Meet the Board

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Cynthia ChangCynthia Chang:  Trustee.  Term Expires: 2018 (Appointed in lieu of election 1998 and 2002 and reelected 2006 and 2010) is a CPA and holds an MBA from California State University, Los Angeles.  She was a member of the Saratoga Union School District Board from 1994-98 before serving on the high school board.  She also serves as the California School Boards Association Region 20 delegate.  She is past President and current Vice President of the Asian Pacific Islander School Board Members Association.  

Ms. Chang represented the LGSUHSD Board on the MetroEd Board of Trustees from 2004-2015 and is continuing to serve as Board Liaison on the LGSUHSD Budget Advisory Committee and Audit Committee.  She is active in the community, serving as the BSA Troop 508 Committee Chair for six years and as the Co-Chair of Saratoga's Memorial Day Observance event for the past three years (2013-2015).  She was recognized as Woman of the Year for the California Assembly's 24th District in March 2010 for her decades of service to the community. 

 

Robin ManoRobin Mano, Vice-President. Term Expires 2018 (Appointed in lieu of election 2014) has been a volunteer for our schools for 17 years, serving as President of the Blossom Hill Elementary School Home and School Club, President of the Los Gatos Education Foundation, Chair of the 2008 LGUSD District Measure E Parcel Tax campaign, President of the Los Gatos High School Home and School Club, Co-Chair of the 2011 LGSUHSD Measure A Parcel Tax campaign, Board Member of the New Millennium Foundation and Co-Chair of the 2014 LGSUHSD Measure E General Obligation Bond campaign.   She has a bachelors degree from Bryn Mawr College.  She and her family have lived in Los Gatos for 22 years.  Her two children have benefited from attending our local public schools and one is a graduate from Los Gatos High School.  

Douglas RamezaneDouglas Ramezane :  Trustee.  Term expires, 2018 (Elected November, 2010) had been a high school educator for 38 years, prior to his retirement in 2009.  He served as Assistant Principal at Los Gatos High School from 1998-2005 and then as Principal from 2005-2009, and was the lead LGHS administrator for the school’s Measure B renovation.  Mr. Ramezane now mentors new school administrators through the New Teacher Center in Santa Cruz.

 He has been active in the Los Gatos Lions Club for the last ten years and served on the New Millennium Foundation Board for LGHS for four years.  He currently serves as the Board Representative to KCAT and Liaison to the Parcel Tax Oversight Committee.  He has three grown children, two of whom are local teachers.


Rosemary RossiRosemary Rossi, President.  Term Expires: 2020, (Elected in November 2016, 2012, 2008, 2004)  is a retired high school science teacher.  She has been active in public education since 1997 serving as a school board member and president of the Home and School Association in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania.  Ms. Rossi is the parent of four children, three of whom graduated from Saratoga High School.  She has served as co-president of the Saratoga High School PTSA, a member of the PTSA Board, member of the Saratoga School Site Council and as co-president of Saratoga-Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Newcomers Club.  She serves as a Board Representative on the District’s Budget Advisory Committee and Health Benefits Advisory Committee.


Katherine TsengKatherine Tseng : Clerk. Term Expires: 2020 (Elected November, 2016, 2012) has been active in our school community for fourteen years and has served as Co-President for the Saratoga High School PTSO, Redwood Middle School PTA, Argonaut Elementary School PTA, Saratoga Education Foundation, Music Boosters, Saratoga High School Foundation and as a member of the Executive Board of Saratoga High School Sports Boosters.  She has served for six years on the advisory board of the Saratoga Union School District and for the past year on the LGSUHSD Superintendent's Advisory Council.  She was one of the co-chairs of the LGSUHSD Parcel Tax, Measure A campaign - successfully leading the passage of the first ever district parcel tax.  She currently serves as the Liaison to the District Audit Committee.  She holds an M.A. in Statistics and has 15 years business experience as an actuarial consultant.  She is the parent of two children, both graduates of Saratoga High School.

N. DiNicholas Di is a senior at Saratoga High School and is incredibly honored to serve as his school’s ASB Board Representative for the 2017-2018 school year. In his junior year, Nicholas took part in his school’s leadership class as a junior class officer. Since then, he has loved being involved in school-wide events such as Homecoming and Spring Fling. Aside from leadership, Nicholas has also been a part of the district’s music program since his 5th grade year as a saxophone player. This year, Nicholas wishes to make a positive impact on at his school with unwavering dedication. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, dancing, and hanging out with friends.


A kuporAshlee Kupor is a senior at Los Gatos High School and is honored to be able to serve as a student board representative for the 2017-2018 school year.  Ashlee has been involved in student government ever since middle school, and has since served as Sophomore, Junior Class President, and is currently the ASB President at LGHS.  Outside of leadership, Ashlee can be found on the trails running with the Cross Country and Track Teams or working to create a more positive school culture in the Peer to Peer group UP.  She now serves on the Northern California board of BBYO, an international Jewish Youth Group Movement, where she works to combat antisemitism and create an accepting culture for all faiths.  In her free time, Ashlee enjoys swimming, spending times with friends, and listening to podcasts.   

 

You can email the Board of Trustees at BoardofTrustees@lgsuhsd.org