Policy Council and Members

Expanded Learning Collaborative: Making the Most of K-12 Out-of-Schooltime Learning

The Expanded Learning Collaborative Policy Council has 24 members — half of those seats filled by public agencies and the other half to be filled by various representatives from non-public stakeholders. The non-public representatives are selected through an application process. It is the Policy Council’s intent to represent the city’s diverse array of out of school time providers, participants and stakeholders

Public Representatives:
The 12 seats to be filled by appointment:
1)  Kevin Truitt -SFUSD – leadership of Student, Family, and Community Support Department
2)  Mele Lau-Smith -SFUSD – leadership of Student, Family, and Community Support Department
3)  Hayin Kim- SFUSD – decision-maker of Community Schools approach
4)  Mari Rutkin – SFUSD – decision-maker of Early Education Department’s School Age Programs
5)  Karina Henriquez- SFUSD – decision-maker of ExCEL programs
6)  Maria Su- City- leadership of DCYF
7)  Sandra Naughton City- decision-maker of DCYF K-12 education-related efforts at DCYF
8)  Phil Ginsburg/Bob Palaccio -City – leadership of Recreation and Parks Department
9)  Michelle Rutherford- City – leadership of Office of Early Childhood Education (housed at HSA)
10)  Michelle Jeffers –  City- leadership from SF Public Library
11)  Erica Maybaum – San Francisco Child Care Planning & Advisory Council (CPAC) staff
12)  Kristen M Pozzoni of SF State University/ Kathy White of City College of SF-  A public higher education institution with expertise in out-of-school time workforce preparation and/or delivery of OST high school programming

Non-Public Representatives
The 12 seats to be filled through an application process are:
1)  Edward Kauffman of Mission Graduates-Executive Director or Manager of CBO providing out of school time services – comprehensive public school-based afterschool programming (including public charter schools)
2)  Delia Fitzpatrick of Our Kids First- Executive Director or Manager of CBO providing out of school time services- comprehensive community-based afterschool programming
3)  Alec Lee of Aim High – Executive Director or Manager of CBO providing out of school time services – summer K-8 programming
4)  Marissa Cowan of Stonestown Family YMCA- Executive Director or Manager of CBO providing fee-based out of school time services without public funding (except for vouchers)
5)  Jennifer Berger of Boys & Girls Club of SF-Executive Director or Manager of CBO providing out of school time services – high school age OST programming
6)  Guybe Slangen of SF Friends School- Executive Director or Manager of provider of out of school time services – at a private school
7)  Masharika Maddison of Parents for Public Schools – Representative of parents (of elementary students)
8)  Mollie Matull- Representative of parents (of secondary students)
9)  Vacant – Representative of foundation/ corporate funders of out of school opportunities
10)  Vacant- Representative of foundation/corporate funders of out of school opportunities
11)  Andrea Broxton of Partnership for Children and Youth- Representative of a capacity building/training entity focused on out of school time
12)  Pam Pradachith-Demler of SF Beacon Initiative – Representative of a network of K-12 youth-serving organizations

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