PEF Board of Trustees

The PEF Board of Trustees is currently 29 members. PEF actively recruits representatives from all schools in the district. PEF strives to bring a diversity of opinion, gender and ethnicity to the Board through its nomination process. Trustees bring a wide range of expertise including legal, marketing, finance, sales, business management and entrepreneurialism. Initial terms are two years, renewable year to year.

The Board is governed by policies and procedures that help guide them in making prudent decisions for the foundation. Click here to read: Conflict of Interest Policy, Document Retention Policy, Donor Privacy Policy, Whistleblower Policy


2018-19 Officers

Shari Shigenaga, President
Roger Yang, VP Board Governance
Ted Simpson, VP Finance
Kristin Borden, Co-VP Fundraising
Dawn Lenzie, Co-VP Fundraising
Greg Becker, VP Major Donors
Alyson Decker, Co-VP Community Relations
Jennifer Farrell, Co-VP Community Relations
Holly Corman, Secretary

2018-19 Board of Trustees

Karen CabreraJay HoynackiDanielle Puhl
Sara ChoLaura HughesBarbra Riegel
Kelly CookLynn KimAlex Shen
Kelly DemkoJoe LitchfieldMargaret Sipes
Suzanne DyerSophiz MackiewczDiane Suzuki
Jeff GardnerThad MalitTim Wesley
Jason Hasty Ryan Yakubik

PEF Staff

headshot Christine Byrne July 2016Christine Byrne, Executive Director
Kristin Curren, Development Director
Joanne Petow, Staff Accountant
Diane Miller, Marketing & Communications
Julie Sampras, Administration
Sara Robinson, Administration