CSBA Immediate Past President
Chris Ungar is the 2016-17 Immediate Past President of CSBA. As Immediate Past President of CSBA, Ungar serves on numerous committees, task forces and councils. He has been a member of CSBA’s Board of Directors since 2007 and a member of the Executive Committee since 2013. As a Director, he represented Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Cruz counties, all situated along California’s central coast.
Chris Ungar is a member of the San Luis Coastal Unified School District, located in San Luis Obispo County. Ungar has served as president of the San Luis Coastal USD Board of Trustees numerous times during the past 15 years. He is especially interested in special education, vocational education, technology, school finance and revenue enhancement, educational leadership, student diversity and fine arts education. Locally, he has also served on the Board of Directors of the Tri-Counties Education Association and the San Luis Obispo County School Boards Association. In addition, he was the director of Project Surf Camp, which teaches children with disabilities to surf.
Before retiring in 2014, Ungar spent 27 years in special education, most recently as a special education director for the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education.