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Meet the Waugh Board Members

matt thomas, Board President




Mr. Matt Thomas, Board President

Matt retired from the Petaluma Police Department after 25 years of service to the community. He was elected to the Waugh School Board and has held the position for 17 years. He decided to run for the school board in order to help the district maintain and expand the excellence it is known for throughout the county.

Matt also serves as a member of the board for the Speedway Children's Charity at Sonoma Raceway.

Matt's current term is 2018 - 2022.

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Christine pieper, board member


Mrs. Christine Pieper, Board Member

Christine was elected to the Waugh School Board in 2011.  Prior to that she served as President of the Waugh PTA, and also served on the district’s Site Council.

Christine has worked in the field of education for over 20 years.  She has a Master of Arts degree in Education, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies.  She is a long-time resident of Petaluma, and has two children who attended Corona Creek School.

Christine's current term is 2018-2022.

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Dominic Magnani


Mr. Dominic Magnani, Board Member

Dominic began his term in December 2018. Dominic is a Senior Sales Representative for AbbVie, a pharmaceutical company, and has been with the company for twelve years. He has served for a number of years on the Board of the Arthritis Foundation and is becoming more active in youth sports as his children get older. Dominic received a degree in marketing from Cal State Chico. Dominic and his wife, Leigh, have a son and a daughter who attend Corona Creek.

Dominic's current term is 2020-2024.

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Jarrett Baglietto


Mr. Jarrett Baglietto, Board Member

Jarrett has been the lead Engineer for SolarCraft Clean Energy Solutions since 2016, and enjoys designing solar projects in Sonoma, Marin, and Napa counties.   Jarrett and his wife Brooke grew up in Petaluma.  They moved into the Waugh District back in 2007 with the intent of sending their future children across the street to Meadow one day.  Jarrett and Brooke's children are currently attending Meadow in Kindergarten and 3rd grade. 

As a parent volunteer, little league coach, soccer coach, and now school board member, Jarrett is excited to continue to be of service to our community.

Jarrett's current term is 2020-2024.

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Mrs. Kristine Weeks, Interim Board Member

Kristine is the mother of two current Corona Creek students, a local small business owner, and has been a youth soccer coach with PYSL. Prior to joining the school board in 2022, Kristine served on the Waugh Site Council and the Measure X Citizen's Oversight Committee. She is the co-owner of two local small businesses, Hoocha Hard Kombucha and veloToze. 

Kristine has an MBA in International Business from ASU's Thunderbird School of Business and an undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. 

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