Tiffany Maciel - Founder, Board President, Early Intervention Specialist, SJUSD Parent

Laurie Blandini, Board Secretary, Corporate Event Planner, graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School, Parent

Fran Farokhyans, Board Treasurer, Sr. Human Resources Professional, SJSU Graduate, Psychology, SJUSD Parent

Elizabeth Bynum, Attorney, Rudderman Knox, graduate of Lincoln High School, Parent

Leland Wallace, Sr. Engineer, Apple Inc. &  Owner, Wallace Educational Services, SJUSD Parent

Mario Blandini, VP Marketing, SwiftStack Inc., graduate of Blackford High School, Parent


Advisory Board

David Johnson, PhD (Petition, Program Development Consultant)

Ph.D., 1980, Social Psychology, Stanford University; 1973-1976 Master's level study, Mexican American Graduate Studies, Psychology, San José State Univ.; B.A., 1971, Psychology, Philosophy, English Literature, University of Colorado; 1967-1969, Lower division undergraduate education, philosophy major, San Luis Rey College.  Sunrise Middle School, student performance analyst; National Hispanic University, Director of Development and Chair of Department of Mathematics, Science, and Computer Science.

Yvonne Rios Santana (Education and ELD Coordinator)

Graduate of Lincoln High School; BA in Music (SJUSD); MA in Elementary Education - Language, Culture and Society (SJUSD), Co-Founder, Adelante Escuela de Inmersión Dual (Alum Rock School District); Professional Clear Multiple Subject (Grades K-8) and Single Subject Teaching Credential (Music); Small Schools Design Team; Teacher of the Year, Nominee. 

Andrew Silvert (Financial Consulting)  

B.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; MA, Business Administration and Management (UC Berkeley); COO, Golden Valley Charter School; CEO Edpro Consulting