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. 

THE LEADERSHIP TABLE (Steering Committee)

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

  • Patricia Prado-Olmos (Co-Chair), 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 & Membership Officer, Mission Federal Credit Union

  • Bobbi DePorter, President, Quantum Learning Network

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

  • Vicki Gravlin, Senior Director of Academic Excellence & Innovation, Oceanside Unified School District*

  • Steve Hillman, Senior Manager, FedEx

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

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

  • Marie Mingalone, Executive Director, Oceanside Museum of Art

  • Vu Nguyen, Board President, Oceanside Promise Nonprofit Board

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

  • Carey Riccitelli, Community Health Promotion Manager, San Diego County Health & 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

NONPROFIT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Vu Nguyen (President), Transformational Consulting

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

  • Rafe E. Trickey, Jr. (Treasurer), City Treasurer, City of Oceanside

  • Thao Ha (Secretary), Sociology Department Chair, Mira Costa Community College

  • Robbie Calderon-Hass, Broker, The Hass Team Realty

  • Duane Coleman, Retired Superintendent, Oceanside Unified School District

  • Steve Farber, President, Extreme Leadership, Inc.

  • Gigi Gleason, Community Member

EARLY CHILDHOOD SUCCESS COLLABORATIVE ACTION NETWORK

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

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

  • Wendy Abelmann, Director of Education & 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, Mira Costa College Child Development

  • 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 & 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, Cal State University, San Marcos

  • Carmel Zimny, Teacher, Oceanside Unified School District

COLLEGE AND CAREER READY COLLABORATIVE ACTION NETWORK

  • Alketa Wojcik (Co-Chair), Vice President ofStudent Support Services, MiraCosta College

  • Jordy Sparks (Co-Chair), 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 & 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 & 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, Mira Costa College

  • Jack Kahn, Vice President of Instruction, Palomar College

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

  • Elaine 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, CalState University, San Marcos

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

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

OUR STAFF

  • Nicole Magnuson, Executive Director

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