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Interim Superintendent

Vishna A. Herrity, Ph.D.

Executive Assistant

Mrs. Karina Hoffman


Superintendent's Cabinet

Dr. Jesus Luna

Assistant Superintendent


Director of Finance


Mr. Ward Lunneborg, Director

Student Support Services


Dr. Alison Walker, Director

Special Education


Office of the Superintendent

Welcome to Keppel Union School District

Vishna A. Herrity, Ph.D.

Interim Superintendent

Keppel Union School District

Dr. Vishna Herrity is currently serving as the Interim Superintendent of the Keppel Union School District. Her mission is to provide a high quality education to culturally and linguistically diverse students and support for all families. Dr. Herrity brings a broad range of experience to the District. She served as the Principal of Daisy Gibson Elementary School for eight years. Prior to that, she served as the Executive Director of the Main Family Resource Center of Carpinteria. For 11 years, Dr. Vishna Herrity served as the Executive Director of the Gevirtz Research Center in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). She also worked as an Elementary Principal and District Coordinator of Bilingual, Migrant, Technology, and Preschool Programs in the Moorpark Unified School District. Dr. Herrity has two Master of Education Degrees and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Organizations, which she received from UCSB. Dr. Herrity is trilingual and has spent 48 years in public education serving the needs of diverse students and families.