Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2016-2017

Co-Executive Directors

Margaret Gong, MVHS Alumnus Parent (View Bio)

Laura Roberts, LAHS Alumnus Parent (View Bio)

The Foundation’s Board of Directors is elected yearly, and is comprised of parent and community volunteers. Their time and energy enable the Foundation to maintain extremely low operating expenses, so more of every dollar donated goes directly to student programs.


Executive Committee

  • Alan Cyron, LAHS – President
  • Laura Blakely, MVHS – Vice President
  • Page McDonald, MVHS – Secretary / Parliamentarian
  • Neil Tuch, MVHS – Treasurer
  • Kristine Bardman, MVHS – Marketing Chair
  • Phil Shemanski, LAHS Alumnus – Endowment Liason
  • Roxanne Coish, MVHS – Phonathon/Fundraising
Margaret Gong - left, Laura Roberts - right

Margaret Gong – left, Laura Roberts – right

Board Members

  • Carmen Bryant, MVHS
  • Sanjay Dave, MVHS
  • Andrea Gray, MVHS
  • Shobana Gubbi, LAHS
  • Nancy Hill, MVHS
  • Durga Kalavagunta, LAHS
  • Janice Lisbonne, LAHS
  • Rebecca Lowell, LAHS
  • Susi Merhar, MVHS
  • Susan Norton, LAHS
  • Alagu Palanaippan, LAHS
  • So Yong Park, MVHS
  • Manju Ramachandran, MVHS
  • Blanca Casillas Rocha, LAHS
  • Katie Roper, LAHS
  • Lee Rubin, LAHS
  • Susan Sims, LAHS
  • Susan Stark, LAHS

Board Observers

  • Dr. Jeff Harding, MVLA High School District Superintendent
  • Dr. Phil Faillace, MVLA High School District Trustee

Foundation Slideshow 2015-2017

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Superintendent’s Leadership Circle Town Hall Breakfast, March 2, 2017


From left: Jackie Radcliffe, Dr. Jeff Harding, So Yong Park

Leadership Circle Reception, Cloud Learning Showcase, March 31, 2015


Heavenly board members from left: Natalie Neubarth, Page McDonald, Roxanne Coish and Manju Ramachandran

Science Showcase Leadership Circle pre-event reception “Mock-tail Bar”,
October 16, 2013


Acting as “Molecular Mixologists” from left: Mary Crum, Roxanne Coish, Janice Lisbonne, Holly Cohen


LAHS Teacher, Patty Fambrini and her Culinary Arts students catered the affair