Advisory Board - Da Vinci Schools  

Advisory Board

The purpose of the Da Vinci Schools Advisory Board (Board of Regents) is to assist the schools in articulating our work and vision to the business, education, and philanthropic communities of Los Angeles and beyond.

Leadership

Dorothy Courtney, Co-Chair
Director Emeritus
Richstone Family Center

Jessica Flores, Co-Chair
President
The Riordan Foundation

Members

Allison Bajracharya
California State Executive Director
Murmuration

Scott Banister
Entrepreneur

Fr. Tom Batsis, O. Carm (Emeritus)
President
Crespi Carmelite

Leah Bernthal
Consultant
The Annenberg Foundation

Tex Boggs, Ph.D.
Retired President
Antioch University Los Angeles

Willis Chang
Vice President, Innovation and Application Delivery
Kinecta Federal Credit Union

Shavonda Christmas, MPH
Principal, Christmas Consulting Group

Andy Cohen
Co-CEO
Gensler

Jen Cole
Education Consultant

Lily Craig
External Affairs Manager
Chevron Products Company

Erica Di Bona
Fundraising & Development
Professional

Michael Druckman
Board Chair & CEO
Schools That Can

Elisha Greenwell
Creative Strategist
Facebook

Leslie Starr Heimov, Esq.
Executive Director
Children's Law Center of California

Paul Jimenez, Ed.D.
Faculty, Director of the Undergraduate Research Scholars Academy
Loyola Marymount University

Stuart Karten
President
Karten Design

Sabrina Kay, Ed.D.
President & CEO
Fremont College

Nathan Kim
Studio Director & Principal
Gensler

Erika Lieser
Vice President Human Resources
Belkin

Allan Mackenzie
President
Mar Ventures, Inc.

Jack McManus
Professor
Pepperdine University

Alicia Miñana, Esq.
CEO
Law Offices of Alicia Miñana

Mohammad Nouri
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Former Dean of Engineering
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Emilio Pack, Ed.D.
Director, Institute of School Leadership & Administration
Loyola Marymount University

Pete Peterson
Professor/Executive Director
Davenport Institute at Pepperdine University

Jonathan Schleyer
Strategy Director
AFG&

Evin Shutt
Chief Operating Officer / Partner
72andSunny

Art Sida
Vice President & Assistant General Counsel
DaVita, Inc.

Sergio Siderman, Esq.
Law Offices of Sergio Siderman

Cindy Smet
Independent Philanthropy Professional

Ron Smith
Engineering Manager
Northrop Grumman Corporation

David Stephen, Architect/M.Ed.
President
New Vista Designs for 21st Century Learning

Robert Tarnofsky
Director of Real Estate
Continental Development Corporation

Roel Uleners
Vice President of Strategic Design
Chehadé & Company

Gary Wayland
Partner
Wayland & Vukadinovich LLP CPAs

Julie Weitz
President
Carol Mendelsohn Productions

David Weitzel
Private Banker

Sean Williams
President
DVD Your Memories

Judith Wolstan
Director of Admission
Chadwick School

Caprice Young, Ed.D.
Chief Executive Officer and Superintendent
Magnolia Public Schools

Alan Zack
Co-Founder and President
Carrot

Marla Zaslansky
Curator and Producer, TEDx Manhattan Beach
Former President, Manhattan Beach Education Foundation

Ex-Officio

Sharon Coulter
Grants Management

Kari Croft
Principal
Da Vinci RISE High

Carla Levenson
Director of External Relations
Da Vinci Schools

Kim Merritt
Director
Da Vinci Extension

Natasha Morse
Director of Real World Learning
Da Vinci Schools

 

Kate Parsons
Principal
Da Vinci Design

Michelle Rainey
Principal
Da Vinci Innovation Academy

Steve Wallis
Principal
Da Vinci Science

Scott Weatherford, Ed.D.
Principal, Da Vinci Communications
Director, Da Vinci Institute

Matthew Wunder, Ed.D.
CEO
Da Vinci Schools