Meet Our Staff

At Baboquivari, we believe that open communication between home and school is one of the best ways to help our students succeed. If you ever have a question or concern for one of our teachers, please do not hesitate to contact him or her. You are welcome to send an email or contact our school office. We will take a message and the teacher will call you back as soon as he or she is able.

Office Phone: (520) 719-1250


Tanya Suydam

Alison Cornell
Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction, AVID District Director, Special Programs Director

Dr. Augustine Romero
School Improvement Specialist

Bright Benson
Assistant Principal of Operations and Student Services

Leyla Ochoa
Office Manager / Principal's Secretary

Maria Montano
Secretary to Assistant Principal of Operations and Student Services

Teachers and Staff

Pamela Aschbrenner
7th Grade Math

Lucinda Begay
8th Grade Science

Lucy Benally
8th Grade ELA

Ronaldo Benally

Michael Bilagody
World History & World Geography / Economics / Native American Studies

Nerissa Birdsell
Exceptional Education Teacher

Ayesha Brewster
Biology / Chemistry / AVID 10

Reggie Brooks
Automotive Technology

Cherri Church
7th Grade Science / AVID 7

Nicholas Coalson
Exceptional Education

Thomas Cupis
Physics / Astronomy / Computer Science

Merle Devereux
English 9 / English 11 / AVID 9 / TOCC WRT

Margaret Dodson
Exceptional Education

Calvin Eleby, Jr.
U.S. History / Government / AP Government & Politics

Michael Enis
T.O. History / T.O. Language 1 & 2 / OÕodham Art

Damon Enriquez
Waila Band

Arlene Flores Ali
8th Grade Math

Jackie Hamilton
7th Grade ELA

Rachael Javidan
Exceptional Education

Mike Juan
Ag. Science Instructional Assistant

Janet Kinsey
Algebra I / Geometry / STUCO / AVID 12

David Koch
Exceptional Education

Edna Leyva
English 10 / English 12 / Spanish / AVID 11

Clovia Martin
BMS Culture / BMS OÕodham Art

Waylen Martin
JTED / Auto Instructional Assistant

Joseph Mease
PE / Health / Weight Training

Lucas Miranda
Ex. Ed. Instructional Assistant

Ali Naqvi
Math Interventionist / Alegbra 1 (H)

Pam Pancho
Ex. Ed. Instructional Assistant

Valentino Popoca
7th & 8th Grade Social Studies

Kimberly Roach
Art / Digital Photography / Yearbook

Robert Russell
Algebra I / Inter. Algebra / Algebra 2 / Statistics

Janine Silvia
Exceptional Education Teacher

Walter Wesch
Agricultural Sciences

Kenneth Wilson
Ex. Ed. Instructional Assistant

Student Services

Juana Antonio
Parent Liaison

Merri Beth Benson
Speech Office

Rosa Buendia
Attendance Clerk

Gabriella Cazares-Kelly
College and Career Coordinator

Danielle Dillenburg
BMS & BHS Counselor

Brian Hendricks
Food Services

Brandon Kahler

Ana Maria Pi–a
Behavior Specialist

Evette Velasquez
Health Aide