Bios

Tom Strickler (Chair)
Co-founded the Endeavor Talent Agency where he represented writers and directors. Tom graduated from Harvard and lives in Venice, California.

Matthew Bragman
Los Angeles Director of School Engagement for Project Lead the Way, former founding principal of Scholarship Prep Charter Academy, and former Extera Public Schools administrator.
 
Herminia Caraveo
Parent at Extera Public School 2 and parent representative on the Extera Public Schools Board.
 
Jesús Gutierrez
A former Extera Public Schools parent, Jesús is a Boyle Heights resident, community supporter, and local business owner.
 
Lou Meyers
CEO of a real estate investment management firm. Lou attended USC and Southwestern Law School and lives in Manhattan Beach, California.
 
Myka Miller
CEO of the Harmony Project, an organization that provides music instruction and social support to children at no cost. Myka is both a musician and an executive.

Alexandra Seros
A screenwriter, former teacher, and graduate of UCLA and AFI. Alexandra lives with her husband, Walter Ulloa and their son, Bruno.

Bob Smiland
CEO of Inner-City Arts, Bob was born in Los Angeles and has operated manufacturing businesses in the region since his graduation from Berkeley in 1978.

Gene Tucker
Former school superintendent of the Santa Monica / Malibu Unified School District and several other California school districts and former professor in the Graduate School of Education at UCLA.

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