Leads largest joint-use development program for LAUSD, overseeing $120 million school bond fund.
Leverages matching funds ($80 million to date) and capital assets from local governments, nonprofit organizations, and healthcare providers in order to complete projects.
Manages and coordinates public-private real estate development projects on underutilized district-owned properties.
Working in conjunction with community and city partners on four community school parks, with plans for several others within the next year.
Secured $28.5 million to build and rehabilitate 19 school-based community health clinics and new wellness centers.
HOPE Leadership Institute Fellow, 2004.
Departmental Service Award, MIT.
Charles E. Young Humanitarian Award, UCLA.
Can’t live without her two dogs: beagle Kingsley and terri-poo Bailey.
Favorite vacation spot: Granada, Spain. The food, wine, and weather—what’s not to love?
Paints (acrylics and watercolor).
Produces jams and preserves from fruit grown in her backyard.
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