City/School Liaison Committee

The City/School Liaison Committee consists of two City Council Members and two PAUSD Board Members who meet with various staff members to discuss and collaborate on issues of mutual interest regarding our Palo Alto schools. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 8:30 a.m. The Committee meets by virtual teleconference at this time. 

City of Palo Alto

  • Council Member Pat Burt
  • Council Member Julie Lythcott-Haims
  • Staff Liaison: Chantal Gaines, Deputy City Manager

Palo Alto Unified School District

  • Board Member Todd Collins
  • Board Member Shounak Dharap
  • Staff Liaison: Don Austin, Superintendent of the Palo Alto Unified School District


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Past City School Liaison Committee Agendas and Minutes