Term Ends 2013
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|Julia and her husband Peter have lived in Larkspur since 2002, and have three children enrolled in the Larkspur-Corte Madera School District. Julia attended public schools in Palos Verdes, California, and pursued her interest in literature and teaching at UCLA, where she completed her B.A. and M.Ed. degrees. She earned a Ph.D. in English Literature from NYU and has held teaching positions at the high school and university levels. Prior to her appointment to the Board of Trustees in July 2010, Julia was actively involved in the District, serving as a PTA President at Neil Cummins for two years, and as a member of the District Advisory Council.|
Term Ends 2013
|Philip and his wife Kris have two children in the Larkspur-Corte Madera School District. The family has lived in Larkspur since 2000. Philip is a native of Memphis, TN. He received an undergraduate degree from Harding University in Arkansas, and earned his MBA from the University of California at Berkeley. Philip became a Trustee as a result of the November, 2009 election. He has worked in the technology and financial services industry for his entire professional career, starting with Electronic Data Systems (EDS), then Charles Schwab, and has now been with BlackRock for five years.|
Term Ends 2015
|Sally and her husband David Shellenberger have been Corte Madera residents since 2002. Their twin boys are completing 3rd grade at Neil Cummins and her older son is a 7th grader at Hall. Sally was born in the Philippines and came to the United States for college (B.A. Liberal Arts, Math and Computer Science concentration, Mount Holyoke College, MA) and graduate school (M.S. Operations Research, College of William and Mary, VA). Tired of the cold winters, she moved to CA and worked for Fair Isaac for 12 years and J.P. Morgan Chase for 4. She is currently a Vice President at Wells Fargo, specializing in online sales and marketing analytics. Sally has been a long standing home room parent, hot lunch volunteer, and holiday store elf (since 2002!). With 3 growing boys, she has been involved with local sports -- team mom, coach, cheerleader -- and with the extracurricular educational program at one of our local parishes.|
Term Ends 2013
Susan Christman has lived in Larkspur since 1993 and served on the Board since 2011. She is currently Clerk of the Board; served on the Facilities Design Committee and the City of Larkspur Rose Garden Facilities’ Master Plan Committee. Susan stands behind the value of a public school education and knows the importance of serving children by bringing together parents, teachers, staff, and the greater community.
Prior to her election to the Board, Susan served on the Larkspur- Corte Madera School District Advisory Board in 2009-2010; was Co-Chair of the Larkspur School District Parcel Tax Campaign in 2009; served on the Neil Cummins Elementary School PTA Board from 2005 to 2009; and was the PTA Honorary Service Award recipient in 2010. Susan graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado, received her juris doctorate degree from the University of San Francisco and practiced law for 6 years in the Bay Area. Susan and her husband Todd have two children who both started at Neil Cummins as kindergartners and attend Hall Middle School and Redwood High School.