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Foster Grandparent Program Community Engagement

Advisory Council Members 2023-2024

Advisory Board Member Organization/Affiliation
Faye Pinkette, FGP Director Emeritus Honorary Advisory Council Member
Gloria Davis, Executive Director Girls Club of Los Angeles
Sandra Fisher, Executive Director Watts Learning Center
Eugene Fisher, Founder and President Watts Learning Center
Sherri Brewer, Chief Retail Officer OneUnited Bank
Christina Dolkiewicz, PhD, Business Operations & Proposal Management The Boeing Company
Wendy Galan, Program Director Mount Saint Mary's Child Development Center
Ashley Zartner, K-8 Literacy Coach/Assistant Principal The Accelerated School
Miyun Choe, Director, Grants Administration and Compliance Research, Grants, and Foundation Relations
Danielle Lowe, Manager Shields for Families
Kamron King, Director of Compliance Leap Theory, LLC
Herbert Jones, Principal Emeritus Normandie Christian School
Maria Garcia, Principal Normandie Christian School
Beverly Matthews, Education Director Al Wooten Jr. Youth Center
Maria Rodriguez, Director The Salvation Army Los Angeles Day Care
Sean Taitt, MSW, Co-Creator & Program Director USC Kinder2College
Janet Stewart, Community Relations Coordinator ICEF View Park Preparatory Elementary and Middle School
Ida Hall, FGP Volunteer Pepperdine University, GSEP
Patricia Ford, FGP Volunteer Pepperdine University, GSEP
Michael Jackson, FGP Volunteer Pepperdine University, GSEP
Winona Lagmay, FGP Volunteer Pepperdine University, GSEP

Open call for new Advisory Council Members: The Advisory Council is a group of people who work together to ensure ongoing community participation in the Foster Grandparents project.

Advisory Council Member responsibilities include:

  • Participation in annual goal-setting, and strategic planning processes
  • Regular attendance of quarterly board meetings
  • Participation in and support of key fundraising events

For more information about joining the Pepperdine Foster Grandparent Program Advisory Council, contact Dr. Shanetta Weatherspoon, Executive Director, at Shanetta.Weatherspoon@pepperdine.edu or (310) 568-5798.