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
Vice President

Louise O'Brien

Louise O’Brien
Treasurer

Morrie Pongratz

Morrie Pongratz
Secretary

Kurt Steinhaus

Kurt Steinhaus
LAPS Superintendent

Laura Loy

Laura Loy
Executive Director (non-voting)


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
Member

Jenny McCumber

Jenny McCumber
LAPS School Board Representative

Melanie McKinley
Member

Maddie Ovaska
Student Member

Isaac Ronning
Student Member

Rita Sanchez

Rita Sanchez
Member

Debbie Smith
Member

David Woodruff

David Woodruff
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 Smith’s Marketplace conference room, located at 751 Trinity Drive, Los Alamos. Please contact Executive Director Laura Loy if you would like to attend a Board meeting.

 

Learn more about our staff here.