded Learning, Special Education, Student Services) 
Martha Suarez
Administrative Secretary
(714) 985-8412
(Certificated Leaves)
Adriana Gjersvold
Human Resources Secretary
(714) 985-8413
(Classified Leaves)
Raquel De Dios
Human Resources Technician - Classified (Secondary)
(714) 985-8405
(Special Education, Business Services, Payroll, Purchasing, Risk Management, Family Resource Center, Nutrition Services, George Key, Maintenance, Facilities, Transportation, Grounds, Construction, Warehouse, Print Shop, Alternative Education,)
Erica Diaz
Human Resources Technician-Certificated Substitute Placement
(714) 985-8416, Mon-Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
(Walk On Coaches)
Aimee Lopez
Human Resources Technician - Classified (Elementary)
(714) 985-8415
(Technology, Expanded Learning, State Preschool Program, Professional Development Academy, Special Education, Student Services, Educational Services)
Dana Griffiths
Human Resources Technician-Classified Substitute Placement
(714) 985-8409, Mon-Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
(AVID Tutors & Noon Duty Supervisors)
Patti Maddams
Human Resources Technician - Classified & Certificated (Elementary)
(714) 985-8471
Lorri Singer
Human Resources Technician - Certificated (Secondary)
(714) 985-8414
Ana Avila 
District Receptionist
(714) 986-7000