Timothy Dave Tim is the Dean of Astronomy and Physics at Chabot College in Hayward, CA. Tim is also a Principal Investigator in the Gateway to Success Program – a Multidisciplinary program, Sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The Program's directive is to improve success of underrepresented students in college and provide educational pathways to science majors. Before teaching at the college level, Tim had an extensive career in Silicon Valley, most notably with Standford's SRI Lab in the area of Electro-Optics Laser technology.
Penelope Cabrera-Gamez Penny is a DORS Parent and serves Executive Board Secretary. Previously, Penny served as Operations Manager for Congregations Organizing for Renewal, a social justice organizations serving 25,000 families in south Alameda County. Ms. Cabrera-Gamez volunteers with several youth based organization in the Bay Area including the Novato Chess Club and North Bay Youth Academy. Her son, Edwardo participated in our first pilot program and now attends UC Irvine studying Environmental Engineering.
Harold Lowe Harold is the CEO of Rising Oak, a wealth management firm. Harold has extensive experience in educational publishing including roles as Sales Manager for Prentice Hall Publishing. Mr Lowe has 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, financial analysis and strategic business planning, educational publishing, technology, and the financial services industries. Harold is a life long Rotarian and serves on number community boards.
Angie Hoffman Angie has had a variety of jobs from Probation Officer at AZ Dept. Of Juvenile Probation to writer at a women's video game webiste. While at Zynga, Ms. Hoffman was part of the Game Design Team for Zynga's most popular game, Frontierville played by 20 million players a month. Ms Hoffman as Co-created and taught the two year Game Design Academy to 11th and 12th grade students in partnership with Zynga.org and SFUSD's College Technical Education Program.
Zaretta Hammond Zaretta is a former classroom English teacher. She's lead instructional design, school coaching, and professional development around the issues of equity, literacy, and culturally responsive teaching for the past 18 years. Ms. Hammond teaches as a lecturer at St. Mary’s College’s Kalmanovitz School of in Moraga, California. Ms. Hammond is also the author of the best selling book Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students.