Board of Directors

Jim Burke

Board Member
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Biography

  • 40 Year Classroom Teacher- Retired
  • Jr High, High School, and Community College Adviser
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs and Cal Public Schools
  • MA from UCSB
  • BA Humboldt State Univ
  • Administrative Services Credential
  • Lead Teacher Olive Grove Charter School- Retired

Lisa Morales

Board Member
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Biography

  • Local Business Owner
  • Santa Maria Community Member
  • BS Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Hannah Brown

Board Member

Deb Willems

Board Chair
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Biography

  • Mission Assurance Manager, Aerospace and Defense Industry
  • Veteran- US Army National Guard Helicopter Mechanic
  • BS: Technical Management
  • Executive MBA: University of Nevada, Reno
  • 20-year member of Society of Women Engineers (various leadership roles, recipient SBE Distinguished New Engineer Award)
  • Industrial Advisory Board Member, Cal Poly: San Luis Obispo, Women in Engineering Program

Perisa Brown

Board Member
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Biography

  • Family Member Representative
  • USC Dean’s List
  • USC B.S., Business Administration
  • Pilot License: Airplane Single Engine Land
  • Mensa SIGHT Program Coordinator
  • Bilingual: English and Farsi