PAC Members 2018-2019

Ann Mahina has a son who will attend Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School in the fall. Currently, she volunteers in her community with the Pacific Islanders Collaborative and San Francisco Tongans Rise Up. Ann speaks Tongan and lives on Treasure Island

Aurea Macias has a son and daughter who attend Bryant Elementary School. She is an active member of the English Learners Advisory Committee (ELAC) at Bryant and the co-founder of their Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). Currently, Aurea serves as the Vice President of the PTO. She speaks Spanish and lives in the Excelsior.

Cheryl Fields has a daughter attending Mission High School and two SFUSD graduates. She is very active at her daughter’s school and an advocate for her community. For the past 17 years, Cheryl has worked professionally supporting families whose children attend SFUSD schools. She lives in the Bayview.

 

Dennis Lockett has a son at Flynn Park Elementary School and another enrolled at Kipp Academy. 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.

 

 Dynesha Coleman has a daughter at Tenderloin Community Elementary School and another who will begin preschool at Dr. William Cobb in the fall of 2019. She is active at the Bay Area Women and Children’s Center, which is located inside Tenderloin Community School. Dynesha is also enrolled in a vocational training program for Information Technology. She lives in Bernal Heights.

Elsa Hernandez has a son at Hebert Hoover Middle School and another who attends Bryant Elementary School. She is an active member of the English Learners Advisory Committee (ELAC) at both schools and supports Bryant’s Patrent Teacher Organization (PTO). Elsa speaks Spanish and English and lives in the Mission.

Johnny Knadler has two sons attending Alamo Elementary School. He is a strong advocate for children with special needs and has volunteered with the Hearing and Speech School in the past. Johnny lives in the Presidio.

 

Julieta Miranda has a son and daughter who attend Bryant Elementary School. She is an active member of the English Learners Advisory Committee (ELAC) at Bryant and the co-founder of their Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). Currently, Julieta is the President of the PTO. She speaks Spanish and lives in Sunnydale.

Michelle Delaney has two daughters enrolled at McKinley Elementary School. She is very active in the McKinley school community through the PTA and the Mosaic Committee. Currently Michelle is a member of the Board of Directors for the organization Yerba Buena Community Benefit District and lives in the Mission District.

Naomi Laguana has a son who attends McKinley Elementary School. She is very active at McKinley, including serving as secretary on the SSC and as past president on PTA. Naomi also volunteers with Lipstick Angels at UCSF and lives in the Sunnyside District.

 

Patricia Serrano has a son in at Diane Feinstein Elementary School and a daughter at Lowell High School. She is an advocate for the Latino community, especially for those who do not speak English, and a 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 is an active volunteer with the BVHM PTA. She is also a member of the Potrero Neighborhood House karate school and the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition and lives in the Mission.

 

Robin Dutton-Cookston has a daughter at Lowell High School, another at Everett Middle School and a son who attends McKinley Elementary School. She has been actively involved with the PTAs at Everett and Mckinley Schools, and over the years a public education advocate with Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco (PPS-SF). Robin lives in the Parkside neighborhood.

Sandie Stringfellow has a daughter who is enrolled in the Japanese Bilingual Bicultural Program at Clarendon Alternative Elementary School and a son in pre-school. She is an active volunteer at both schools and has worked in education for over 15 years. She lives in Midtown Terrace and speaks English, conversational Russian, and beginner Japanese and French.

 

Sharon Chi-Hyun In has a son who will attend A.P. Giannini Middle School in the fall. She is an active community member at her son’s current elementary school, a Parent Ambassador with PPS-SF and a volunteer with the San Francisco Education Fund. Sharon speaks Korean, French, German and Spanish and lives in the Sunset.

Shurrin Zeng has a daughter at Guadalupe Elementary School. She serves on the Board of the District English Language Advisory Committee (DELAC) and on the PTA and School Site Council at Guadalupe. Shurrin speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English and lives in the Crocker Amazon area.

 

Teresita Roman has a son at Hebert Hoover Middle School and a daughter who attends Diane Feinstein Elementary School. She is actively involved in the English Learners Advisory Committee (ELAC) at Hoover and an advocate for students receiving Special Education Services. Teresita speaks Spanish and lives in the Sunset. 

Schools that PAC members’ children attend

Elementary schools:  Alamo, Bryant, Clarendon, Feinstein, Flynn, Guadalupe, McKinley, Stevenson and Tenderloin

K-8 schools: Buena Vista Horace Mann

Middle Schools: A.P. Giannini, Everett and Hoover

High schools: Lowell and Mission

Charter schools: Kipp Academy

Neighborhoods where PAC members live

Bayview, Bernal Heights, Crocker Amazon, Excelsior, Glen Park, Inner Sunset, Midtown Terrace, Mission, Parkside, Presidio, Sunnydale, Sunnyside, Sunset and Treasure Island