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Karen Komatinsky
Board Member
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.
Bill Fournell
Board Member
Graduate of MBUSD schools: Ladera Elementary, Center Junior High, and Aviation High School. BS & MBA, CSU Northridge; Former business consultant and currently Head of Agency Marketing for Farmers Insurance. Married and father of 4 children ages 23, 21, 17, and 14; Formerly: Board of Trustees of SoCalROC, MBUSD 7-11 Committee; Current AYSO Region 18 Board Member & Referee.
Jen Fenton
Vice President
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
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.