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

Karen Hawkins

Karen Hawkins
Member

Louise O'Brien

Louise O’Brien
Treasurer

Morrie Pongratz

Morrie Pongratz
Secretary

Kurt Steinhaus

Kurt Steinhaus
LAPS Superintendent

Katie Thwaits
Member


Leslie Bucklin

Member

Don Casperson

Don Casperson
Member

Brian D'Andrea

Brian D’Andrea
Member

Dennis Gill
Member

Troy Hughes

Troy Hughes
Member

Martha Katko
Member

David Lyons
Vice President

Jenny McCumber

Jenny McCumber
Executive Director

Victoria Nisoli
Student Member

Debbie Smith
Member

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.