The EC is responsible for preparing policy recommendations for the Board that fall outside the oversight of other committees. The EC also is responsible for conducting the Executive Director’s annual evaluation and making sure all committees are active and completing assigned tasks including developing and maintaining Playbooks and or budgets. The EC is responsible for oversight of the strategic plan; annual budget(s); technology, operations and infrastructure planning; and suggesting or implementing revisions and changes to the by-laws, which shall be reviewed by the EC at least every three years. The EC is open to Board Members only and is chaired by the Chairman of the Board and consists of the Officers of the organization and the Chairs of the Standing Committees. Each Committee Chair will present to the Executive Committee updates on the committee’s activities, budget(s) and or P&L’s at the bi-monthly Executive Committee meetings. Each Committee chair will hold meetings in accordance to the needs of the committee (ie. monthly, bimonthly).

CHAIRMAN
Neil Cadman
Community Representative
VICE CHAIRMAN
Rupesh Bhakta
Community Representative
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Chris Powell
Community Representative
SECRETARY
Jayne Pimlott
Community Representative
BOARD DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Chris Sherrill
Community Representative
BUSINESS OUTREACH COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Richard Lundquist
Continental Development Corporation
FUNDRAISER CHAIRMAN
Barbara Briney
Community Representative
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Cindy Beckett
Community Representative

The AC is required by the Nonprofit Integrity Act and is responsible for reviewing the annual audit and addressing any issues raised. The CFO may not serve on this committee. The AC is open to Board Members and community volunteers and will report to the Chairman of the ESEF Board. The AC Chairman will not be a member of the Executive Committee.

AUDIT COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Rich Heisen
Citizens Business Bank
 COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Joyce Mann

The BDC is responsible for overseeing nominations to the Board, preparing the slate of Officers for the organization, preparing policy recommendations for the Board in all matter relating to Committee structures and responsibilities, Board Member expectations and criteria for service, Officer Succession planning, and Board Member Retention and Annual Skills Assessment. The BDC is also responsible for conducting the annual Board Personal Investment Campaign and an annual self-evaluation of the Board as a whole. The BDC is open to Board Members only. The Vice Chair will serve on this committee.

 

BOARD DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Chris Sherrill
 COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Cindy Beckett
 
   Neil Cadman
 
  Rich Heisen
 
   Jayne Pimlott
 
 

The BOC is responsible for formulating and developing outreach campaigns to Corporations and to identify opportunities for these corporations to donate to Ed! through a grant, general donation or sponsorship. The committee is also responsible for developing, implementing and the ongoing of management of an Endowment Campaign, including a turnkey program for community members to utilize. In addition, the committee is responsible for identifying and reaching out to potential large Community donors and to identify opportunities for them to donate to ESEF.  The CEO servse on this Committee. The BOC is open to Board Members and community volunteers with expertise in sales and marketing.

BUSINESS OUTREACH COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Richard Lundquist
Continental Development Corporation
 COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Rupesh Bhakta
 
   Marsha Hansen
 
  Sherry Kramer
 
   Brenda Newman
 
  Jayne Pimlott
 
   Kimmy Raley
 
   Ken Riesz
   
 
   Barbara Voss

The EFC is responsible for oversight of all policies, investment and allocation activities related to Ed!s endowment fund. Specific responsibilities include financial and accounting policy preparation, investment policy and strategy preparation and oversight of the endowment fund. The CFO will serve on this Committee. The EFC is open to Board Members and community volunteers with expertise in investments, finance, legal issues, and accounting.

 

ENDOWMENT INVESTMENT OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Chris Powell
 COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Duane Conover
 
  Rich Heisen 
 
  Joyce Mann
 
  Nancy Reiman

The FC is responsible for oversight of all Ed!-sponsored fundraisers and those fundraisers representing Ed!. The Committee will be responsible for the development of an annual fundraising slate and budget (Gala, Car Show, Moms’ Night Out, etc.) as well as the ongoing management of the budget and individual fundraising events profits and losses. The Committee will also evaluate and determine viability of proposed ad hoc fundraisers. The Committee will present to the Executive Committee the annual budget and proposed fundraiser slate for approval. The Director of Communications will serve on this Committee. The FC Committee is open to Board Members and community volunteers with expertise in event organization, management and execution.

 

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Barbara Briney
 COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Lily Craig
 Linda Johnson
Laura Kirkpatrick
Tammy Long 
 Shannon Magid
 Michelle Nieves
Chris Powell
 Michele Rogers
Chris Sherrill 
 SUBCOMMITTEE MEMBERS:
SKECHERS COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Gilda Dyckman
LADIES NIGHT OUT CHAIRMAN
Tammy Long
GUY’S NIGHT OUT CHAIRMAN
Chris Powell
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR
Michele Rogers

 

The OFC will serve in an advisory capacity to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Vice Chair of the organization. The CFO is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Ed!’s accounting and finance, including internal audits. Specific responsibilities include financial and accounting policy preparation; annual budget preparation, tracking, and development; and oversight of Ed!s Operating Reserves. The Vice Chair of the organization is responsible for oversight of an operations plan tied to the strategic plan, an information technology planning. The OFC is open to Board Members and community volunteers with finance and/or operations expertise and is chaired by the CFO or Vice Chair.

 

OPERATIONS AND FINANCE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Chris Powell
 COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
 Rich Heisen
Joyce Mann

The PDC is responsible for overseeing all of Ed!s programs and community leadership activities, such as the Superintendent’s Roundtable Community Appeal Campaign (Parents, Community & Alumni), Scholarship Raffle, and Summer Academy. Specific responsibilities include oversight and policy preparation on programmatic activities for the Board; vetting of new programs; outcomes measurement; and building and maintaining partnerships with El Segundo Unified School District personnel, parent organizations, and the community. The PDC is open to Board Members and community volunteers. The CEO will serve on this committee.

 

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Cindy Beckett
 COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
 SUBCOMMITTEE MEMBERS:
COMMUNITY GIVING
Open
 ANNUAL APPEAL – SR

Open
ANNUAL APPEAL ALUMNI
Linda Johnson
 COMMISSIONS FOR EDUCATION

Alex Abad

The Marketing and PR Committee is responsible for the development and execution of the Ed! annual marketing and PR campaign.   This includes the development of the: annual vision, tag line, theme, community appeal solicitation materials, business / corporate solicitation materials, marketing timeline and advertising plan and schedule. The CEO also serves on this committee.

 

MARKETING/PR COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Elizabeth Tobias 
 COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Rupesh Bhakta
 Lance Bustrom
Neil Cadman
 Lily Craig
David Froemke