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Alison Proctor - President

 

 

ALISON PROCTOR

President
 
 
 
Phone: 650 458-7504
Email: aproctor@smfcsd.net
 

Alison Proctor has been a Foster City resident for over 15 years and is the proud mom of 2 boys in the San Mateo-Foster City School District. She is Bay Area native and a product of the Millbrae School District and San Mateo Union High School District. She earned a BA in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara, a Master’s in Taxation from Golden Gate University and is a licensed CPA. She is a Partner at Seiler LLP, a CPA firm in Redwood Shores where she’s worked since 2002.

Alison is deeply committed to serving our local public schools. She has been a PTA leader at Foster City Elementary School, serving as the PTA President for 2 years and the PTA Treasurer for 2 years prior to that. She was also on the School Site Council in 2018-2019. Prior to her time spent at Foster City School, she was the Treasurer of Sea Breeze School and the Foster City Parents’ Club.

 In her spare time, Alison enjoys traveling, going to the movies and watching her boys play baseball.

Terms: 2019-2022

Noelia Corzo - Clerk

 

NOELIA CORZO

Clerk
 
 
 
 
Phone: (650) 539-8924
Email: ncorzo@smfcsd.net
 

Trustee Noelia Corzo is deeply committed to Equity in Education. She believes that every student deserves the educational opportunities that will help them thrive. She is dedicated to serving all of the students in our district.

Trustee Corzo believes that teachers are the backbone of our schools; they are hard-working and dedicated. Our students and communities suffer when we can't attract or retain quality educators. She is committed to improving partnerships and communication between the board, district, and teachers to ensure stability and success at all of our schools.

Noeila Corzo also promotes improved communication and increased participation with our diverse parent and student population. Active parent engagement is a crucial indicator of educational success. Corzo's goal is to cultivate an active and informed parent community to support the success of our district schools, students and teachers. 

Terms: 2017-2020, 2020-2024

Shara Watkins - Vice President

 

 

SHARA WATKINS

Vice President
 
 
 
Phone: (608) 215-0656
Email: sharawatkins@smfcsd.net
 
Shara has dedicated her life to education and to the students in her local communities. After graduating from Wellesley College, she participated in the Teach for America program in New York City. During this time, she earned her Master’s degree in Childhood General and Special Education. Over the past twelve years, she has been a classroom teacher, instructional coach, and curriculum designer. Shara has lead extensive teacher training on a variety of topics, from equity in education to using technology as a tool to improve student learning. In August 2013, Shara and her husband moved to San Mateo and have finally found their home. Since moving to Bay Meadows, she has been actively involved in serving and supporting her community. As a SMFCSD School Board Trustee, she looks forward to continuing to give back to the students, families, teachers, and San Mateo-Foster community in a way that leverages her expertise and continues the trajectory of excellent schools for all kids.
 

Terms: 2017-2020, 2020-2024  

Kenneth Chin - Trustee

 

KENNETH CHIN

Trustee

 

 

 

Phone: 650 241-8031
Email: kchin@smfcsd.net

Originally appointed to the San Mateo-Foster City School District School Board in March of 2018, Ken was elected in 2019 and served as the President of the School Board in 2021. Ken loves serving the community and the students, teachers, and parents in the School District.

Ken is also an extremely active community leader and a former civil servant.  He serves as Vice-President of the San Mateo City Parks and Recreation Foundation and is a member of the San Mateo County Transportation Authority Citizens Advisory Committee, County of San Mateo Measure K Sales Tax Oversight Committee, and the City of San Mateo General Plan Sub-Committee. From 2006 to 2015, Ken worked for the City of San Mateo as a Project Manager in the Public Works Department and a City Planner in the Community Development Department.  

Additionally, Ken formerly served on the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Board of Directors, was a member of the County of San Mateo Office of Education Safe Routes to School Policy Advisory Committee and served on the Baywood Elementary School Site Council. Ken graduated from University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies and Planning.

Ken’s two children currently attend Baywood Elementary and Borel Middle School.

Term: 2018-2019,  2019-2022

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