Meet Our Team

Lisa Stout


Programs Coordinator

Kathy Gallagher


Admin Assistant/Bookkeeper

Working Board of Directors

Steve Eggers

ACE Tutoring

Chair, Programs Committee

Fred Freedman

PIMA Medical

Resource Development Committee

Rick Gittings

Rick Gittings

Former City Manager, City of San Marcos

Board Chair

Kevin Holt

Kevin Holt

Former Superintendent, SMUSD

Resource Development Committee

Jenny Orlando

Double Peak K-8, Parent

Resource Development Committee

Herbie Smith

Herbie Smith

Simon Family Foundation

Finance and Executive Committee

Rebecca Jones

Vice Mayor, City of San Marcos

Programs Committee

Khary Knowles

Company

Programs Committee

Mike McDonald

Urban Villages

Chair, Resource Development

Randy Walton

Walton Law Firm, SMUSD Governing Board Member

Programs 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

Arianna Arango

Lead Promise Ambassador

Jennifer Lopez

Student & Community Outreach Ambassador

Asher Robisch

Business & Finance Ambassador

Jae Espiritu

Graphic Design & Digital Media Ambassador

Vanessa Crespin

Communications & Marketing Ambassador

Aylin Baes

Social Media Ambassador

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