Who We Are

Board of Directors:

Milton Chen, Chair
Senior Fellow and Executive Director Emeritus
The George Lucas Education Foundation

Andres Alonso
Professort of Practice
Harvard Graduate School of Education

Damien Atkins
Vice President and General Counsel
Panasonic Corporation of North America

Megan Lee
Vice President of Planning and Strategic Initiatives
Panasonic Corporation of North America

Patricia Gandara 
Research Professor, UCLA Graduate School of Education
Co-Director of The Civil Rights Project at UCLA

C. Kent McGuire
President/Chief Executive Officer
Southern Education Foundation

Sophie Sa
Founding Executive Director (retired)
Panasonic Foundation

Officers: 

Stephen C. Weingarten, Secretary
Chief Counsel - Corporate Affairs,
Panasonic Corporation of North America

Michael Riccio, Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer
Panasonic Corporation of North America 

Gordon Kyvik, Assistant Treasurer
Senior Manager, Retirement Planning and Administration
Panasonic Corporation of North America 

Staff:

Alejandra Ceja, Executive Director
Scott Thompson, Assistant Executive Director
Kathleen Archetti, Planning Coordinator
Daniel Meaney, Accountant

Senior Consultants:

  • Allan Alson
  • Barbara Anderson
  • Adrienne Bailey
  • Kaili Baucum
  • Gail A. Davis
  • Annette Fante
  • Ted Gilkey
  • George Perry
  • Sean Stalling