Board of Advisors
Al Adams, Ed.D.
Head of School, Lick-Wilmerding High School, San Francisco
James Adams, MA, LMFT, LEP
Educational Psychologist; Certified School Psychologist; Marriage & Family Therapist
Joan M. Bisagno, Ph.D.
Associate Dean & Director, Student Disability Resource Center, Stanford University
Head of School, St. Joseph of Notre Dame High School, Alameda
Celine Curran, MA
Dean of Students, Convent of the Sacred Heart High School, San Francisco
Nancy Cushen-White, Ed.D.
Educational Therapist; Assistant Clinical Professor of Adolescent Medicine, UCSF; Board of Directors, International Dyslexia Association; S.A.F.E. Voices Advisor
Sam Cuddeback, MALS
Head of School, Drew High School, San Francisco
Devora Depper, Ph.D
Private Practice; Assistant Clinical Psychologist, UCSF
Retired Head of School, Katherine Delmar Burke School, San Francisco
Retired Director of Admissions, Charles Armstrong School, San Francisco
Pat Henery, M.Ed.
Education Specialist; Educational Evaluations & Consulting
Alice Jackson, MS
Director, Friends of St. Francis Childcare Center
Past President, Parents Coalition of Bay Area High Schools
Jane McClure, MA, LFMT, LEP
Educational Psychologist, McClure, Mallory & Baron
Joyce McMinn, ME
Teacher and Founding Member, Gateway High School
President, Project Eye-to-Eye; Author of Learning Outside the Lines; The Short Bus
Natalie O'Byrne, MD
Child Psychiatrist & Learning Disorder Consultant; Retired Faculty Member, UCSF; Advisory Board of the Department of Child Psychiatry
Robynne O'Byrne, Ph.D
Clinical Psychologist; Former Head of Counseling, Branson High School, Marin
Lorraine Paul, M.E.
Head of School, St. Gregory School, San Mateo; Former Director of Community Relations, Charles Armstrong School, Belmont
Steve Phelps, Ed.D.
President, Bishop O'Dowd High School, Oakland
Mike Riera, Ph.D
Head of Redwood Day School, Oakland. Author of Staying Connected to Your Teenager; Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers; Surviving High School; and A Field Guide to the American Teenager
Gayle Rosenberg, BCET
Director of the Academic Resource Program, Junipero Sierra High School, San Mateo; Educational Therapist, Sacred Heart Prep, Atherton
Founder & Former Head of School, Phillips Brooks School, Menlo Park; Trustee, Castilleja Board of Trustees; Former Trustee, Charles Armstrong Board of Trustees
Yvonne & Angelo Sangiacomo
San Francisco Family with 6 Dyslexic children & 5 Dyslexic grandchildren
Cecily Stock, MA, JD
Academic Dean, Upper School, San Domenico, Marin
Brian Thomas, MA
Interim Head of Upper School, Bentley School, Lafayette; S.A.F.E. Voices Advisor
Peter Thorp, Ph.D
Chief of Staff, California Charter Schools Association
Robert Verhoogen, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Learning & Attention Disorder Specialist
Chris Voll, MA
Rosalie Whitlock, Ph.D
Executive Director, Children's Health Council, Palo Alto
Educator; S.A.F.E. Voices Advisor