Carrie Banks has a daughter at Denman Middle School and son at Gateway High School. She serves on the School Site Council at Denman Middle School and is an active member on their PTA as well supporting the school community. Carrie lives in Noe Valley.
Catalina Ramirez has a son and daughter at Thomas Edison Charter Academy and a son at Washington High School. She lives in the Mission and is actively involved with the English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC) and SSC at her children’s schools. She also volunteers with Support for Families of Children with Disabilities. Catalina speaks Spanish.
Cheryl Fields has a daughter at Willie Brown Middle School and lives in the Bayview. She is a member of their PTSA, an active parent at her daughter’s school and an advocate in her community. Cheryl has been an active parent in the district for over 15 years and works with families whose children attend SFUSD schools.
Dennis Lockett has a son at Glen Park Elementary School. He helps families navigating the educational system and connects them with the resources available to support their educational experience. Dennis is an advocate for youth in foster care and children with special needs. He lives in Glen Park.
Esmeralda Michel has a daughter and a son at El Dorado Elementary School. She serves on the School Site Council (SSC) and is an active member of the El Dorado community, especially supporting cultural events. Esmeralda speaks Spanish and English and lives in the Outer Mission
JoAnna Van Brusselen has a daughter at Flynn Elementary School and is on the School Site Council. She works with parent mentors at Support For Families of Children with Disabilities and lives in Bernal Heights. JoAnna speaks English, Spanish and French.
Johnny Knadler has a preschooler enrolled at Presidio Early Education School and a daughter at Alamo Elementary School. He volunteered with the Family Council at Presidio Early Education and the Hearing and Speech School. Johnny lives in the Presidio.
Lourdes Alarcon has a son and daughter at Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 and lives in Mission Terrace. She is involved with the organizations POWER (People Organized to Win Employment Rights), Parent Voices, and the San Francisco Health Plan Advisory Committee. Lourdes speaks Spanish and English.
Margaret Wilson has three daughters at Bessie Carmichael K-8, a daughter at Mission High School and a baby boy at home. She has been actively involved with Parent Voices for years and is an advocate for children with special needs. Margaret speaks English and Spanish and lives in the South of Market neighborhood.
Patricia Serrano has two sons in at Rooftop K-8 and a daughter at Lowell High School. She is a regular volunteer at her children’s school, an advocate in the Latino community, especially for those who do not speak English, and supporter of children with special needs. Patricia speaks English and Spanish and lives in the Mission.
Rebecca Page has two daughters at Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 and lives in the Mission. She is the PTA treasurer and an active volunteer at her children’s school. Rebecca is also a member of the Potrero Neighborhood House karate school and the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition.
Sally Copeland has two granddaughters at Carver Elementary School and lives in the Bayview. She volunteers at Carver regularly and encourages parents to get involved in the school support their children’s education. Sally speaks English and Samoan.
Shurrin Zeng has a daughter at Guadalupe Elementary School and lives in Crocker Amazon. She a board member of DELAC (District English Language Advisory Committee), the PTA treasurer and a School Site Council member at her daughter’s school. Shurrin speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
Starcia Cousar-Delacruz has a daughter and son at Bessie Carmichael K-8 and a son in Bessie’s early education program. She is an active member and co-founder of the PTO group called, “Parent Collaborators” at Bessie Carmichael. Starcia lives in the South of Market neighborhood.
Warren Wong has a son at Roosevelt Middle School. He has been involved in the District English Language Advisory Committee (DELAC) and an ELAC member at his son’s school over the years. He is a graduate of the Chinese for Affirmative Action’s Parent Leadership Program. Warren speaks Cantonese and lives in the Outer Mission.
Schools that PAC members’ children attend:
- Early Education schools: Bessie Carmichael and Presidio
- Elementary schools: Alamo, Carver, El Dorado, Flynn, Glen Park and Guadalupe
- K-8 schools: Bessie Carmichael, Buena Vista Horace Mann, and Rooftop
- Middle schools: Denman, Roosevelt and Willie Brown
- High schools: Lincoln, Lowell, Mission and Washington
- Charter schools: Thomas Edison Academy and Gateway High School
Neighborhoods where PAC members live:
Bayview, Bernal Heights, Crocker Amazon, Glen Park, Mission, Mission Terrace, Outer Mission, Noe Valley, South of Market and the Presidio.