Meet Our Team

Lisa Stout


Executive Director

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Kathy Gallagher


Administrative Analyst

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Sara


Administration

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Working Board of Directors

Steve Eggers

ACE Tutoring

Chair, Programs Committee

Fred Freedman

President/CEO, PIMA Medical

Resource Development Committee

Rebecca Jones

Mayor, City of San Marcos

Programs Committee

Kevin Holt

Kevin Holt

Former Superintendent, SMUSD

Resource Development Committee

Jenny Orlando

Double Peak K-8, Parent

Resource Development Committee

Rana Holcomb

Rana Holcomb

Programs Committee

Alejandro Contreras

CSU San Marcos Alliance Campus Visit Coordinator

Programs Committee

Khary Knowles

Executive Director of Education, Vanir Construction Management

Programs Committee

Mike McDonald

Developer, Urban Villages

Chair, Resource Development

Randy Walton

Walton Law Firm, San Marcos City Councilmember

Programs Committee

Dr Carmen García

Superintendent, San Marcos Unified School District

Rick Gittings

Rick Gittings

Former City Manager, City of San Marcos

Board Chair

Justin Matsushita

Justin Matsushita

Fire Battalion Chief, City of Santee

Resource Development Committee

Honorary Board

Karen Haynes
President, CSUSM

Joi Lin Blake
President, Palomar

James Farley
Leichtag Foundation

Mayor Jim Desmond
Mayor of San Marcos

Promise Ambassadors

Elissa Dominguez

Lead Promise Ambassador

Aylin Baes

Outreach Ambassador

Ashley Sanchez

Ambassador

Jae Espiritu

Graphic Design & Digital Media Ambassador

Melanie Ponce

Ambassador

Leeluleilani Stockton

Job

Bryan Huddleson

Job

Vanessa Crespin

Communications & Marketing Ambassador

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