2017-18 Board Members

Who is on the Board of the Organization?

The directors are parents and community leaders dedicated to working with the superintendent, school board, school-based PFAs & PFCs, and parents. There are representatives on the board from each of the five schools in the Oak Park Unified School District, as well as community members who no longer have children in the District.

Ryan Rosen


Ryan Rosen is the director of Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp in Agoura Hills and a graduate of Oak Park High School. Ryan and his wife Brittany have been a part of the community for many years. Ryan has been actively involved with helping … Read More

Andy Goldbeck

Vice Chairperson

I have been a resident of Oak Park for over 22 years and own a business in Westlake Village. We chose to live in Oak Park because of the great school system. I was active for 7 years in the YMCA Adventure Guides Program with my daughter who … Read More

Denise Jaffe


Denise moved to Oak Park in 2007 with her husband. They wanted to return to her husbands hometown to raise their children. She loves Oak Park for the schools, open land, hiking, and supportive community. Her son attends Medea Creek Middle … Read More

Kevin John


Kevin John is an experienced finance services professional with over 25 years of experience in financial and business management. As a twelve year resident of Oak Park, Kevin and his wife Julie have been actively involved in the community … Read More

Darian Cohen

Darian has lived in Oak Park since 1997 and has served on the Board of Friends of Oak Park Schools since 2005. He feels strongly that it is important to “give back” to your community and to support education. Both of Darian's children … Read More

Helene Winston

Helene joined the Oak Park Education Foundation board as Treasurer in early 2016. She has a son at Brookside and a daughter at Medea Creek and has taken an active role to get involved in the community. Since moving to Oak Park in 2011, … Read More

Maryam Salour

I have a background in corporate accounting and finance and worked for 10+ years until I became legally blind. I stopped working in early 2008.  When my son started Kindergarten, I helped out in his classroom several times a week with … Read More

Benson Berro

Benson joined the Oak Park Education Foundation in 2017 and has been a resident of Oak Park for over 12 years. He and his wife have two children in the district, a daughter at Medea Creek and a son at Brookside. He is a strong believer in a … Read More

Brandon McFadden

Brandon and his wife, Danielle, moved to Oak Park in 2010 primarily because of the high quality Oak Park Unified School District. They now have two daughters that both attend Brookside Elementary School.  Brandon works as a digital … Read More

Scott Star

Scott, his wife Vanita, and 2 children Gwen & Malina, moved to Oak Park in 2012 from San Diego. They chose to live in Oak Park due to the school district's excellent reputation and the opportunities it would provide their children. … Read More

Sanat Amladi

Sanat and his family moved to Oak Park in 2009. He is a commercial lender with a large financial institution. His daughter and son attend Oak Hills Elementary School. Sanat believes that the strength and success of our children and schools … Read More