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Reentry Task Force and Input

Union’s Reentry Task Force, formed in May 2020, has been working to create and present a plan for the return to school during the pandemic. The information presented is part of an overall plan to safely return students and staff to an in-person learning environment when school begins in the 2021-22 school year. We thank the past and present committee members for their service.

Reentry Task Force Members

  • Dr. Kirt Hartzler, Superintendent;
  • Charlie Bushyhead, Associate Superintendent;
  • Sandi Calvin, Assistant Superintendent;
  • Dr. Trish Williams, Chief Financial Officer;
  • Christopher Payne, Chief Communications Officer;
  • John Federline, Executive Director of Secondary Education;
  • Theresa Kiger, Executive Director of Elementary Education;
  • Todd Borland, Executive Director of Technology;
  • Gart Morris, Executive Director of Instructional Technology;
  • Jay Loegering, Executive Director of Human Resources;
  • Dr. Joshua Robinson, Director of Operations;
  • Ty Wardlow, Director of Safety and Security;
  • Lindsay Smith, Director of Special Services;
  • Sherri Fair, Director of Federal Programs;
  • David Young, Director of Purchasing and Supply Management;
  • Jamie Ward, Senior Executive Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent;
  • Michelle Cundy, Principal, Union 8th Grade Center;
  • Rita Long, Principal, Ellen Ochoa Elementary School; T
  • ony Tempest, Principal, Union High School;
  • Dan Newman, Head Athletic Trainer;
  • Debbie Furgerson, Lead School Nurse;
  • Frank Brazwell, USPA President;
  • Cindy Alexander, USPA Representative;
  • Deena Churchill, UCTA President;
  • Kerri Gunter, UCTA Representative;
  • Heather McAdams, Board Member;
  • Joey Reyes, Board Member;
  • Janae Bradford, CAP Tulsa,
  • Parent representative;
  • Kasey Magness, Parent Representative.

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8506 E. 61st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
Phone: 918-357-4321

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