Saratoga Union School District Board of Trustees

  • An elected Board of Trustees consisting of five members governs the district. The term of office for board members is four years. There are no applicable term limits. Board members, by state law, must reside within the school district boundaries. 

    Current Board Members 

    Patty Buchanan
    Board Member

    Susan Germeraad
    Clerk of the Board

    Cynthia Miller 
    Board President

    Sophia Kao

    Arati Nagaraj

    Contact the Board

    To contact the SUSD Board of Trustees, you may email the board via:, or you may email individual board members by clicking on a name (above table). Letters to the board can be sent to 20460 Forrest Hills Drive, Saratoga CA, 95070.

    The public is welcome to communicate with the Board of Trustees during the public comment section at the start of each board meeting. Comments pertaining to items not on that meeting's agenda should be brought up during the public comment section. Comments regarding items on the agenda may be raised during that portion of the meeting by submitting your name at the meeting via speaker cards provided.

    Board Governance Handbook

    For more information about Board Members and protocols, committee assignments and SUSD support staff, please download the Board Governance Handbook HERE.

    Board Meeting Agenda, Minutes and Highlights

    To view the current meeting agenda, visit Agenda Online.

    To view past agenda online archives (until fully migrated to new AO site), visit Agenda Online Archives.

    For past meeting minutes, visit the Meeting Minutes Archive.

    Board Meetings Schedule

    Regular meetings of the Board of Trustees are typically held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays in the District Conference Room, 20460 Forrest Hills Drive, Saratoga, CA. 95070. Meetings are occasionally held at other district sites. Please check Agenda Online for upcoming meeting location and start time.

    To download a 2016-2017 PDF calendar CLICK HERE

    To download a 2017-2018 PDF calendar CLICK HERE