Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors includes leaders from across sectors who are passionate about advancing educational opportunity and equity. Together, our board members play a critical role in stewarding the long-term success and sustainability of Making Waves Foundation by providing guidance to help us achieve our goals, and amplifying the voice of our mission, organization, and students.

John H. Scully

Founder & Chairman, Making Waves Foundation; Founding Partner, SPO Partners & Co.

Ronald A. Cohan

Public Contracts Lawyer

Michael B. Yuen

Retired Partner, SPO Partners & Co.

Steve Blass

Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Ashe Capital

Derrick Bolton

Associate Dean for External Relations, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Theresa Fay-Bustillos

Philanthropic, business, and nonprofit executive

Phil Gordon

Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Ajani Jackson, M.D.

Adult, Adolescent, and Child Psychiatrist

Sid Landman

Retired SCORE Counselor

Alicia Malet Klein

GATE Instructor, Coleman School; President, HeadsUp Public Education Foundation; Board President, Making Waves Academy

Regina K. Scully

Philanthropist, Filmmaker, Founder and CEO Artemis Rising Foundation

Jonathan Stern

CEO, SnapStrat

Eli Weinberg

Managing Partner, Filbert Holdings

CAP Advisory Committee

Our committee members provide strategic planning support and policy oversight, advice and guidance to the Executive Director of CAP and when requested, to other officers of the Foundation.

Derrick Bolton

Associate Dean for External Relations, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Ronald A. Cohan

Public Contracts Lawyer

Dr. Esther Hugo

Education specialist

Ron Nahas

Partner, Rafanelli and Nahas LLP

Cindi Nicolas

Chief Operating Officer, Integrated Payor Solutions

Enrique Romero

Associate, Social Policy Research Associates