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Darlene Mendoza Selected as Executive Director of HR

Darlene Mendoza has been selected to serve as Executive Director of Human Resources, pending school board approval, Superintendent Susana Reyes announced. She will succeed Mark Roschy, who accepted a position with another school district.

Most recently, Darlene has served as Human Resources and Risk Manager for the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department; however, many may remember Darlene from her time with Shoreline Schools as Director of Classified Staff, 2019-2021.

Darlene Mendoza photoDarlene began her career in human resources with the City of Kennewick in 2008 and has worked for both public and private sector employers in human resources management and leadership. A graduate of the University of Washington School of Law, Darlene holds a master of jurisprudence with an emphasis on employment law.

“Darlene brings a passion for education and rich, diverse experience in human resources that will benefit our entire community,” says Superintendent Reyes. “We are thrilled to have Darlene back on the Shoreline Schools team.”