K to College Advisory Board Convenes For Annual Meeting

Advisory Board Lunch 2016 - group photo

Several of the state’s top business and civic leaders gathered in Sacramento on Wednesday, January 20th, for the 4th annual K to College Advisory Board luncheon. We welcomed several new members to the group this year, including the new President of the California Teachers Association Eric Heins, the new President of the California State PTA Justine Fischer and Chief of Staff at the California School Boards Association Paul Richman. The program included a presentation by Executive Director Benito Delgado-Olson on the organization’s plans for 2016-2017, an expanded program and product portfolio for low-income children and families and a discussion on the needs of the state’s 300,000 homeless students enrolled in public schools.

Members and staff pictured from left right: Eli Rosenberg (K to College), Chelsea Lee (Office of Senator Carol Liu), Steve Larson (Capital Strategies), Veronica Ortiz-Torres (Office of Governor Edmund Brown) Charles Pattillo (California Prison Industries Authority), Dion Aroner (AJE Partners), Keith Parker (UCLA Government Affairs), Gayle Mathe (California Dental Association), Bill Whelan (Matson Logistics), Kimberly Ellis (Emerge California), Georgia Faulkner (K to College), Don Solem (Solem and Associates), Mike Hannigan (Give Something Back Office Supplies), Eric Heins (California Teachers Association), Craig Cheslog (Common Sense Media Kids Action), Estelle Lemieux (California Teachers Association), Peter Birdsall (California County Educational Services Association), Justine Fischer (California State PTA), Paul Richman (California School Boards Association), Erica Freeman (K to College), Brandon Biegert (California Student Aid Commission), Adelina Zendejas (California Department of Technology)


Advisory Board 2016
Advisory Board 2016
Advisory Board 2016
Advisory Board 2016
Advisory Board 2016
Advisory Board 2016
Advisory Board 2016
Advisory Board 2016