Anna Mahina has a son attending Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School. Anna volunteers in her community with the Pacific Islanders Collaborative, San Francisco Tongans Rise Up, and the SFUSD Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Parent Advisory Council. Anna speaks Tongan and lives on Treasure Island.
Dynesha Coleman has a daughter who attends Tenderloin Community Elementary School and a daughter in preschool. She is active at the Bay Area Women and Children’s Center, located at the Tenderloin Community School, is enrolled in an Informational Technology vocational training program offered through the Department of Public Health, and lives in Bernal Heights.
Elsa Hernandez has a son at Herbert 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 Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). Elsa speaks Spanish and English and lives in the Mission.
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 co-founder of their Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), where she currently serves as President. Julieta is also active in other organizations that support parent advocacy, she speaks Spanish, and lives in Sunnydale.
Luz Huallanca has a child who attends Spring Valley Science Elementary School. She is an active volunteer at the school and serves on the school’s PTA and School Site Council. Luz has a background in Administration and Human Resources, manages a local restaurant, is active in politics, and volunteers with Compass Family Services, providing translation for family meetings.
Michelle Delaney has two daughters enrolled at McKinley Elementary School, where she is an active community member through the PTA and the Mosaic Committee. Michelle is the proprietor of 111 Minna Gallery, a current member of the Board of Directors for the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District, and lives in the Mission District.
Naomi Laguana has one son who attends Aptos Middle School and another at Jewish Community High School. She is an active parent at her sons’ schools; while at McKinley, she served as secretary on the SSC and as president of the PTA. Naomi also volunteers with Lipstick Angels at UCSF and lives in the Sunnyside District.
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 as a public education advocate with Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco (PPS-SF)
Sharon Chi-Hyun In has a son who attends A.P. Giannini Middle School. She was an active community member at her son’s elementary school and continues her involvement at APG. She is 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.
Schools that PAC members’ children attend:
- Elementary Schools: Bryant, McKinley, R.L.Stevenson, Tenderloin Community, Spring Valley
- Middle Schools: A.P. Giannini, Aptos, Everett, Hoover
- High Schools: Lowell
Neighborhoods where PAC members live:
Bernal Heights, Mission, Parkside, Sunnydale, Sunnyside, Sunset, Tenderloin, and Treasure Island