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Joe Fraser


Mr. Fraser taught Language Arts, History, and Physical Education for 7 years before becoming the Teacher on Special Assignment at Westminster High School in 2011. He served as Assistant Principal of Activities at Fountain Valley High School and returned to Westminster High School in 2013 as Assistant Principal of Curriculum. He became the WHS Principal in 2014.

Assistant Principals

Casey Harelson

Assistant Principal

Casey Harelson has a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from UC Berkeley, and a Master’s Degree in Education from UC Irvine. He taught English and Spanish at Huntington Beach High School and served as Coordinator for Programs for English Language Learners. Mr. Harelson joined the Westminster High School team in 2016, where he serves as Assistant Principal of Educational Services. He enjoys running and is married with one child.

John Bennett

Assistant Principal

Mr. Bennett served as assistant principal at Villa Fundamental Intermediate School for three years, where he oversaw counseling, master schedule, special education, professional development and a variety of other programs. He began working in HBUHSD during the 2016-2017 school year as the Assistant Principal of Guidance at Westminster High School.

Newell Williams

Assistant Principal

Newell Williams worked as an Administrator at Edison High School before joining the Westminster High School administration team.  He served as Assistant Principal of Activities and Athletics for five years and now serves as Assistant Principal of Student Services.


Joe Fraser - Principal Liz Castillo - Principal’s Secretary
714.893.1381 ext. 4401
 714.893.1381 ext. 4402

jfraser@hbuhsd.edu lcastillo@hbuhsd.edu 
Casey Harelson - AP Educational Services Maryanne Klein - Instructional Services Secretary
714.893.1381 ext. 4403 714.893.1381 ext. 4405

charelson@hbuhsd.edu mklein@hbuhsd.edu
John Bennett - AP Students Services Elizabeth Marsh - Student Services Secretary
714.893.1381 ext. 4404 714.893.1381 ext. 4407

jbennett@hbuhsd.edu emarsh@hbuhsd.edu
Newell Williams - AP Student Services Elizabeth Marsh - Student Services Secretary
714.893.1381 ext. 4406
 714.893.1381 ext. 4407

nwilliams@hbuhsd.edu emarsh@hbuhsd.edu
Gretchen Ernsdorf - AP School Community & Culture Jessica Milligan - Activities Secretary
714.893.1381 ext. 4408
 714.893.1381 ext. 4409

gernsdorf@hbuhsd.edu jmilligan@hbuhsd.edu