Our Team

One of the strategic goals of the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation is to develop a high performing Board of Directors, Executive Director, and organization.

The Board is comprised of the following members:

Cheryl Pongratz

Cheryl Pongratz
President

David Lyons
Vice President

Louise O'Brien

Louise O’Brien
Treasurer

Morrie Pongratz

Morrie Pongratz
Secretary

Kurt Steinhaus

Kurt Steinhaus
LAPS Superintendent

Ellen Ben-Naim

Ellen Ben-Naim
LAPS Board President

Stephanie Archuleta
Member

Judy McKenzie

Judy Bjarke-McKenzie
Member


Kathy Boerigter

Member


Leslie Bucklin

Member

Don Casperson

Don Casperson
Member

Linda Corliss
Member

Brian D'Andrea

Brian D’Andrea
Member

Troy Hughes

Troy Hughes
Member

Dennis Gill
Member

Martha Katko
Member

Debbie Smith
Member

Katie Thwaits
Member

Victoria Nisoli
Student Member

Kyle Hatler
Student Member

Jenny McCumber

Jenny McCumber
Executive Director

The Board of Directors meets from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, except when other Foundation business requires an adjustment. Meetings are held at the LAPS School Board room, located at 2101 Trinity Drive, Suite V, Los Alamos. Please contact Executive Director Jenny McCumber if you would like to attend a Board meeting.

 

Learn more about our staff here.