Volunteer Services Staff

  • Please meet our dedicated staff:


    Dex Thomas
    Volunteer Services Special Program Coordinator

    Dex has been with WCSD for 8 years. He has a B.A. In Human Services/Management. Dex started working as a teacher assistant at Rita Cannan Elementary as a second job while working as the director of a foster care agency. There he worked with mainly the after school program helping the students learn technology and sports. After a few years he came to the WCSD fulltime as a Re-engagement specialist where he found students who were considered vanished students and helped the student get back on track for success in school and provide the needed resources for the family. He later moved to another position as an Outreach Specialist where he built relationships and partnerships with several community agencies and several district departments.

    Ana M Aguilar

    Ana has been employed with WCSD for 17 years.She has worked at Sparks High, Spanish Springs E.S, Sepulveda E.S, Mamie Towels E.S, and Vaughn M.S before starting with Volunteer Services in October 2018. She is looking forward to her new challenges and adventure that the department has to offer.Ana Aguilar is a Reno native and did most of her school in Mexico. She has a son. In her “spare” time she enjoys walks in the park, being involved in her church, movies, dining out, and spending quality time with friends and family. She is also fluent in Spanish.




    Please meet our dedicated grant funded positions:

    Tracy Sherwood
    Financial Wellness Kick Start Navigator

    Tracy Sherwood is an experienced WCSD volunteer, both at the school level and the district level. She has served as Parent Faculty Association President; Council on Family Engagement Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary; and Gifted and Talented Advisory Council Vice-Chair and Secretary. She uses her experience to guide parents in claiming their State Treasury Kick Start accounts, starting when they enter kindergarten.  Tracy is married and has a one son. She enjoys riding her bicycle all over town, reading, growing roses, and spending time with her family. 
     Guoda Lynch Regents Academic Coordinator

    Guoda Lynch
    Regents Academic Coordinator 

    Guoda is a graduate student at the University of Nevada, Reno pursuing her Master’s in School Counseling. She has had a passion for working with youth and our community for many years, and hopes to work with students right here within WCSD upon graduation. Guoda is the Regents Program Coordinator at Volunteer Services; Regents is a grant based program made possible by the University of Nevada, Reno. In her free time, you can find Guoda chasing after her 3 little ones (ages 7, and a set of 4-year-old twins), dining out at one of the many eateries in our area, exploring our beautiful backyard that is the Sierras, and spending as much time at Lake Tahoe as possible.