The Foundation’s Board of Directors is drawn from parents in the school community as well as alumni and other community supporters.
CHARTER FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Camelia Patiño, President
Camelia is a real estate agent with Corcoran Global Living. She comes to the board with a diverse background in real estate, conflict resolution and event production. Throughout her career, she has used her energy, creativity and excitement to find solutions and build relationships with clients and her community, and hopes to use these skills to help build and strengthen the relationships within our school. Camelia is passionate about traveling, volunteering and growing her community. She is an active member in Impact 100 Redwood Circle and the Sebastopol Chamber of Commerce. Camelia has a child in the lower grades at Sebastopol Charter.
Amy Hui Johnson, Treasurer
Amy is an accountant specializing in tax for over 25 years; she worked in small business tax, and for the last 16 years in corporate tax specializing in derivatives. Amy was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Texas. Since 2000, she has been involved with an employee-organization which promotes ethnic diversity and networking in her field; she has held several officer positions within this organization and currently serves as National Treasurer. Amy received her undergraduate degree in accounting from Texas State University. Amy and her husband Blake discovered Waldorf when they lived in Boulder, Colorado. Their daughters are currently in the middle grades at Sebastopol Charter and have been in Waldorf education since pre-school.
Sara Burt, Board Member at Large
Sara grew up in Ukiah, graduated with a degree in Environmental Studies from UCSC, and moved to Sebastopol in 2007 to attend the California School of Herbal Studies. She is the parent to two current students at Sebastopol Charter. Sara has been actively involved with fundraising, gardening and classroom support at the school for the last 7 years. She is passionate about the outdoors and focused on encouraging environmental education and gardening programs within the school curriculum.
Franz Feuerherdt, Board Member at Large
[Bio to come]
HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS
Bob has a private law practice, Haroche Law, where he practices real estate, land use, administrative and general commercial law. His work involves representing individuals, businesses and non-profits in both transactional settings and litigation at the trial and appellate levels. Bob served on the Charter Foundation Board of Directors for 13 years. Prior to joining the Charter Foundation in 2008, Bob served as President of the Sonoma County Animal Shelter Volunteers organization. In years past, he also owned and managed OnPoint Solutions, a web development and design company. Originally from New York, Bob attended the Wharton School of Business and New York University School of Law. He has lived in Sonoma County since 1992, and has two sons, both of whom graduated from Sebastopol Charter.
Anthony is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Vir2us, Inc., an Internet security firm based in Petaluma. Prior to Vir2us, he was an information technology manager for an academic institution, and managed a team of IT professionals that pioneered one of the first laptop computer programs for elementary grade levels and deployed the first wireless network in a California school. Having attended Waldorf schools through high school, Anthony thereafter graduated from Colby College. He has two children, both of whom graduated Sebastopol Charter. Anthony served on the Charter Foundation Board of Directors for 6 years.