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Jen Fenton
Board Member
BA in Communications, University of Pennsylvania; JD, Loyola Law School. Previous professional experience as Associate Director of Development at Disability Rights Legal Center; Education and Outreach Coordinator at Cancer Legal Resource Center; Deputy to VP of Television and Film at William Morris Agency. Served as Measure MB (Parcel Tax) Chair; MBUSD Social Emotional Wellness Co-Chair; Measure C/EE (Bonds) Volunteer Chair; PTA President at Robinson Elementary; VP of MBEF. Married with twins in middle school.
Sally Peel
BS in Psychology, BYU. MBA, Marriott School of Management, BYU. Previous professional experience in Human Resources, Project Management and Employee Development at MobiTV, SVB Financial Group, and Organic, Inc. Served as a volunteer for Measure MB, Measures C/EE, Meadows School Site Council, Meadows PTA Executive Board, Scouts BSA, Girl Scouts, and MB CERT. Married with three children currently enrolled in Manhattan Beach elementary, middle and high schools.
Jennifer Cochran
Board Member
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.
Cathey Graves
Vice President
BA in Accounting and English, University of Mount Union; JD, University of North Carolina; CPA Deloitte Touche; Partner Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith; Served as District Advisory Council President, PTA President and School Site Council Pennekamp; MBUSD Green Co-Chair, MBUSD Communication and SEL Committees, President MCHS Cross Country Boosters, MBEF Board and Volunteers Chair, Wine Auction, MCHS Health & Wellness Co-VP, Community Organizer, MB Parcel Tax, Sacramento Safari; Served in the community as Amigos Unidos Co-chair, President National Charity League, Leader Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts and Coach for AYSO, MBLL and MBYB. Married with four children, who all attended school in MBUSD.
Jason Boxer
B.S. in Educational Theatre, New York University; Certificate in Theater, La Escuela Internacional de Creación Teatral y Movimiento Cabuia (Buenos Aires, Argentina). Lifelong resident of Manhattan Beach and alum of our schools (Pacific Elementary '04, MBMS '07, Mira Costa '11). Previous work experience as a classroom teacher in NYC public schools; administrator for a national literacy nonprofit. They/them.