Hart District hires new CFO and Classified Personnel Director
The William S. Hart Union High School District. Dan Watson/The Signal
By Christina Cox
Thursday, August 10th, 2017

The William S. Hart Union High School District announced the appointment of Ralph Peschek as the district’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and John Muraki as the district’s Director of Classified Personnel Thursday.

The William S. Hart Union High School District’s new CFO, Ralph Pescheck. Courtesy of the Hart District

The hiring decisions were approved by the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board during the board’s meeting Wednesday night.

Since 2001 Peschek has worked with and for school districts in Huntington Beach, Calif. and Pasadena Calif.  He held the same positions in both the Ocean View School District and the Pasadena Unified School District.

In the Pasadena Unified School District, Peschek oversaw all Food and Nutritional Services staff, oversaw budget and compliance, established an ASB financial and operational system and developed the Business Division’s strategic plan.

He also was a member of the district negotiating team, superintendent’s strategic planning team and compensation review committee, while we worked with the district’s facilities department and on the Facilities Master Plan.

Before his work with school districts, Peschek was a general manager for Sodexo School Services in Maryland for almost 11 years.

The William S. Hart Union High School District’s new Director of Classified Personnel, John Muraki. Courtesy of the Hart District

Peschek holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington State University and School Business Management Certificate from University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Business.

Since 2003, Muraki has worked in both the public and private sector in

human resources.  His most recent positions include the job of personnel director and the job of personal analyst for Bassett Unified School District in La Puente, Calif.

Muraki has a bachelor’s degree from Occidental College and a master’s degree in organizational psychology from St. Mary’s University.

About the author

Christina Cox

Christina Cox

Christina Cox is a multimedia journalist covering education, community and breaking news in the Santa Clarita Valley. She joined The Signal as a staff writer in August 2016.

The William S. Hart Union High School District. Dan Watson/The Signal

Hart District hires new CFO and Classified Personnel Director

The William S. Hart Union High School District announced the appointment of Ralph Peschek as the district’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and John Muraki as the district’s Director of Classified Personnel Thursday.

The William S. Hart Union High School District’s new CFO, Ralph Pescheck. Courtesy of the Hart District

The hiring decisions were approved by the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board during the board’s meeting Wednesday night.

Since 2001 Peschek has worked with and for school districts in Huntington Beach, Calif. and Pasadena Calif.  He held the same positions in both the Ocean View School District and the Pasadena Unified School District.

In the Pasadena Unified School District, Peschek oversaw all Food and Nutritional Services staff, oversaw budget and compliance, established an ASB financial and operational system and developed the Business Division’s strategic plan.

He also was a member of the district negotiating team, superintendent’s strategic planning team and compensation review committee, while we worked with the district’s facilities department and on the Facilities Master Plan.

Before his work with school districts, Peschek was a general manager for Sodexo School Services in Maryland for almost 11 years.

The William S. Hart Union High School District’s new Director of Classified Personnel, John Muraki. Courtesy of the Hart District

Peschek holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington State University and School Business Management Certificate from University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Business.

Since 2003, Muraki has worked in both the public and private sector in

human resources.  His most recent positions include the job of personnel director and the job of personal analyst for Bassett Unified School District in La Puente, Calif.

Muraki has a bachelor’s degree from Occidental College and a master’s degree in organizational psychology from St. Mary’s University.

About the author

Christina Cox

Christina Cox

Christina Cox is a multimedia journalist covering education, community and breaking news in the Santa Clarita Valley. She joined The Signal as a staff writer in August 2016.