- Alison Proctor, President
- LaTisa M. Brooks, Vice President
- Maggie Trinh, Clerk
- Shara Watkins, Trustee
- Gene Kim, Trustee
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, 2022-2026
Phone: (650) 638-2743
LaTisa M. Brooks
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, LaTisa co-led a security operations team for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at the San Francisco International Airport. Within that role, she established and led an elite task force with security oversight for non-commercial passengers and diplomats; her program was lauded for its performance and also adopted nationally at all airports. LaTisa’s human resources and negotiation skills were honed at Kaiser Permanente in the divisional offices.
In her free time, LaTisa enjoys spending time with family, especially with the little ‘sugababies’ (grandkids) who call her ‘sugamama’. She also loves traveling, live entertainment, and outdoor adventures.
LaTisa’s three sons were raised within the San Mateo-Foster City School District, and her youngest son currently attends Bayside Academy Middle School.
Phone: (650) 638-2744
Maggie Trinh (she/her) is proud to be a daughter of immigrants and a UC Berkeley/UC Davis School of Law graduate. She has lived in the greater Bay Area since 2004, and her two children attend Sunnybrae Elementary, a Title I SMFCSD school. She has served on the PTA, School Site Council, and English Language Advisory Committee there.
Professionally, Maggie has been practicing employment law in San Mateo County since 2011. In 2021, she opened her own practice, Next Chapter Legal, in part to address an unmet need for affordable, sliding scale employment advice. She has also been active with housing and climate justice issues.
In her increasingly precious spare time, she enjoys baking, amateur but enthusiastic organic gardening, singing with a community choir, and biking around town with her family
Phone: (650) 638-2747
Terms: 2017-2020, 2020-2024
Phone: (650) 638-2723
Gene Kim is an attorney with 15+ years of cross-sector experience in law, policy, foundations, small businesses, and start-ups. As a son of immigrants and a product of California public schools, Gene understands first-hand how a high-quality education can transform lives, open new doors of opportunity, and empower every child to achieve their potential and build a solid foundation for future success. Gene is also the proud father of children who were raised in the district and have attended three San Mateo-Foster City elementary schools.
Gene began his career working on education policy as a Hill staffer in the U.S. Congress and went on to serve as the Executive Director of a Congressional entity dedicated to ensuring that diverse communities have a voice and representation at the highest levels of government. Gene also previously managed award-winning multilingual public awareness campaigns in Spanish and Asian languages, helped to pass state and local ballot measures to fund K-12 education and new school construction, and advised the nation’s largest community college district on crisis communications, the California College Promise program, and initiatives to support immigrant students. Gene continues to serve as a board member and advisor to multiple national non-profit and political organizations.
Gene earned a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, a J.D. from the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. In his spare time, Gene enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and exploring nature with his family.
Phone: (650) 638-2724