Who are the Friends of Redwood?
Friends of Redwood, established in 2019, is the foundation for the new Redwood High School. Friends of Redwood replaced the old foundation, Redwood High School Promise Education Foundation
Friends of Redwood Board of Directors
President and Chief Marketing Officer
Claire is an adjunct professor of English at West Valley College, is a realtor with Intero Real Estate, and is a small business owner. She is also an Educational Consultant who is passionate about closing the achievement gap, and is committed to continue serving Redwood H.S.
Vice President and Events Coordinator
Former teacher and former mayor of the City of Belmont, CA.
Trinity Presbyterian Church, retired insurance agent, former USAF pilot
Treasurer and Fundraising Committee Chair
Adriene is a Finance professional who’s passionate about education and community outreach.
Scholarship Committee Chair
Elizabeth is the founder of local non-profit Upward Scholars and a long-time ESL teacher
Joanna is responsible for researching and writing grant proposals to secure essential funding for Redwood High School. She grew up in Oakland, attended high school in San Francisco, and now lives in Boston, MA. She is delighted to be part of the Friends of Redwood team.
Jessica Linares Boyle
Scholarship Committee Member
Jessica is a proud alumni of Redwood High School. Her passions are education and mental health. She is an Adjunct College Counselor and Instructor. She is also an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor. She is currently attending the University of San Francisco to earn her doctorate in Multicultural and International Education.
Former teacher and first generation American, learning disabilities specialist, former Redwood H.S. teacher
Former CFO of Davis Instruments, child of two public school teachers, grad of Stanford and U.C. Berkeley
Former president and 26 year member of Sequoia Union High School District School Board, San Mateo Women's Hall of Fame, elected 2010
Edwin is an industrial automation engineer and former ESL tutor.
Ted Lempert; President, Children Now; former California Assemblyman
Ralph Crame; Principal, Carlmont High School
Ulla Foehr, President CAF (Carlmont Academic Foundation) Kathy Parmer-Lohan; Executive Director, SCEF (San Carlos Education Foundation)
Carrie DuBois, Sequoia Union High School District School Board
Marialuisa Yazar, Web Designer/UX Designer
Logan Svenson, Redwood High School, Class of 2011
Kai Lee, Teacher, Redwood High School
Lucero Renteria, Parent Liaison, Redwood High School
Olivia Cortez-Figueroa, Canada College Financial Aid
About RHS & Our Impact
Click below to read more about Redwood High School, and the impact we have had on the students and families that we serve.