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Karen Komatinsky
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
Vice President
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.
Ellen Rosenberg
Parent of two MBUSD graduates and a MCHS senior. Former President MB Education Foundation, Former VP Ways and Means MCHS PTSA, Former Parliamentarian MBMS PTA, Former President Robinson Elementary PTSA. Co-founder Amigos Unidos service organization. Work experience at Wells Fargo, IBM and Mattel. USC BS Business and UCLA MBA.
Christine Cronin-Hurst
Board Member
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.
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.