The Oceanside Promise is a community-wide partnership including representatives from business, government, nonprofits, education, faith-based community centers, and more. The partners have united to support a cradle to career agenda to prepare Oceanside's students for success in college, career, and life. Together, we are working to ensure Oceanside is a thriving community with a well-prepared pipeline of talent and actively engaged individuals and organizations. 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Vu Nguyen (Chairperson), Transformational Consulting

  • Peter Fagen (Vice Chairperson), Partner, Fagen, Friedman & Fulfrost

  • Thao Ha (Treasurer), Professor of Sociology, MiraCosta College*

  • Duane Coleman (Secretary), Retired Superintendent, Oceanside Unified School District

LEADERSHIP TABLE

  • Scott Ashton (Co-Chairperson), President/CEO, Oceanside Chamber of Commerce*

  • Patricia Prado-Olmos (Co-Chairperson), Vice President, Community Engagement, California State University, San Marcos*

  • Hillary Adams, Director of Operations, Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside

  • Greg Anglea, Chief Executive Officer, Interfaith Community Services

  • Fred Armijo, Captain, Oceanside Police Department*

  • Neville Billimoria, Chief of Marketing and Membership Officer, Mission Federal Credit Union

  • Bobbi DePorter, President, Quantum Learning Network

  • Jimmy Figueroa, Resilient Community Mentor Program Manager, Vista Community ClinicOceanside Community Member*

  • Steve Hillman, Senior Manager, FedEx

  • Nicole Steele, Director of Programs and Education, Children's Paradise, Inc.

  • Chad Matkowski, Associate Executive Director, Joe and Mary Mottino Family YMCA

  • Marie Mingalone, Executive Director, Oceanside Museum of Art

  • Margery Pierce, Director of Neighborhood Services, City of Oceanside

  • Carey Riccitelli, Community Health Promotion Manager, San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency*

  • Roberto Rivas, Chief Executive Officer, Encuentros Leadership

  • Rick Robinson, Fire Chief, Oceanside Fire Department

  • Nannette Stamm, Chief Health Promotion Officer, Vista Community Clinic

  • Don Stump, Executive Director, North County Lifeline*

  • Lisa Turner, Executive Director, Palomar Family Counseling

  • Julie Vitale, Superintendent, Oceanside Unified School District

  • Alketa Wojcik, Vice President of Student Services, MiraCosta College

  • Fred Zigrest, Head of Materials Management, Genentech, Inc.

*Advisory Group Members

EARLY CHILDHOOD SUCCESS COLLABORATIVE ACTION NETWORK

  • Silvia Alcantar (Co-Chairperson), Program Manager III, Vista Community Clinic

  • Marie Town (Co-Chairperson), Principal Librarian for Youth Services, City of Oceanside Library

  • Wendy Abelmann, Director of Education and Public Programs, Oceanside Museum of Art

  • Edward Becerra, Founder, Education Begins in the Home

  • Darrin Brant, Interim Director of Community Engagement, North County Health Services

  • Chanelle Calhoun, Pediatrician, North County Health Services

  • Loan Do, Community Member & Broker, Oceanside Home Realty

  • Linda Haar, Child Development Center Director, MiraCosta College

  • Jena Kubiak, Coordinator of QPI, San Diego County Office of Education

  • Kelly McCann, Data Specialist, Vista Community Clinic

  • Lita Moore, Executive Director, North County Community Services

  • Fran O'Callaghan, Program Manager, Words Alive

  • Bea Palmer, Service Learning and Volunteer Center, MiraCosta College

  • Melissa Roberts, Community Health Promotion Specialist, San Diego Health and Human Services Agency

  • Margery Pierce, Neighborhood Services Director, City of Oceanside

  • Nannette Stamm, Chief Health Promotion Officer, Vista Community Clinic

  • Nicole Steele, Director of Programs & Education, Children's Paradise

  • Lisa Turner, Programs Director, Palomar Family Counseling

  • Deb Wickman, Parent Engagement Coordinator, Oceanside Unified School District

  • Edwina Williams, Professor of Sociology, MiraCosta College

  • Christiane Wood, Assistant Professor of Literacy Education, California State University, San Marcos

  • Carmel Zimny, Teacher, Oceanside Unified School District

COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS COLLABORATIVE ACTION NETWORK

  • Alketa Wojcik (Co-Chairperson), Vice President of Student Services, MiraCosta College

  • Jordy Sparks (Co-Chairperson), Director of Student Support Services, Oceanside Unified School District

  • Hillary Adams, Director of Operations, Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside

  • Darrin Brant, Interim Director of Community Engagement, North County Health Services

  • Margie de Ruyter, Career Pathway/District and School Improvement, Learning and Leadership Services, San Diego County Office of Education

  • Teresa Collis, Principal of Oceanside High School, Oceanside Unified School District

  • Roma Ferriter, Community Engagement Manager, North County Health Services

  • Eric Frandsen, Coordinator of Mathematics and Becthel Grant, Oceanside Unified School District

  • Jesica Garcia, Program Manager, Vista Community Clinic

  • James Greer, Associate, Transformational Consulting

  • Jennifer Hampton, Youth Development Program Manager, North County Lifeline

  • Julie Johnson, Director of GEAR UP, MiraCosta College

  • Jack Kahn, Vice President of Instruction, Palomar College

  • Amy Kleman, Senior Librarian for Teen Services, City of Oceanside Library

  • Eileen Frazier, Principal of El Camino High School, Oceanside Unified School District

  • Amber Rizkalla, Director of Employment and Economic Development, Interfaith Community Services

  • Shayla Sivert, Dean of Languages and Literature, Palomar College

  • Pat Stall, Director of School of Education, California State University, San Marcos

  • Nannette Stamm, Chief Health Promotion Officer, Vista Community Clinic

  • Kheng Waiche, Early Proficiency Programs Coordinator, California State University, San Marcos

EXECUTIVE STAFF

  • Rafe Edward Trickey, Jr., Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

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