STAFF

Our staff is comprised of a diverse group of leaders who bring an array of professional talents, skills, and backgrounds to best serve the Carlsbad school community.

LAURA PITTS

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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TAYLOR BEVERIDGE

DIRECTOR OF PHILANTHROPY
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Mandy McKnight

CONTROLLER
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RACHEL TAMAYO

DIRECTOR OF AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS
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CHRISTINA SOBIERAJ

MARKETING MANAGER
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JAMIE ROWAN

PROGRAMS & ENRICHMENT MANAGER
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CHERYL FREEMAN

OFFICE MANAGER & KIDS CARE PROGRAM MANAGER
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Katherine Brown

PROGRAM COORDINATOR
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Editha Becker

STAFF ACCOUNTANT
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Carlsbad Educational Foundation is led by an exceptional group of committed community leaders that contribute financially and with service to the organization.

MICHAEL ZEPEDA

CHAIR

Financial Planner, Zepeda Financial Partners

IAN MCDANIEL, ESQ.

VICE CHAIR

Partner, Venture LLP

JACLYN MAZUR

TREASURER

President, Guide My Finances

JEN FORNAL

SECRETARY

Nonprofit Project Consultant

EMMA COBB

Principal, Kelly Elementary

RITA ISSA

Manager, Southwest US and Inside Sales, NanoCellect Biomedical

ALAN LEWIS

Senior Engineering Manager, Nordson Asymtek

JAY MARQUAND

Principal of Schools, Sweetwater Union School District

PHILIP McLELLAN

SVP of Operations, Quidel

MARK ROBINSON

Director of Program Management, ViaSat Inc.

STEPHANIE SAN ANTONIO

President and CEO, SSA Insurance Services 

ELLIOT SPRINGER

Managing Member, KE Holdco, LLC

TERRA TEAT

Chief Marketing Officer, JLab

A.J. VAN DE VEN

President and CEO, Calsense

TANNER WRISLEY

Portfolio Manager & Advisor, Anchor Bay Capital