January 2018

Anne Staffieri has been the Superintendent for Ramona Unified School District since July 2016. Initially, Anne was the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources for Escondido Union High School District for three years prior. A graduate of Torrey Pines High School, Dr. Staffieri has degrees from Cal State University San Marcos and Brigham Young University, where she recently earned her doctorate degree in educational leadership. Her master’s from Cal State San Marcos is in curriculum development, and her bachelor’s is in biology with a minor in Spanish. She has taught high school biology and advanced placement biology in Escondido and Valley Center and has been an administrator in Valley Center as well as Escondido and Ramona. She lives with her husband and family in Temecula, where they have raised four children. Doctor Staffieri will be updating us on the Ramona Unified School District.


November 2017

Kitty Brisendine’s passion is food! After dazzling her friends and family for years, the transition to cooking for the public was easy. Kitty’s team, Here’s the Rub BBQ, has won awards at many competitions throughout California. Kitty attended the North County Culinary Academy and earned a spot on the Dean’s list for her accomplishments. Six years ago, Kitty opened her business, Something Delicious, offering personal chef services, wine and beer pairings, private dinners, parties and cooking lessons all over San Diego County. She will share her passion by demonstrating, “Easy, Nutritious Holiday Treats.”