Misty Tartaglia, Secretary
- She is the mother of two girls, one of whom is in 6th grade at Santa Lucia Middle School

-Misty is a registered nurse
- Her personal passion for education, family and building community are the reasons she remains so active in CEF 

Nicole Linn, Vice President
- She is the mother of three children and one who attends Coast Union High School
- Nicole spent years working at Cambria’s Montessori school, New Dawn
- Education is a top priority for Nicole and her passion to support “traditional” programs such as “hands on woodwork” for kids is what is top of mind for her


Suzanne Kennedy, Director
 Suzanne has two children who graduated from Coast schools—a daughter who is a graduate of Boston College and a son who is a graduate of Tufts University
- She is the librarian at Santa Lucia Middle School and also holds a Degree in Public Administration and a Juris Doctorate
- CEF continues to resonate with her because supporting our teachers and providing opportunities for students is an investment in our community and its future

Heather Stephenson, Director
- Heather has one son who attend Coast Union High School
- Heather currently works as Recreation Coordinator for the City of Paso Robles.  She was the librarian at the Cambria Grammar School for eight years prior to this
- Heather is passionate about the hands-on/think outside the box learning approach that the Cambria Education Foundation encourages in the Coast Unified School District

Marcia Thomey, Treasurer
- She has two children: a daughter who graduated from Coast Union High in 2014 and a son who attends the Coast Union High School
- Marcia taught high school English in San Diego before moving to the Central Coast.  She is now employed by San Luis Pension Consultants, located in SLO.
- Marcia hopes that by volunteering her time, her children will endeavor to also be involved and to appreciate the value of service

Erin Martin, Director
- Erin spent 9 of the last 20 years working in the field of Special Education and spent the other 11 years as the Marketing and Human Resources Director at local winery
- Erin chooses to serve on the CEF Board because the organization supports creative and innovative teaching at all school campuses in Cambria
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Maureen Kasper, Director
- Professionally, she has 29 years of strategic, executive and employee communication experience and is currently consulting in this field 
- Her passion for supporting teachers and for enhancing students’ classroom experiences is what excites her about CEF.




We believe healthy schools are vital to a healthy community......


Bridget Smith, President


Lupe Aguilar, Director