Board of Directors Members

The O’Farrell Charter School is a charter school that is governed by a Board of Directors that is separate from the Board of Education of the San Diego Unified School District. The Board of Directors approves O’Farrell’s annual budget, major school policies, and evaluates the Superintendent. If you wish to attend a meeting, please review the board meeting calendar.

Board of Directors


 Sharlette Dela Cruz, Chair 

Term: January 2024 - January 2026

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Talib Mahdi, Vice Chair

Term: May 2022 - May 2024

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Troy Owens, Community Representative

Term: July 2022 - July 2024

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Dominic Cooper, Financial Liaison/Chief Financial Officer 

Term: August 2023 - August 2025

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All Board members can be reached through the website or e-mail:


E-mail: [email protected]



Board Clerk: Mireya Diaz