Who We Are
Founding Director, Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching
Mrs. Margit Sperling Cotsen
President and CEO, Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching; President and CEO, Cotsen Foundation for Academic Research; Chancellor Emeritus, California State University; President and CEO, J. Paul Getty Trust (Ret.)
Dr. Barry Munitz
Founder, California State University Institute for Education Reform; Former California State Secretary of Education; Former California State Senator, Chair Education Committee
Mr. Gary K. Hart
Former President, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens; Former President, Reed College
Dr. Steven Koblik
Principal, Flower Hill Primary School of Huntington Public Schools in New York
Ms. Lucia Laguarda
Former President, California Institute of the Arts
Dr. Steven Lavine
Senior Managing Director of Balmoral Funds
Mr. Jonathan Victor
Founder and retired President & CEO, Los Angeles Education Partnership
Mrs. Peggy Funkhouser (Director Emerita)
Founding Director and Board Chair
Margit Sperling Cotsen
President and Chief Executive Officer
Barry Munitz
Chief Financial Officer
Kamyab Hashemi-Nejad
Chief Administrative Officer and Board Secretary
Jolie Godoy
Executive Director
Jerry Harris
Senior Program Officer
Angela Bae
Senior Program Officer
Cindy Bak
Senior Program Officer
Lyndon Catayong
Executive Assistant to the Executive Director
Vivian Galanti
Program Officer
Dianne Glinos
Associate Director
Julie Graham
Senior Program Officer
Alicia Jackson
Accounting Manager
Kaycee Laroza
Senior Accountant
Steve Luna
Senior Program Officer
Jodi Manby
Administrator/ Executive Assistant to the CFO
Holly Pfeiffer
Administrative Assistant
Dylan Reyes
Data, Grants, and Budget Manager
Tyler Sanders