Dr. Al Mijares, Vice President -The College Board, Western Region
Dr. Audrey Yamagata-Noji, V. P. Student Services Mt. San Antonio College
Rosemarie Avila, Santa Ana Unified School District, Board Member, Orange County Youth Commission
Mrs. Tammie Bullard – Tustin Unified School District, Board President
Dr. Gavin Huntley-Fenner, Irvine Unified School District , Board Member
Barbara Unikel -V.P. Education at Chicago Children's Museum-Former Teacher, Elem. Principal and Asst.  Superintendent
Randy Barth, President, Think Together
Mr. Rob Richardson, Vice President- Santa Ana Unified School District
Mr. Tim Shaw, President - Empower/Excel, Inc., Prior President, Irvine Public Schools Foundation
James M. Parker - Judge Pro Tem, Newport Beach, CA,
Charles Puckett-Prior Mayor-Tustin, CA-Chairperson-ProTem Planning Commission
Herbert N. Samuels, Senior Partner, Samuels, Green & Steel, LLP
Bill Steel, Ocean Institute, Partner, Samuels, Green & Steel, LLP
Patrick D. Yrarrazaval-Corre, Principal Carr Intermediate, Santa Ana, CA
Ms. Esther Severy, Prior Principal, McFadden Intermediate, Santa Ana, CA
Brenda McGaffigan, Principal, Sierra Intermediate School, Santa Ana, CA
Marvin Smulowitz, Principal, Douglas MacArthur Fundamental Int., Santa Ana, CA
Cheryl Weaver , Principal, Villa Fundamental, Santa Ana, CA
Cindy Cuts, College and Career Center, Rocklin High School

1972-1974   First to Initiate Field Trips to Ocean Institute – Jefferson Elementary
1972-1976  Forest Home in Forest Falls – Science Program – Jefferson Elementary
1991-2002   Launched and Coordinated Field Trips for Graduating 8th Graders - McFadden Intermediate Below.
Washington, D.C. Tours; Boston; New York and Philadelphia  
The Capitol, Congress, White House, the Oval Office, Rose Garden, Jefferson  Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Washington
Monument, The U.S. Mint, The Kennedy Center, The Smithsonian, Air and Space Museum, U.S.  History Museum,
Arboretum, Iwo Jima
Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Vietnam War Memorial Wall, Arlington
Williamsburg - Toured old Williamsburg and Jamestown, the first colony in America.  Yorktown – British soldiers under
Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington. Gettysburg History of the Civil War- toured battlefields. Philadelphia,
Betsy Ross's house, Benjamin Franklin's printing shop, the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall - re-enactment of the  signing
of  Declaration of Independence, The Amish Country - Amish and Mennonite School
School, New York - World Trade Center, Empire State Building, Statue of  Liberty, Radio City  Music Hall, St. Patrick's
Roman Catholic Church. Rockefeller Center. Mystic Seaport, CT.
The Amistad, replica of the slave ship and saw Tall Ships.  Boston – Paul Revere's House, Took the Freedom Trail,
Reenacted the Boston Tea Party on Boston Tea Party ship.  
1996 Tustin Chapter of American Foreign Exchange Students/International Students
1991-2003  World State Tours–Students and Adults – East and West Coast
2003-2005  Launched Las Vegas Educational Field Trips-Hoover Dam
2006-2007   Coordinate Group Cruise Tours – Mexico and Hawaii – California Expansion Team

Louise Belley –  Bachelor of Arts- Honors Degree York University (1974), Permanent  Teachers  Certificate
(1973) Ontario, Canada.
January 2001- July 2003 - McFadden Intermediate PTSA President, Santa Ana, CA   
July 2003-July 2004 -Santa Ana Council PTA President, Santa Ana CA
Melanie Y. Cole-Gomez – B.S. Political Science-UCLA, Executive-Motorola Communications- Asst. to
Senior Partner, Samuels, Green & Steel, National PTA Member, PTSA Vice President, Santa Ana, CA
Alma Hernandez – OCTFCU, Member Services- John Adams Elementary Coordinator – Parenting Classes
Myrna Orr B.A. Education –Heidelberg College, Ohio, M.A. – U.S. Int'l University,  San Diego, CA - Retired
History Teacher SAUSD, Student Teacher Supervisor - Department of Teacher Education
Emma Salahuddin – M.S. Education, Art Curriculum and Instruction – Cal State Fullerton, B.A. Art
Education – Chapman University
Participate in the World Campus Afloat Program at Chapman University - Retired Art Teacher, Santa Ana
Unified School District
Vince Shorb – Bachelor of Arts – Advertising, California State Fullerton President and CEO - National Youth
Financial Educators Council. Creator of innovative financial education products and events; Financially
Free by 30 Home Study Course and the Money X mega-event.

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