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District Grants Staff Bios

John Strelchun, Director
John joined the SAISD in 2002 as an Internal Auditor and has been with District Grants since 2007. He served as a Grants Monitor prior to his current position as the Grants Director.

John’s primary responsibility is coordinating the development and writing of all competitive grant proposals in the District. Other roles and responsibilities include assisting Project Managers with implementation of their grant programs, monitoring grant programs through the use of the Amplifund database, and collaborating with external partners on grant opportunities aligned with the mission and goals of the SAISD.


Jaime D. Guzman, Grants Manager
Jaime joined the SAISD in 2014 as the Grants Specialist for District Grant. As Grants Manager Jaime’s primary role is to assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of grant proposals. His other roles and responsibilities include updating the grant management system with accurate and timely reporting requirements.


Elizabeth Delaney, Grant Writer
Elizabeth (Liz) joined SAISD in March 2017 as the Grant Writer for the District Grants Office.

Liz’s primary role is to secure private sector funding through the development, implementation, and evaluation of grant proposals, including local, state, and national foundation and corporate grants. Additional roles and responsibilities include assisting the SAISD Foundation in developing grant proposals and finding new and unique sources of funding.


Sonia Anguiano, Grants Secretary
Sonia joined SAISD in 2017. Her primary responsibilities consist of supporting the District Grants
Office in maintaining the department budget, planning, coordinating and managing the grant
database. She also assists grant managers with project budgets, purchases, and payments.