Oversight Committee

Oversight Committee Members:

Eddie Choy - Representative-at-Large
Michael Chung - Representative-at-Large 
Vacant - Representative-at-Large
Pearl Iizuka - Representative-at-Large
Ernest Lee - Taxpayers' Association
Ronald Mataalii - Representative-at-Large
John McGee - Representative-at-Large
Terry Moore - HOA Member of a Housing Developement within TUSD
Mike Moran - Business Community
Nicole Rasmussen - Representative-at-Large
Dina Sakita - Parent or Guardian and Active in a Parent-Teacher Organization
Asam Sheikh - Parent or Guardian of TUSD Student
Armin Karl Walther - Senior Citizens' Organization

Board of Education Opens Application Process for Vacated Position on the Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee 

Torrance, CA - At the August 19, 2019 Board of Education meeting, the Board will be appointing one new member for the Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee (ICOC). The Board is currently looking for individuals who meet the qualification for the following position:

  • Representative At-Large

As part of the Bond Measures (per Proposition 39), the Board established the creation of the ICOC to ensure bond dollars were spent only on projects specified in the bond projects lists, and not for general operating expenses or teacher salaries. Members of the committee receive and review copies of the annual financial and performance audits with respect to the bond projects as required by state law. Members of the ICOC meet quarterly and can serve up to three, two-year terms (without compensation).

The application deadline is Friday, July 19, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Applications can be dropped off at 2335 Plaza del Amo, Torrance, CA  90509, the Office of the Deputy Superintendent, or can be mailed to the same address. 

The ICOC bylaws and application can be accessed by the link:

Oversight Committee Bylaws and Application for Appointment

For questions or more information, please contact Sandy Terrano at terrano.sandy@tusd.org.   

About Bond Measures Y and Z / T and U:

In November 2008, Torrance voters approved Bond Measures Y and Z. These Bond Measures funded capital improvement projects throughout the District to renovate and modernize all TUSD schools. Measures Y and Z also included the brand new, J.H. Hull Middle School, as well as the reunited Fern Elementary campus, with brand new fourth and fifth grade buildings. 

In November 2014, Torrance voters approved Bond Measures T and U. These measures are funding school safety and technology projects, as well as physical education and recreation projects throughout the District. Measures T and U projects also include a brand new Aquatics Center, middle school gyms, and high school auditoriums.

Committee Meetings - Agendas and Minutes

The Independent Citizens' Oversight Committeex for Measures Y and Z and Measures T and U will meet on an ongoing bases to review bond expenditures. Agendas for upcoming meetings will be posted on the website for the community to access. For further questions or information please contact Sandy Terrano at 310-972-6062 or by email.

Future Scheduled Meetings


Wednesday, September 25, 2019




4:30 pm Walk-through
5:00 pm Meeting
Location: South High School

4801 Pacific Coast Highway
Torrance CA  90505

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Please note that links within the agendas to supporting documents for all meetings prior to 2017 no longer work. Supporting documents can be found in the corresponding meeting backup document.