About the CSArts Foundation

The California School of the Arts Foundation is an umbrella 501(c)(3) organization responsible for supervising and managing all local CSArts Foundations, as well as providing support for CSArts schools themselves. The California School of the Arts Foundation leads annual fund and capital fundraising efforts, provides marketing resources, leads strategic planning efforts, and implements community outreach programs. The CSArts Foundation is represented by a volunteer Board of Directors and Board of Governors, comprised of prominent California leaders who provide expertise in many areas.

FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The California School of the Arts Foundation Board of Directors is a volunteer organization comprised of prominent individuals who are passionate about arts education, have a strong commitment to the growth and development of charter arts schools, and are dedicated to the goals of California School of the Arts. Members serve as ambassadors and advocates to the larger community to promote the mission of the California School of the Arts Foundation and also provide expertise in various fields.

OFFICERS

Ralph S. Opacic, Ed.D.

Ralph S. Opacic, Ed.D.

Executive Director

CSArts Chief Executive Officer, OCSA Founder and Executive Director

Kevin M. Tiber

Kevin M. Tiber

Chairman

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Farmers & Merchants Bank

Sally W. Andreatta

Sally W. Andreatta

Secretary

Director of Energy & Environmental Services, Community Action Partnership of Orange County

Douglas F. Garn

Douglas F. Garn

Treasurer

Business Executive; Former CEO and President, Quest Software

Maria Newkirk Fong, J.D.

Maria Newkirk Fong, J.D.

Board of Trustee Representative

President, Newkirk Enterprises

Foundation Board of Governors

The California School of the Arts Foundation Board of Governors is a volunteer organization comprised of prominent individuals who are passionate about arts education, have a strong commitment to the growth and development of charter arts schools, and are dedicated to furthering the mission and goals of California School of the Arts. Members serve as advisors to the Chief Executive Officer and the California School of the Arts Foundation Board of Directors, and as ambassadors and advocates to the larger community.

Matthew Morrison

Matthew Morrison

Chairman

Alumni, Orange County School of the Arts

Actor, Singer, Dancer, and Arts Education Advocate

Matt Conover

Matt Conover

Member

Vice President, Creative Entertainment and Show Production, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

Member, Educational Theatre Association

Member, OCSA Foundation Board of Directors

Rob Cutietta, Ed.D.

Rob Cutietta, Ed.D.

Member

Dean, USC Thornton School of Music

Dean, USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

Member, OCSA Strategic Partners Advisory Board

Brett Egan

Brett Egan

Member

Alumni, Orange County School of the Arts

President, The DeVos Institute of Arts Management

San Gabriel Valley Foundation

San Gabriel Valley Foundation

The California School of the Arts Foundation is in the process of establishing a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation specific to the San Gabriel Valley. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Teren Shaffer, executive vice president, at teren.shaffer@ocsarts.net or visit our CSArts-SGV Support Groups page to learn about additional volunteer opportunities.

MEET THE FOUNDATION TEAM

Teren Shaffer

Teren Shaffer

Executive Vice President

teren.shaffer@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 3204

Cathy Michaels

Cathy Michaels

Vice President, Development

cathy.michaels@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 5532

Lori Kij

Lori Kij

Director of Special Events

lori.kij@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 5849

Janelle Kruly

Janelle Kruly

Director of Public Relations & Communications

janelle.kruly@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 3224

Elizabeth McKibbin

Elizabeth McKibbin

Director of Development

elizabeth.mckibbin@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 5531

Cindy Peca

Cindy Peca

Creative Director

cindy.peca@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 6810

Kelly Walpert

Kelly Walpert

Director of Marketing

kelly.walpert@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 6207

Anna Belmer

Anna Belmer

Marketing Associate

anna.belmer@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 3229

Kristie Kee

Kristie Kee

Development Associate

kristie.kee@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 3235

Anel Lopez-Cantu

Anel Lopez-Cantu

Graphic Design Associate

anel.lopez@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 5635

Ricardo Mesina

Ricardo Mesina

Graphic Design Associate

ricardo.mesina@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 3223

Lori Solomon

Lori Solomon

Special Events Associate

lori.solomon@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 5849

Sabrina Valles

Sabrina Valles

Marketing Associate

sabrina.valles@ocsarts.net
714.560.0900, Ext. 6294