Donor Recognition Circles

Every child deserves the best public education possible. The Ed Foundation raises funds to ensure all students have well-rounded classroom experiences that successfully position them for their future.

We proudly acknowledge the individuals, organizations and foundations that join us in this effort with gifts of $2,500 or more as members of the Superintendent’s Circle or Leadership Circle. Learn about the benefits of Superintendent’s Circle or Leadership Circle membership or join today by donating online.

For more information about this program and benefits, please contact Tova Larsen, Director of Major Gifts: 310-450-8338 x70397 or

Superintendent’s Circle Members 2017-2018

List as of June 30, 2018

Leader: $25,000 - $49,999

Nisha and Ravi Asnani
Tina Trahan and Chris Albrecht

Benefactor: $10,000 - $24,999

Grant and Virginia DeVaul
Rebecca and Doug Drew
Foy Family
Guggenheim Family
Laurie Lieberman and Chris Harding
Holden Family
Danny Lahave
The Lenart Art Education Foundation
Louise Piacentini
Nadya Scott
Shen Family
Dr. Arthur M. Southam and Dr. Cornelia B. Daly
Morleigh Steinberg and David Evans
Cat and Jon Wray

Patron: $5,000 - $9,999

Anonymous (2)
Joyce Abbott and Robert TeSelle
Axel Andre and Victoria Briggs
Appel Family
Baracy Family
Baron Family
Jennifer and Tom Bevan
Michael and Kara Boccella
Canale Family
Crandall Family
Kim and Steve Eyler
Faculty Association of Santa Monica College
Finch Family
Trevor Foucher and Suzanne Park
Pavel Gatynya and Tatiana Melnik
Richard and Irina Gottlieb
Kate and Mike Hanssens
Alison and Derek Havel
Kerri and Richard Hill
Hoang/Krechman Family
Holden/Trussler Family
Deb and David Javerbaum
Alex and Moujan Kazerani
Klubeck Family
Joel Koury and Yolanda Lewis
Edward and Nancy Kummer
Kushi Family
Zuzana Riemer Landres and Shawn Landres
The Liman Foundation
Long Family
Deb Love and Rob Corn
Marsolan Family
George Molsbarger and The Squid & Squash Foundation
Munjal Family
Thea Nesis
Gerda Newbold and John Adler
Edie and Tom Ortenberg
Nimish and Nancy Patel
Piacentini-Pataki Family
Jody and Tom Priselac
Michael Reznick and Anne Cartegnie
Miles and Angie Rogers
Duncan Rolph and Eileen Chin
Sabine Family
Jane Schmitz and Adam Richards
Peter and Beth Scholze
Quynh and Jeff Sebastian
Naomi Seligman and Andrew Gumbel
Shu Family
Wendy and Mike Sidley
Somaini Family
Marilyn and Gary Speakman
Gautam Srivastava and Neelam S. Amin
Bill and Melissa Steelman
Sullivan Family
Beck Taylor and Ted Winterer
Chris and Roger Thornton
Tim and Liz Thorpe
Tierney Family
Phil and Lindsay Traill
Ty/Nishio Family
Mark and Melissa Varo
Dr. Klara Vogel
David and Elaine Vukadinovich
Wali Family
Elisabeth and Tim Ward
Molly White and Ric Munoz
Worthe Family Foundation

PTA Contributions


Franklin Elementary School PTA

$10,000 - $24,999

Roosevelt Elementary School PTA
Will Rogers Learning Community PTA

$5,000 - $9,999

Edison Language Academy PTA
Grant Elementary School PTA/ELAC
John Adams Middle School PTSA
John Muir Elementary School PTA
Lincoln Middle School PTSA

2016-2017 Superintendent’s Circle Members
2015-2016 Superintendent’s Circle Members
2014-2015 Superintendent’s Circle Members

Leadership Circle: $2,500 - $4,999

Anonymous (4)
Ammar Abu-Lughod and Abeer Othman
Greg and Shaina Alterman
The Appelbaum-Kahn Foundation
Bardach Robson Family Charitable Foundation
Sarah Jane Barney and Cary Hurwitz
Bennett Family
Bishop Kendall Family
Boelke Family
Danielle and Alejandro Borgia
Glenn and Cara Brander
Briller Family
Megan Bruce and Evan Bartelheim
David and Thea Cappiccille
Steaven and Jacquelyn Chen
Chonzi Family
Emily Dawe and Family
Kevin and Amanda DeMeritt
Janie and Daniel Docter
Rose and Declan Durcan
Eichholz Family
A-Mark Foundation on behalf of the Frcek Family
Marcie Freedland
Susan Gates and Jonathan Rho
Pamela Gavras
Gelfand Family
Julie and William Gillespie
Gillespie-Breslo Family
Susan Goldfarb and David Fickbohm
Greg and Annette Goldstein
Frank Gruber and Janet Levin
Eoin and Sally Gubbins
Dana Hagooli and Oscar Bolanos
Freeman and Suzann Hall
Gladys Happer and Guven Uzun
Lynn Harrell and Helen Nightengale
Haykinson Family
Hendrickson Family
Bettysue and Jeffrey Hughes
Sarah and Jeff Hughes
Rob and Shellan Isackson
John Jericiau and Alen Voskanian, MD
Monti and Sumi Khatod
Knauf-Einbinder Family
Lague-Domingue Family
Wes and Paula Larmore
Catherine Lerer and Dan McGee
Lerner Family
Mitchell Lester and Sara Tropea
Levitt Family
Liberman Family
Tom Lloyd and Grace Phillips
Lockhart-Delaney Clan
Messina Family
Kevin and Rosie Morris Family
Ari and Michele Nadelman
Nessel Family
Hien Nguyen and Fred Kipperman
Cathy Nobel and Prab Brara
Pirrone Family
Raman Family
Jennifer and Steve Raymond
Ribeiro-Roumian Household
Rogers Family
Rubinek and Vandenberg Family
David and Mira Scott Family
Sobel Family
Stevelman Family
Brian and Melissa Tarsky
Teplin/Fitzpatrick Family
Thyssen Family
Katie Tuerk
Chris and Francesca Tymchuk
Dani Vogt and Brandon Roker
Walker Family
Waterstone Family
Nick and Stephanie Wechsler
Kelly and Jeff Weinstein
Wheeler Family
Willis Tropea Family
Lisa and Andrew Yao
Zelenovic Family

PTA Contributions

Santa Monica High School PTSA
Webster Elementary School PTA