Myong Leigh - Secretary

As Deputy Superintendent for Policy and Operations for the San Francisco Unified School District, Myong Leigh oversees most non-instructional operations that support SFUSD schools.

Mr. Leigh has been a SFUSD staff member since 2000 and has dedicated his career in public education to seeking adequate school funding and creating conditions for educators to do their best work with students and families. Mr. Leigh oversees the district’s business services, facilities, information technology, student nutrition, school enrollment, transportation, policy and planning and intergovernmental relations teams. Mr. Leigh’s work involves interaction and collaboration with numerous staff members in the district including all school sites and all central office departments. His work has focused in subject areas including financial planning and resource allocation, school site-based academic decision-making and budgeting, student assignment and desegregation, collective bargaining and labor relations, capital facilities planning, and transportation.

Prior to his work with SFUSD, Mr. Leigh was the Budget Director for the District of Columbia Public Schools. Earlier in his career, he was a financial advisor to state and local governments on capital facilities financing and budgeting.

Mr. Leigh serves on the boards of the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club and the Center for Asian American Media and was a member of San Francisco‘s most recent Redistricting Task Force. Mr. Leigh holds a Masters in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Jena Hayashi