Mrs. Melanie Waffle

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Melanie Waffle was elected to the board of trustees during the 2018-2019 school year.  She was raised and currently lives in in Orcutt, CA. Melanie and her husband of 17 years, Brian, are proud parents of children, Emma and Zane, currently attending schools in the Orcutt Union School District.

Melanie has been the Manager of her family business, Next Day Signs, for over 15 years. She holds BA degree in Social Science from Chapman University after attending Cal Poly and graduating from Allan Hancock College. She has coordinated a Non-Profit and was a CA State Certified Counselor focused on low income mothers.

Mrs. Waffle is a volunteer for the Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter and the Santa Barbara County Stand Down. She is a Board Member of SOAAR, also an active a chairperson on in the PTSA as well as previously serving on the Orcutt Youth Softball Association Board as Treasurer.

Melanie believes Public Education is where students grow into creative thinkers, learn the confidence needed to navigate life and are taught about what it takes to achieve personal goals.  She is looking forward to serving the community in her role as Trustee.

The Orcutt Union School District does not discriminate against individuals based on actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation. Compliance Officer: Susan Salucci, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources/Discrimination/Equity & Title lX Compliance Officer, 500 Dyer Street, Orcutt, CA 93455, Email:, Phone: 805-938-8909. See district policies at