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     OPIS ADMINISTRATION & STAFF

     
    Kent Cromwell - Principal
     
    Kent was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley (Woodland Hills).  He attended Hale Junior High School and El Camino Real High School.  While in high school he ran track and cross-country.  His favorite event was the pole vault.  After high school he attended Sonoma State University and was awarded a degree in Kinesiology.  He then attended Chapman Univrsity and was awarded a Masters of Arts in teaching.
     
    After graduation from Sonoma State University he chose to remain in Sonoma County to begin his career.  Kent served five years working as the Principal of Laguna Continuation High School in Sonoma County.  Prior to that he served two years working as an elementary school Principal, four years as a middle school Principal and one year as Dean of Students of a high school overseeing all alternative education programs.
     
    His intentions were always to return to Southern California.  At this point, he realized that goal and relcoated back to the San Fernando Valley.
     
    In his spare time Kent likes to be outdoors.  He enjoys hiking, surfing, mountain biking, off-roading, skiing and pretty much anything that gets him moving.  He also likes to travel.  He is always looking for new and exciting things to do and places to go so if you have any ideas, let him know!
     
    Phone:   (818) 597-4256 
     
     
    Jeremy Rogers - Counselor
     
    Jeremy is now splitting his work between Oak View High School and Oak Park Independent School.  Having grown up in Camarillo and attending both Ventura Community College and UCSB he is familiar with local schools and communities. He has been in public education for over ten years and held the following job titles:  Independent and Continuation High School Counselor, Comprehensive High School Counselor, "At Risk" Middle School Counselor, Elementary School Counselor, PE Teacher, Substitute Teacher, and Coach.  He graduation from UCSB with a degree in Sociology and a minor in Sports Management.  He went on to receive a Masters in Education. "I feel like it is a privilege to work in public education and it is my goal to help students reach their potential”  states Mr. Rogers.   
     
    Jeremy lives in Camarillo with his wife and three daughters.  He enjoys spending time with his family, good food, Notre Dame football, and beating Mr. McGugan's team during Thursday sports day at OVHS.
     
    Phone:  (818) 735-3262
     
     
    Sue Meskis - Office Manager 
     
    Sue was born and raised in Southern Ontario, Canada and moved to Southern California in 2004.  Prior to moving to the U.S., Sue worked in the private sector for 18 years in business development, marketing and finance. Before coming to OPIS Sue spent a year at Brookside Elementary as an Instructional Assistant.  In her spare time, Sue enjoys spending time with her family.
      
    Phone:   (818) 597-4256