Meet our team

The Classified Employment Services Branch (CESB) manages all personnel transactions for classified (non-teaching) positions.

It is the responsibility of Classified Employment Services to ensure that all assignment transactions are in compliance with Education Code provisions, Personnel Commission rules, collective bargaining agreements, and District policies and procedures.

It's about our employees
knowing that they are
valued in their position

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Donna Barrow

Assistant Personnel

Director, CESB

(213) 241-7830

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Management Team

Human resources for non-teaching personnel

Loretta Cervantes

Human Resources Officer

Latasha Lewis

Human Resources Officer

Maria Underwood

Classified Assignments Coordinator

School Based

School Administrative Assistants, Senior Office Technicians, other clerical and certain instructional support classifications

Sandy Velez

Local District Central & West

Supervising Assignment Technician


Kim Lee

Local District South & East

Supervising Assignment Technician


Elva Pamintuan

Local District Northeast & Northwest

Supervising Assignment Technician


Central Offices

Central Office positions, including Police, Transportation, ITD, Payroll, etc.

Elizabeth Petito

Principal Assignment Technician


Special Education

Special Education Trainees/Assistants and other related classifications

Stacie Foote

Supervising Assignment Technician


Community Representatives & School Supervision Aides

Iardry Zeigler

Supervising Personnel Clerk


Maintenance & Operations and Facilities

Buildings and Grounds Worker, CPM, OPM, Plant Managers, custodial and other related classifications

Elizabeth Petito

Principal Assignment Technician


Early Education

Early Education Center Aides and other related classifications

Lorena Estrella

Principal Assignment Technician


Food Services

Food Services Worker & related classifications

Alma Martinez

Supervising Assignment Technician


Our Mission

Our team is highly responsive to classified employees in all stages of the employment life cycle, as well as to schools and offices. We are solution-driven and strive to balance the needs of our customers with outcomes that are in compliance with state laws and District policies.


Personnel Commission

Classified Employment Services

333 South Beaudry Ave

12th Floor

Main. 213-241-6300

Fax. 213-241-6808

Classified SmartFind Express (SFE)

Electronic Substitute Request System

For all classifications:

Main 213-241-7808


Fax 213-241-3362

Classified SFE General

Call-in number

Main 866-477-3233

US Mail

During the District’s precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus, please submit all correspondences, forms and documents to

Classified Employment Services

PO Box 513307

Los Angeles, CA 90051-1307