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Jennifer Cochran
BA in Asian Studies, DePauw University; MBA, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University; International business owner; Human Resources experience; Married with 3 children in elementary, middle, and high school. Previously served as PTA President and PTA Executive Board Member at Meadows and Mira Costa High School; served on PTA Council and on the MBEF Executive Board.
Karen Komatinsky
Vice President
BS degree in Psychology and Marketing, Central Michigan University.Previous professional experience as VP for an Executive Search firm and HR Business Leader for Pfizer. Currently running firm focusing on strategic planning and human resources. Married and mother of 2 kids, in both elementary and middle schools. Previously served as PTA President and Legislative Representative for Meadows Elementary; 4 years with Meadows School Site Council and participated on 5 Capital Convoy teams.
Christine Cronin-Hurst
BA in Economics, Columbia University; MBA in Finance, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania; 22 years' work experience in Finance- Capital Group, Fidelity, Price Waterhouse, Morgan Stanley; passed the CPA exam; Married with 2 children in both elementary and middle school. Previously served as Grand View and MBMS PTA Executive Board Member, MB PTA Council and MBEF Grants Committee/Board Member.
Ellen Rosenberg
Board Member
Parent of three students at elementary, middle and high school levels in MBUSD. Current VP Ways & Means MCHS PTSA, Former President MB Education Foundation, Former Parliamentarian MBMS PTA, Former President Robinson Elementary PTSA. Work experience at Wells Fargo, IBM and Mattel. USC BS Business and UCLA MBA.
Bill Fournell
Board Member
Graduate of MBUSD schools: Ladera Elementary, Center Junior High, and Aviation High School. BS & MBA, CSU, Northridge; Business consultant and currently AVP of Strategic Planning for Farmers Insurance. Married and father of 4 children ages 13, 11, 7, and 4; Member MBUSD 7-11 Committee; Grandview and MBMS PTA; AYSO Coach & U10/U12/U14 Referee.