• Administrative Staff 2018-19 School Year
     
     
Ms. Kristen Tiffany, Principal

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Ms. Kristen Tiffany, Principal

Kristen Tiffany is a native of Arizona; she has been in education since 1999 and in the Agua Fria District since 2006. She is an alumni from both Grand Canyon University and Northern Arizona University. Ms. Tiffany is very passionate about education, believing all students can learn and deserve a positive high school experience which prepares them for college and career. Ms. Tiffany has one son, Ryan, who attends Verrado Middle School and is an avid swimmer. Ms. Tiffany has begun her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Walden University. Aside from being the principal of Verrado high school, for which she is extremely excited, she has been an English, Journalism and Theater teacher, a Teacher Mentor and an Assistant Principal. ONE Verrado!
 
Mr. Leslie Saulsby, Assistant Principal

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Mr. Leslie Saulsby, Assistant Principal

Mr. Saulsby is a California native who has lived in Arizona for the past 25 years. He is married and has two sons, Lucas & Levi. He is an alumni of the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University. He recently graduated with a doctorate in education Grand Canyon University. Mr. Saulsby is a military veteran, whose last service included being a member of the 855th Military Police Co. serving with the Arizona Army National Guard. Mr. Saulsby has been in education for almost two decades in various positions including coach, teacher, assistant principal, and most recently as athletic director of Desert Edge HS.  In addition to a deep love of sports and all forms of competition, Mr. Saulsby is an avid outdoorsman and reader. 

Mrs. Holly Bonessi, Assistant Principal

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Mrs. Holly Bonessi, Assistant Principal

An East Coast native, Mrs. Bonessi has taught in three different states since begin her career in education during the 2000-2001 school year.. She started her career in Virginia teaching middle school English and history before moving to Connecticut and Arizona where she finally landed in the Agua Fria Union District in 2006. For 7 years, she taught English and journalism at Millennium High School, but became a Viper in 2014 to assume the position of Instructional Coach. She currently serves as an assistant principal and loves every minute of it. Mrs. Bonessi received her undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech in Journalism and Mass Communications and her master’s in Educational Administration from Argosy University. Working with teachers and helping students become their best is a daily reminder of her passion for education.

Mrs. Gretchen Hann, Assistant Principal

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Mrs. Gretchen Hann, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Hann originates from Pittsburgh, Penn.  She graduated with a BS in Education from Duquesne University with a focus in the study of English Literature. In 2004, she moved to AZ and came to Verrado in 2007 as an English teacher. In 2010, she was promoted to the Teacher Mentor position at Agua Fria High School where she served in that role for 7 years.  Her work with the administrative team inspired her to complete her Master’s in Education Leadership from Northern Arizona University and get an AZ Principal Certificate in 2012. Gretchen returned to Verrado in 2017 as an Assistant Principal for Curriculum.  Her passion includes developing teachers to advance their expertise through implementing best practices to enhance student learning. Gretchen is proud to call herself a Viper!
Mr. Adam Brezovsky, Assistant Principal / Athletic Director

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Mr. Adam Brezovsky, Assistant Principal / Athletic Director

Originally from Ohio, Adam Brezovsky has been in education since 2002, and became a building-level administrator in 2011.  Mr. Brezovsky has been at Verrado High School since 2016.  He moved to Buckeye with his family in 2015.  He has a student attending Verrado High School and a daughter that will be grading from the University of Toledo in May.

Mrs. Paula Auble, Instructional Coach

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Mrs. Paula Auble, Instructional Coach

Originally from Illinois, Paula moved to Phoenix in 1985 and graduated from Central High School in 1990. She graduated from ASU West in 1997 with a B.A. in Secondary Education (History) and graduated from ASU West again in 2001 with an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Supervision. Mrs. Auble has been at Verrado High School since 2008; she previously taught American History, AP US History, and was the Social Studies Department Chair for eight years. Before coming to Verrado, she taught various Social Studies courses in 7th-12th grades in both the Deer Valley and Litchfield school districts, where she held other leadership positions such as Team Leader and Department Chair. This is her 21st year in public education. She is married with two children and loves to travel and go camping. 

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