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Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Anne Hubbard, Ed.D., President
Superintendent, Hope School District

Yusuf A. Balogun, CPA/PFS, MST, Vice President
Partner, Walpole & Co., LLP

Doug Ford, Immediate Past President
Partner, D. D. Ford Construction

John Daly
Founder, The Key Class, LLC

William M. Macfadyen
Publisher, Noozhawk

Kirsten McLaughlin
Market Vice President, Cox Communications

Brian Robinson
Principal, Terrain Consulting
Chair, Computers for Families Committee

Susan Salcido, Ed.D.
County Superintendent of Schools, Santa Barbara County Education Office

Jesus Terrazas
Partners in Education Program Alum, Project Management, Merryl Brown Events

Board Members

Gayle Beebe, Ph.D.
President, Westmont College

Marybeth Carty
Executive Director, Natalie Orfalea Foundation

Elizabeth Cholawsky
CEO, HG Insights

Neil Dayal
Senior Program Manager, Raytheon

Joe Howell
Partner, Howell Moore & Gough LLP

Hilda Maldonado, Ph.D.
Superintendent, Santa Barbara Unified School District

Jeffrey F. Milem, Ph.D.
Dean & Professor, The Gevirtz School, UC Santa Barbara

Carolyn Mitten, Ph.D.
Chair & Assistant Professor of Education, Westmont College

Dave Odell
President, MedBridge Development

Alice Patino
Mayor, City of Santa Maria

Juliana Ramirez
President & CEO, JR Bookkeeping

Diana F. Rigby
Superintendent, Carpinteria Unified School District

Randy Rowse
Mayor, City of Santa Barbara

Dr. Diana Roybal
Superintendent, Goleta Union School District

Molly Schiff
Director of Member & Community Engagement, Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce

Ron Werft
President & CEO, Cottage Health

Cara Williams
Human Resources Vice President, Cottage Health

Henry T. Yang, Ph.D.
Chancellor, UC Santa Barbara


Steven Ainsley
Marty Blum
William Cirone
Steve Cushman
Lawrence A. Fisher, Ed. D.
Betty Hatch
Ed Heron
James J. Keenan
Dr. Peter MacDougall
Dr. Mary P. Scopatz
David Spainhour
Dr. Ken Stokes
Mark Sylvester
Frank Umanzio

Evolving, exploring, & trying new ways to better support educators, family, and the community at large...ALWAYS.