Dedicated Volunteers Creating Lasting Change


Dr. Angela Wang, MD, Chair

Medical Director – Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California San Diego

Elyse Nguyen, Vice Chair

Auditor, Qualcomm Inc.

Timothy Cajka, Treasurer

Director, Business Development, Q2 Solutions

Laura Bashore, Secretary

TEAM San Diego Franchise Owner

Jake Moelter, Board Member

Vice President, Finance,

Brian Marshall, Board Member

Retired Superintendent La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools, Leadership Coach

Nirmala Kripanarayanan, Board Member

Principal and Consultant, Concorde Consulting Group

Susan Roth, Board Member

Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager, U.S. Bank

Melissa Marin, Board Member

Director of Retirement Plan Services, Retirement DNA

Jade Smith, Esq., MBA, Board Member


Gastón Guerrero, Board Member

President & CEO – Mercantile Capital Advisors, LLC

Nancy Gatschet, Board Member

Retired Bank Executive


Abigail Wiest, Educator

Alex Rhett, Owner of Sandcastle Tales

Bethany Garretson, San Diego Portfolio Manager/Office Manager at Mott MacDonald

Carla Fargo, Attorney, and Volunteer Usher

Carolyn Satter, Classics 4 Kids Production Manager and
President-Elect, The Association for Performing Arts & Entertainment Professionals

Chelsea Paguio, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations at Point Loma Nazarene University

Dana Levin, Client Relationship Manager, Philanthropic Strategies at Centura Wealth Advisory

Deborah Obregon, Teacher in National City

Diane Calhoun, Teacher at Albert Einstein Academy

Hershel Abram, Realtor and Broker

Jeff McNurlan, Account Manager

Jen DeMik, Producer at Freeman Company

John Rush, Retired Classics 4 Kids Board Member

Justin Gadus, Senior Project Manager at General Atomics

Kajal Shelat, Director of Sales at CCS Global Tech

Dr. Karen Childress Evans, Artistic Director of Orchestras at Grossmont High School

Kevin Fannan, Former Classics 4 Kids Board Chair and Attorney

Madeleine Conrad, Statistician

Marc Duggan, Realtor and Broker – Former Classics 4 Kids Board Member

Maria Arce, a Teacher from Chula Vista Academy

Dr. Michael Zimbric, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Neurosciences and Pediatrics (UCSD);
Clinical Director (Rady Children’s Hospital)

Mimi Lee, Membership Vice President, Advocates For Classical Music

Monica Fleming, Senior Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager at Umpqua Bank

Neil Marmor

Sital Shelat, Dental – Camp Pendleton

Wyatt Ellison, Entertainment Executive/ Music Educator