Our Board

The Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization led by district parent volunteers who raise funds to support innovation and education excellence for students at Encinal, Laurel, Oak Knoll, and Hillview. Board members include parent representatives from each school site and their dedication and support ensure that the Foundation is able to keep it's expenses to a minimum.


Executive Board

Sarah Thayer, Co-President
Paige Arata, Co-President
Katie Rottier, Past President/Advisor
Ian Medlock, Treasurer
Suzanne Yonkers, Secretary
Betsy McBride, OCC Outreach/Stewards Co-Chair
Krista Rosa, OCC Outreach/Stewards Co-Chair
Jennifer Baskin, PTO Liaison Chair
Francie Maletis, Jeanie Ritchie Grant Chair
Ward Bullard, Business/Realtor Partners Co-Chair
Sara Rosenthal, Business/Realtor Partners Co-Chair
Cristina Gibbs, Auction Co-Chair
Laura Low Ah Kee, Auction Co-Chair
Maria Lehmkuhl, Auction Co-Chair
Ben Wang, Schoolhouse Rocks Run Co-Chair
Tom Lento, Schoolhouse Rocks Run Co-Chair
Katherine Armstrong-Hochstetler, Endowment Chair
Jessica Gilmartin, Marketing Chair
Emily Record, Social Media Chair

MPAEF Office Staff

Carrie Chen, Executive Director
Kim Drury, Administrator
Kendall Hofstetter, Administrator
Susu Ribaudo, Administrator

Full Board

Jenna Atchison
Jason Banks
Jen Baskin
Karen Bradshaw
Kathryn Brottem
Meagan Carabetta
Katherine Cherry
Jonathan Carpenter
Ricky Flores
Dulcy Freeman
Aly Gay
Melisa Gourley
Allison Jagtiani
Sara Janzen
Jennifer Kline
Chris Koranda
Jill Koziol
Rosemary Labanara
Patty Lopez-Jaramillo
Gail Mohr
Reed Moulds
Ashlee Rea
Erin Reuther
Todd Rose
Jessica Wang
Anna White