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

Paige Arata, Co-President
Krista Rosa, Co-President
Sarah Thayer, Past President/Advisor
Ian Medlock, Treasurer Anthony Rea, Assistant Treasurer
Maria Lehmkuhl, Secretary
Betsy McBride, OCC Outreach/Stewards Co-Chair
Jennifer Baskin, OCC Outreach/Stewards Co-Chair
Melisa Gourley, PTO Liaison Chair
Francie Maletis, Jeanie Ritchie Grant Co-Chair
Katie Rottier, Jeanie Ritchie Grant Co-Chair
Sara Rosenthal, Business/Realtor Partners Chair
Laura Low Ah Kee, Auction Co-Chair
Cristina Gibbs, Auction Co-Chair
Lindsey Nalevanko, Auction Co-Chair
Ben Wang, Schoolhouse Rocks Run Co-Chair
Tom Lento, Schoolhouse Rocks Run Co-Chair
Katherine Armstrong-Hochstetler, Endowment Chair
Gabby Hebert, Marketing Chair
Suzanne Yonkers, Community Chair

MPAEF Office Staff

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

Full Board

Natalie Adam
Jenna Atchison
Marianne Badawi
Katie Belden
Corey Binns
Karen Bradshaw
Ward Bullard
Meagan Carabetta
Katherine Cherry
Ricky Flores
Dulcy Freeman
Natara Garovoy
Aly Gay
Catherine Gillis
Tiffany Griego
Allison Jagtiani
Abra Jeffrey
Miya Kang
Laura Keller
Jennifer Kline
Rosemary Labanara
Brenda Lo
Patty Lopez-Jaramillo
Sally Loverro
Ashley Miller
Marta Miller
Ashlee Rea
Erin Reuther