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OSC Questions

Questions for the Operational Service Center

The purpose of this page is provide an space where you can submit your questions for the Operational Service Center division of the Vista Unified School District. Question can be submitted here for the Board Subcomiitees, process, and departments that are overseen by the OSC. 

OSC Process and Committees:

  • School Consolidation (Closure): This process includes the school closure of Beaumont Elementary School, Rancho Minerva Middle School, the eventual relocation of Vista Innovation and Design Academy, adjustments to school boundaries, temporary adjustments to magnet school applications for schools being consolidated, and transfer processes. Questions regarding school consolidation can be sent to Dr. Shawn T. Loescher, Chief Operations Officer, Vista Unified School District, shawnloescher@vistausd.org. 
  • Asset Management Advisory Committee: This Committee is currently not in session. 
  • Citizens' Cond Oversight Committee (CBOC): This Committee is responsible for the review of Measure LL items including financials and project quality. Questions regarding the CBOC can be emailed to the Chair of the Committee, Ms. Linda Latimer, at cbocchair@vistausd.org   
  • Climate Action Committee: This Committee makes recommendations to the Board of Education regarding improving various aspects of District operations to reduce the District climate impact. Questions regarding this Committee can be sent to Dr. Shawn T. Loescher, Chief Operations Officer, Vista Unified School District, shawnloescher@vistausd.org.  
  • Office of the Chief Operations Officer: Dr. Shawn T. Loescher, Chief Operations of Vista Unified School District and questions can be submitted directly to him regarding all OSC matters at shawnloescher@vistausd.org.

OSC Departments: 

  • Planning: This team provides the future plans for district facilities. Questions about this department can be submitted to the OSC Administrative Secretary, Ms. Danica Reed, at danicareed@vistausd.org
  • Measure LL: This bond measure has provided 247 million dollars for capital improvement projects in the District. Questions about this department can be submitted to Ms. Grace Chan, Director of Bond Construction, grace@ppc-sd.com  
  • Operations: This department oversees all custodial and security operations as well as facility use, hazardous materials, move and relocation plans, and emergency operations. Questions about this department can be submitted to Mr. Scott Conely, Manager of Operations, scottconley@vistausd.org
  • Maintenance: This department oversees all general building maintenance projects (under 260 hours of work) and mid-term improvement projects.. Questions about this department can be submitted to Mr. Kevin Kirby, Maintenance Manager, kevinkirby@vistausd.org 
  • Grounds: This department oversees all 450+ acers of grounds, play structures, paths, and fences. Questions about this department can be submitted to Mr. Anthony Arias, Manager of Grounds, anthonyarias@vistausd.org
  • Transportation: This department oversees the daily transportation of students and upkeep of a fleet of over 120 vehicles. Questions about this department can be submitted to Ms. Tracy Mangold, Director of transportation, tracymangold@vistausd.org 

Join the Operational Service Center Team!

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Contact Us

Office Hours: 7:30-4:00
Phone: (760) 726-2170 ext 92701

Leadership Team

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

Tracy Mangold
Director of Transportation
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92802
Email: tracymangold@vistausd.org

Grace Chan
(Project Professional Corps. Partnership Provider)
Director of Bond Construction (Measure LL) & Long Range Planning
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92702
Email: grace@ppc-sd.com

Scott Conley
Operations Manager
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92714
Email: scottconley@vistausd.org

Kevin Kirby
Maintenance Manager
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92705
Email: kevinkirby@vistausd.org

Anthony Arias
Grounds Manager 
(760) 726-2170 ext. 92704
Email: anthonyarias@vistausd.org

Last Updated: December 12, 2023