SDAC – Student District Advisory Council

The Student District Advisory Council (SDAC) is made up of a number of students from each CVUSD high school site. The Student DAC representatives meet every other month with CVUSD Assistant Superintendents and Directors to discuss policies, events and important topics concerning the district.


Our Mission/Purpose

  • Create a safe environment for Student Voice to accurately represent our sites unified under one district
  • Promote Community Awareness - A partnership between Schools and Community
  • Improve conditions at the school site including: Safe environment, effective communication, college and career readiness and clean schools.
  • Discuss and take action regarding issues/concerns with student body no matter how great or small.
  • Support and promote mental wellness for students, events that focus on the social emotional side, students helping students.
  • Advocate to provide more opportunities throughout CVUSD including: positive social environment around campus, entertainment and other unique and non-traditional ideas.
  • Provide effective means of communication - student’s ability to contact SDAC regarding various issues, as well as learning from our peers and listening to what they have to offer.
  • Celebrate highlights and achievements

Century Academy's SDAC Representatives


Stephany Albanil
12th Grade


Lyn Caviezel
12th Grade


Arabella Duplechain
11th Grade

Conejo Valley High School’s SDAC Representatives


Cameron Mack
12th Grade


Laura Rodriguez Gracia
12th Grade

Robert Strong
12th Grade


Newbury Park High School's SDAC Representatives


Brandy Bensinger
12th Grade


Annaliese Cancilla
12th Grade


Caden Cope
12th Grade


Aminah Ghanem
12th Grade


Giselle Gonzalez
12th Grade


Paige Hajiloo
12th Grade

Thousand Oaks High School's SDAC Representatives


Kiara Benioff
11th Grade


Cyntia Cruz
12th Grade


Akil Selvan Rajendra Janartharan
12th Grade


Taylor Stanley
12th Grade


Natalie Venable
11th Grade


Danielle Withrow
11th Grade

Westlake High School's SDAC Representatives


Chris Capobianco
10th Grade


Trevor Chen
10th Grade


Aminah Jamal
11th Grade


Brian Paymard
10th Grade


Mikayla Quintana
12th Grade


Jordan Scott
12th Grade

Connect with your SDAC Members

Are you a CVUSD student with a topic you’d like SDAC Representatives
to raise awareness about, or discuss with the broader CVUSD community?