Committed to the Cause: 100% of board members contribute financially in support of Arts Education Connection San Diego

Meet Our Board

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KARAH LAIN, MFA (2021)

President

Assistant Professor of Visual Art,
Point Loma Nazarene University

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BRIAN CERASOLI, MBA (2020)

Treasurer

Accounting Manager, Gary and Mary West Foundation

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NICOLE RIES FOX, JD (2021)

Director

Senior of Counsel,

Meyers Nave

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CAT CHIU PHILLIPS, MFA (2022)

Director

Multi-disciplinary Artist &

 Public School Educator

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JAMEY MURPHY, MBA (2019)

Immediate Past President

Executive Assistant, San Diego Community College District

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BROOKE STITES, MA (2022)

Secretary

Vice President of Operations,  Affinity

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JOY FREEMAN, MHR (2021)

Director

Chief People and Organizational Development Officer,
High Tech High

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RADHIKA BHAVSAR, MPH (2022)

Director

Product Leader,

March of Dimes

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REIN TOWNSEND, MEd (2020)

Vice-President

Sr. Optimization Executive - CampusWorks, Inc.

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PETER GUST, MBA (2017)

Director

Chief Financial Officer, Sapphire Vacation Services & Resort Recovery Solutions

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KRISTIN KURTH, MA (2021)

Director

Operations Support,

Thrive Public Schools

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PATTI SARANIERO, EdD (2022)

Director

Independent Program Evaluator,

Moxie Research

Join our Board

Arts Education Connection San Diego (AECsd) is looking for people with a passion for our mission to join our board of Directors! Our purpose is championing the idea that every act of art counts. As a connection between Arts and Education, we show the ripple effect of what art can do for local students, classrooms, families, and communities. We strive to put arts in every classroom and believe that arts are essential, learning is critical, and art in learning is transformative. Click here for more information.

 

Interested? Contact Executive Director Adrienne Valencia at adrienne@artsedsd.org to begin your journey with AECsd.