Below is a list of those in the Galt Joint Union High School District who earned more than $100,000 in the 2008/09 school year. Chief Business Official for the district, Audrey Kilpatrick offered some insight to the high numbers.
Kilpatrick said the high salaries for teachers could be based on a combination of the regular school contract salary, plus stipends from any of the following: Masters or doctoral degrees, extra summer assignments, department chair stipends or program coordinator stipend pay.
In addition, management and administrator salaries could also include money from extra assignment pay or cellular phone allowances.
Tom Gemma, Superintendent (former superintendent), $150,427
Edith Crawford, Assistant Superintendent, $115,012
Audrey Kilpatrick, Chief Business Official (former interim superintendent), $127,915
Colleen Hurley, Director of Special Education, $107,524
Tony Lara, Administrator of Student Services, $115,838
Bernie Olmos, Principal, $125,516
Brian Deis, Principal, $113,963
Joe Saramago, Assistant Principal, $106,268
Bob Rappleye, Assistant Principal, $111,259
Maria Orr, Assistant Principal, $107,253
Craig Anderson, Teacher, $103,849
Steve Klein, Teacher, $104,287
Lyn Neumann, Teacher, $107,402
Cheryl Reece, Teacher, $102,104
Tom Veatch, Teacher, $100,325
Carl Wright, Teacher, $103,271