Board of Advisors
Leslie Walker Burlock, Member, 2011 class of Leadership San Francisco, former Board Director at: Bowdoin College, Gateway High School, and the SF Zoological Society.
Ben Daley, Chief Operating Officer, High Tech High. Fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
Allen Damon, Senior Vice President of Investments, UBS Financial Services. Current/Former Board Member of the Asian Art Museum and the San Francisco Boys & Girls Club.
Elise Darwish, Chief Academic Officer and Founding Team Member, Aspire Public Schools.
Nick Driver, VP, Charter School Management Corporation (CSMC is the largest provider of back office services to charter schools in the nation). Former VP for Northern California, CCSA.
Tatiana Epanchin, Former Bay Area Superintendent, Aspire Public Schools, current Founding Partner, DC Developing Leaders Initiative.
Yolanda Garcia, Dean, Child Development & Teacher Education, Santa Rosa Community College
John Glover, Founder and CEO, Alpha Public Schools.
Elise Gresch, Director of Technology, KIPP Bay Area. Former finance professional at Credit Suisse First Boston and Inflexion Private Equity.
Roberto Hernandez, Owner, Latin Zone Productions. Former Executive Director of Real Alternatives Program, Director of Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center.
Cathy Hunter, Head of School, San Francisco Friends School.
Dwayne Jones, Founder and President of RDJ Enterprises, a professional services firm, and Advisor, Platinum Advisors. Former Director, San Francisco Mayor’s Office, Communities of Opportunity and Community Development; Executive Director, Young Community Developers. Director, University of California at Berkeley, LOHP; Director of Training, Youth Employment Partnership; and Founder of Urban Ed Academy.
Ingrid Mezquita, Senior Program Officer, First Five San Francisco.
Sunita Mohanty, Director of Early Childhood and Parent Systems at The Primary School.
Susanna Osorno-Crandall is former Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Center for Youth Wellness. CYW’s mission is to improve health of children and adolescents exposed to Adverse Childhood Experiences. Former Manager of Juvenile Justice Initiatives, Center for Court Innovation. She received a BA from San Francisco State and a Masters in Public Administration from New York University.
Mario Paz, Executive Director, Good Samaritan Family Resource Center. Good Samaritan delivers comprehensive educational, health, and social services to the Latino immigrant community.
Stanley Rabinowitz, General Manager, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority.
Arvind Rajan, Co-Founder, Presidio Skunkworks.
Maria Renderos, Parent, Student, Director, Governing Board, Mission Neighborhood Centers.
Mariana Romero, Mission District parent and Family and Community Partnerships Manager, Mission Neighborhood Centers/Mission Head Start.
Steve Schneider, Senior Program Director of the STEM Program, WestEd. Principal Investigator of the NSF’s Center for Assessment and Evaluation of Student Learning.
Jerome Shaw, Associate Professor of Science Education, UC Santa Cruz.
Jonathan Skolnick, Candidate for a Doctorate in Education Leadership at Harvard. Previously, Director of Learning Innovation at Junyo Analytics.
Andrew J.M. Spokes, Managing Partner of Farallon Capital Management, the world’s 12th largest hedge fund.
Tricia Stone, Co-Founder of Launch, which empowers students to bridge the gap between school and career success. Founder, Stone Communications.
Doug Tom, Founding Principal and Managing Partner, Tom Eliot Fisch.
Jeffrey Tsang, CEO and Co-Founder of Mastery Design Collaborative, which supports the adoption of large-scale blended, personalized learning programs across school districts.
Claire Way, Former Dean of Students and Culture, KIPP Summit Academy, San Lorenzo.
Anne Worrall, Principal, High Tech Elementary.