Our Team2022-08-17T16:29:02-06:00

our team

SchoolPower is governed by a board of trustees, most of whom are parents of LBUSD students. Our success depends on a team of hard-working volunteers, a small, dedicated staff and a generous community.

Staff

Sarah Durand
Executive Director
sarah.durand@lbschoolpower.org

Laura Jumani

Laura Jumani
Accounting & Administrative Manager
laura.jumani@lbschoolpower.org

Melissa Norelli
Events Coordinator
melissa.norelli@lbschoolpower.org

Phyllis Fang
Program Manager
phyllis.fang@lbschoolpower.org

Crystal Jerabek
Family Support Specialist
crystal.jerabek@lbschoolpower.org

Executive Committee

Amy Dechary
President

Iva Pawling
1st Vice President

Jonathon Cohen
Treasurer

Elizabeth Hanauer
Secretary

Carol Moss
VP Board Development

Erin Berryman
VP Community Impact

Ashley Brown
VP Public Relations

David Vermilya
Member at Large

Harpal Sadhal
Past President

Steve Samuelian
Endowment President (ex officio)

Sarah Durand
Executive Director (ex officio)

Endowment
Board of Directors

Steve Samuelian
Endowment President

Nicole Anderson
Secretary

Mike Nozzarella
Treasurer

Tom Motherway
Investment Committee Member

Elaine Brashier
Member

Mark Smialowicz
Member

Amy Dechary
SchoolPower Representative

Jonathon Cohen
SchoolPower Representative

Chad Neault
SchoolPower Representative

Michael Pinto
Chairman Emeritus

SchoolPower
Board of Trustees

Cara & Craig Abrahams

Cathy & Stuart Adair

Rob Alshuler

Nicole & Peter Anderson

Liz & Peter Black

Lisa & Steve Britt

Erin & Eric Brougher

Ashley & Mike Brown

Alex & Mike Cattan

Briana & Jonathon Cohen

Amy & Paul Dechary

Christiane & Jeff Engel

Kristine & Bill Flynn

Robin Kennedy & Josh Hall

Cherlin & Ian Kirby

Aegea & Daniel Lee

Katie & Shaun MacGillivray

Ayesha & Robin Mahapatra

Carol & Aaron Moss

Carrie & Chad Neault

Iva & Andrew Pawling

Anita & Boris Piskun

Elizabeth Hanauer & Paul Pohoresky

Erica & Tim Rahall

Christy & Brian Rayburn

Danielle & Jeff Roedersheimer

Nidhee & Amit Sachdev

Shaheen & Harpal Sadhal

Stacy & Scott Seminoff

Julie Gersten & Greg Sharenow

Meital & Aaron Taub

Kristin & Brian Tovtin

Melissa & David Vermilya

Ashley & Kevin Walden

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Happy 40th Birthday, SchoolPower!

Thanks to our generous donors, we've supported over 10,000 students with over $13,000,000 since 1981. We are honored to be recognized by the District for 40 years of partnership [...]