Our Board

Jonathan Bailey

President

Jonathan is the Co-Founder/Chief Relationships Officer for 62ABOVE, a brand and marketing agency based in San Diego…

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Marty Stegeman

Secretary

Marty Stegeman has been a Visual Art Educator for more than 30 years. Born in Dayton, Ohio, she earned a Bachelor of Science…

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Russ Sperling

Russ Sperling

Treasurer

Russ Sperling is Director of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) for San Diego Unified School District. He is responsible for…

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Doreen Schonbrun

Doreen Schonbrun

President Emeritus

Doreen is an artist, collector and teacher of art and art history classes for at-risk children who reside…

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Phyllis Epstein

Phyllis Epstein

Member

Phyllis Epstein is a California native. After graduating from UCLA, she became a teacher. Later, after raising her two…

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Sabrina Bazzo

Sabrina Bazzo

Member

Sabrina Bazzo is a dedicated mom, wife and proud long-time resident of the Mira Mesa community. Both daughters, recently graduated….

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Holly de la Vega

Holly de la Vega

Member

Holly worked professionally in retail management for 20 years before becoming a full-time mom of two boys. During the time …

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Carlos Cristiani

Member

Established a successful management consulting firm over 9 years ago in San Diego, specializing in: international…

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Denise Rogers

Denise Rogers

Member

Denise Rogers is a San Diego native, mother of two and Professor of Art History at San Diego Mesa College…

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Sheila Lipinsky

Sheila Lipinsky

Member

Over many years, Sheila has contributed tirelessly toward cultural and philanthropic organizations in…

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Tom Noel

Tom Noel

Member

Tom Noel has worked for over forty years in the development, sales, marketing and management of high profile…

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Joe Ergastalo

Joe Ergastalo

Member

Joe Ergastalo is an attorney and law partner at Wright, L’ estrange & Ergastalo, and is a specialist in business…

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Andrew Sharp

Andrew Sharp

Member

Andrew Sharp is Director of Strategic Communications for Mara Elliott, San Diego…

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Carol Chang

Carol Chang

Member

Carol is a longtime community activist, philanthropist, and huge fan of the VAPA Foundation…

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Larry Wood

Larry Wood

Member

Larry Wood is Partner with The Simms Group, a finance oriented consulting firm focusing on…

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Eric Blau

Eric Blau

Member

Eric Blau is a passionate advocate for the power of arts education. A retired Kaiser physician…

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