FOUNDATION BOARD Members

 

Stephen “Hap” L’Heureux, President
Law Offices of Stephen M. L’Heureux

Greg Grajek

   

Alec Babiarz, Vice President
Principal
Techfounder Consulting, LLC

Martha P. Gresham
Retired Bio-Analyst and Alumna

   

Bruce Bandemer, Treasurer
Bandemer Accountancy Corporation

George Karetas
Retired, Principal Premier Food Services

   

Julie Ames
President and CEO
The Cambridge Group

Dr. Janice Kurth

   

Raye Clendening
Retired, Educator and Community Volunteer

Ron Mitchell
Owner
AKT Certified Public Accountants
   
 
Amber Esquivel
Kathleen Norris, Esquire
Norris Law
   
Roger Gillespie
Director of Facilities
Datron World Communications, Inc.

Sudershan Shaunak
Director, Small Business Development Center
North San Diego County

   
   
Elizabeth Glasser
Retired 
Denise Stillinger
Biology Professor, MiraCosta College
   
 
 

Gary Wrench
Retired, Chief Financial Officer, BEI Technologies, Inc.

Foundation Board Advisors

Foundation Board Committees 2016-2017

Audit
Chair: George Karetas
Members: Ron Mitchell, Kathleen Norris, Sudershan Shaunak
Staff: Michael Brennan
Goal: To participate in the hiring and review of the annual audit and make recommendation to the Board as a whole with regard to the acceptance of the audit.

Executive
Chair: Steven "Hap" L' Heureux
Members: Alec Babiarz, Raye Clendening, Ron Mitchell, Denise Stillinger
Advisors: Dr. Sunny Cooke, Charlie Ng
Staff: Michael Brennan
Goals: To provide oversight of Board committees and Foundation activity

Finance
Chair: Ron Mitchell
Members: Alec Babiarz, Michael McCarthy, Gary Wrench
Advisor: Charlie Ng
Staff: Michael Brennan
Goals: Oversee all financial, planned giving and investment activities. Oversee the development of fiscal policies and procedures. Oversee the presentation of the annual budget.

Innovation Grants
Members: Martha Gresham, Stephen "Hap" L'Heureux, Kathleen Norris, Gary Wrench
Staff: Michael Brennan
Goal: To evaluate mini-grant proposals and award grants.

Nominations and Governance
Chair: Sudershan Shaunak
Members: Bruce Bandemer, George Karetas
Staff: Michael Brennan
Goals: Recruit new members with high fundraising potential to the Board. Increase Board diversity. Develop process to track and monitor Board Member performance and compliance with relevant policies. Develop process to enhance board member engagement.

Scholarship

Members: Julie Ames, Roger Gillespie, Martha Gresham

Staff: Diane Danielewicz, MiraCosta College Scholarship Coordinator

Goals: To award scholarships to students based on specified criteria, to enhance and strengthen students educational skills.