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current board members

Making Waves Foundation Board of Directors

The Making Waves Boards of Directors are stewards of our vision and are the strongest advocates for our students and families. The board members of Making Waves Foundation and Making Waves Academy are committed leaders who actively work together in an effort to further the mission and long-term goals of Making Waves. (Above: MWF and MWA Board Members at the Fall 2014 Retreat)


Making Waves Foundation Board of Directors

John H. Scully, Chair and Founder 
Founding Partner, SPO Partners & Co.


Ronald A. Cohan
Consulting Counsel, IGT


Suzanne Duca
Board of Directors, La Centra Sumerlin Foundation


Phil Gordon
Partner, Perkins Coie LLP


Debra Gore-Mann
CEO & Executive Director, San Francisco Conservation Corps


Esther Hugo
Educational Consultant; Professor, Loyola Marymount University


Alicia Malet Klein
GATE Instructor, Coleman School; President, HeadsUp Public Education Foundation

Ian McGuire
Partner, SPO Partners & Co.


Hamid Moghadam
CEO and Chairman, Prologis, Inc.


Henry A.J. Ramos (on leave until January 2017)
Founding Editor and Board Member, Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy


Rebeca Rangel
Judicial Law Clerk, U.S. Department of Justice; Making Waves Alumna - 1st Wave 


Sherry A. Smith
Managing Director, Making Waves Foundation 


Jonathan Stern


Eli J. Weinberg
Managing Director, SPO Partners & Co.


Mike Yuen
Partner, Isabella Partners