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Operations Department

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Purpose Statement
The purpose of the Operations Department is to provide a safe, clean, and pleasant environment that will support, stimulate, and enhance the educational process.


This is being accomplished by:

  • The establishment of standards of care for our students, faculty, and staff.
  • Responsive services for safety and security.
  • Revisions of operations quality control and assurance checks.
  • The development and refinement of systems supports.
  • Ongoing professional development to meet or exceed our standards of care. 
  • A focus on continuous improvement and growth in all aspects of our service. 

Scope of Responsibility
To ensure that all schools, classrooms, and operational environments are attractive, clean, sanitary, and safe for students, staff and visitors.

Operations Department at a Glance
The Operations  Departments' nine (9) central office employees that are responsible for the activities of: 

  • 34 Plant Leads
  • 64 Custodians
  • Facility Use 
  • Pools
  • Security teams

Facility Use Request

Facility use requests are first processed by the Operations Department before final approval and oversight at the school site level. A comprehensive look at our facility use agreements and the school connected organization handbook is currently taking place. 

Operations Oversight of Facility Use
The oversight of the Operational team for Facility Use Request is limited to the processing of all facility use request for final review and implementation at the school site level. 

Applicable laws, regulations, guides, and fee schedules for Facility Use Requests:

Submit a Facility Use Request

Additional Resource Files:

Contact Us

Office Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Phone: (760) 726-2170 ext. 92715
Afterhours Security/Emergencies: (760) 560-6827

Our Staff

Scott Conley
Operations Manager
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92714

Email: scottconley@vistausd.org

Kerry St. Julien Jones
Staff Secretary II
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92715
Email: kerrystjulien@vistausd.org

James Bach    
Operations Custodian
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92724

Email: jamesbach@vistausd.org

Travis Luce
Operations Supervisor/Plant Lead III
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92724

Email: travisluce@vistausd.org

 

Departmental Oversight

Shawn T. Loescher, Ed.D.
Chief Operations Officer
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92702

Email: shawnloescher@vistausd.org

Danica Reed
Administrative Secretary I
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92702

Email: danicareed@vistausd.org

Last Updated: January 29, 2024