District Staff

 

 

Cody Walker

Superintendent/Principal

Cody was born in Chico, CA and grew up in Durham, CA, where he graduated from high school. He attended college in Southern California, graduating from Claremont McKenna College with a BA in Economics-Accounting and BA in Literature. He later completed a Master's in Education at Biola University, in conjunction with earning his teaching credential. Cody came to Princeton in 2011 to teach high school English. He then moved to the Chief Business Officer/Human Resources Director position and is now Superintendent/Principal. 

Cody and his wife, Sarah, have three young children, Jacob, Hannah, and Zachary, and a dog named Patti. When he is not at PJUSD he spends his time hiking, gardening, and reading. Cody loves working with our excellent staff and students!

Diana Baca

Chief Business Officer, Director of Human Resources

Diana was born in Burbank, CA, and grew up in South Lake Tahoe, CA.  She moved to the Napa Valley in the 80s and worked in the wine business for many years.  She began her career in education in 2001 as a volunteer playground supervisor.  After nine years with the Glenn County Office of Education, Diana states, "I have recently begun the most exciting phase of my career as the CBO / Director of Human Resources for PJUSD."

Diana lives with her husband, Raul, in Colusa.  They have two sons, one daughter and son-in-law, three granddaugthers, a "pack of mutts,"  and family all over the country.  When not at work, Diana enjoys reading and quilting.  She and her husband also enjoy restoring old cars.  Their current project is a 1966 Dodge Dart GT, which will hopefully soon be making the short commute with Diana from Colusa to Princeton.  Reflecting on her new position, Diana shared, "I am honored to be working with the very talented and dedicated staff at Princeton, and look forward to many rewarding years."

Lance Swift

Director of Maintenance and Transportation

Lance was born in Oneonta, NY. He graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a focus in Drinking Water Operations. He has worked for PJUSD for three years. Lance and his wife Wanda have two children, a boy, 32 and a girl, 13; he also has 3 grandkids. In his spare time Lance enjoys traveling, rock and fossil digging, attending comic conventions and coin collecting. He has two dogs, a cat and three kittens. Lance is the Lieutenant, Firefighter/EMT for the Sacramento River Fire District. He enjoys working with the staff and interacting with the students.

Raylene Robinson

Academic Counselor

Raylene completed her postgraduate work at Azusa Pacific University, earning a Master’s Degree in Marriage, Family Therapy. She also holds a State of California Pupil Personnel Certification for Counseling in K-12th Grades. With over 25 years of experience, Raylene has specalized in working with students and families in the academic environment and mental health setting.  Raylene enjoys being a vital part of the Princeton faculty as a contributing member who invests in the lives and minds of the students; where students' imagination and ingenuity has a chance to develop, grow and transform them into the next generation of community leaders. She looks forward to each opportunity of investing time in working with your student(s), meeting you as parents/guardians and being part of the dedicated and talented Princeton staff entrusted to work towards each students educational goals.

Raquel Albor

District Bookkeeper

Raquel was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico) and came to the United States when she was four years old.  She graduated from Williams High School.  She decided to stay in Williams, CA where she lives happily married!

Raquel began working in Princeton as the district bookkeeper in May 2016 and reports, "I love it!"  What she most enjoys about working at PJUSD are the work environment, the kids, and working with her co-worker, Yecenia.

Raquel and her husband have a three year old daughter, Alessandra,  "who brought joy to our lives!!"  Raquels hobbies are painting, home décor, and gardening.  She has two female dogs, but they are not necessarily hers; they are her husband’s.  

Yecenia Polanco

District Administrative Assistant

Yecenia was born in Colusa, CA. She attended school in Williams, CA which she currently calls home. She has worked for Princeton since August of 2014 and loves it! Yecenia and her husband have two children, Omar, 10 and Isabel, 5. In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing, and cooking. She doesn’t have any pets, but she says her children keep her very busy! What Yecenia enjoys most about PJUSD is the work environment and how involved the kids are with activities and fundraisers.

 

 

Terri Harris

Cafeteria Manager

Terri was born at March Air Force Base in Southern California.  She attended Western College where she earned her A.S. degree.  Terri has two grown boys, and her hobbies include garage sales, camping, and breeding parrots.  She also works with a dog rescue called the American Maltese Association Rescue.  She has four dogs (three Maltese and a Coton de Tulear), a Green Wing Macaw, and a Hawns Macaw.

Terri began serving as the Director of Food Services for Princeton during the 2014-15 school year.  She says of Princeton, "I enjoy the kids at Princeton - they are a special bunch of young people."

Chris Azevedo

Bus Driver/Custodian

Biography coming soon.

 

 

 

 

 

Ron Wellborn

Bus Driver/Custodian

Biography coming soon.

 

 

 

 

Randy Evans

Custodian / Bus Driver