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Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee

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Member Bios

The Measure EE Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) consists of 7-11 members that were appointed by the Wiseburn Unified School District Board of Trustees and serve a two-year, renewable term without compensation. The CBOC meets quarterly.

P Jimenez

PAUL JIMENEZ, Ed.D.  ·  CBOC CHAIR

Dr. Paul Jimenez serves as a member of the counseling faculty at Santa Monica College, working within the Adelante and Black Collegians Programs. Additionally, he is the founder and leader of the Men of Color Action Network. Dr. Jimenez attended UCLA, where he earned a B.A. degree in Chicana/o Studies and History. He holds an M.A. degree in Counseling from LMU and a doctorate in Educational Leadership from USC. After holding the positions of counselor and dean at Environmental Charter High School, Professor Jimenez returned to LMU to develop the university's Transfer Services Department. He took on a full-time position with SMC in 2017, after serving as a full-time professor in LMU's Graduate Counseling Program for several years. Paul has procured over a million dollars in resources for student support initiatives throughout his career. His research interests include the role of community college counselors as institutional agents and the intersectionality between male college students and masculinity. Professor Jimenez has authored three children's bilingual books, titled "The Adventures of El Cipote," and is an avid traveler who has visited over 40 countries. Dr. Paul Jimenez enjoys coaching baseball for the Wiseburn Little League and is a co-founder of Cabrillo's Noche de Familia. He lives with his wife, Nathalia, their sons, Pablo and Luca, and their dogs, Lucy Lou and Nala, in Hawthorne, CA.

J Houston

JENNIFER HOUSTON  ·  CBOC VICE CHAIR

Jennifer Houston is an entrepreneurial marketer with over two decades of experience. She is renowned for her expertise in brand building, business development, innovation, creativity, leadership, and integrated communication strategy. Her professional journey has spanned the globe; she has collaborated with some of the world's most renowned brands in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Additionally, she has the distinct achievement of founding and subsequently selling her own agency. What fuels her is a deep desire to break boundaries and push beyond the norm. Houston is constantly in pursuit of creative excellence and seeks to collaborate with smart, passionate individuals.

J Kagihara

JAMIE KAGIHARA  ·  CBOC SECRETARY

Dr. Jamie Kagihara is triple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, and Critical Care. She completed her Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Southern California where she pursued her interests in mycobacterial and interstitial lung disease. Dr. Kagihara was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and achieved her medical degree at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. She went on to complete her Internal Medicine residency at the University of Hawaii, Manoa where she was recognized as resident of the year. An American san-sei (third generation), Dr. Kagihara is conversant in Japanese. She prides herself on her bedside manner, attention to detail, and strives to care for patients as she would her family. Dr. Kagihara comes from a lineage of physicians. Her father is an internist, and her two younger sisters specialize in hematology, oncology, and gastroenterology. A mother to two boys, Dr. Kagihara and her husband enjoy traveling, frequenting Disneyland, and visiting the Aquarium of the Pacific.

J Myers

JENNIFER MYERS  ·  CBOC MEMBER

Jennifer Myers brings a solid mix of public and private sector experience to the Bond Measure Citizens’ Oversight Committee. Ms. Myers holds a Master's Degree in Business and Management and a Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago, and possesses deep experience with legal and financial due diligence and review. As a former lawyer and business consultant, Ms. Myers has gained experience reviewing financial plans and budgets, conducting legal and financial audits, and guiding entrepreneurs and nonprofits through the creation of financial and marketing plans, ensuring they meet expectations and stay within budget. More recently, Ms. Myers’ career has been dedicated to improving educational opportunities and promoting literacy. Additionally, she serves as a representative on the Hollyglen Elementary School Council.

R Kehl

RUSSELL KEHL  ·  CBOC MEMBER

Russell Kehl is a resident of the Wiseburn Unified School District, with three children who all attended school in the district. He is continually active in the community, volunteering his time on bond oversight committees, with the Wiseburn Education Foundation, and coaching youth sports. Russell attended New Mexico State University and the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Civil Engineering, respectively. After completing his college education, he moved to California and obtained a professional engineering license in civil engineering; he is also a licensed structural engineer. As co-owner and president of a consulting structural engineering firm, Russell has a thorough understanding of the architecture, engineering, and construction industry, in which he has worked for over 20 years.

D Ory

DANIEL ORY  ·  CBOC MEMBER

Daniel Ory brings a broad range of IT experience to the  Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee. At DCMA, one of Mr. Ory's projects was the installation of their T1 network throughout the Western United States. He also supported major corporate applications, servers, UNIX administration, MS email administration, and the installation/support of PCs and applications. After DCMA, Daniel worked part-time at Dana Middle School, responsible for maintaining the Dana website, Chromebooks, student network access, and classroom support. Daniel received his BS in Computer Science and his Master's in Public Administration at CSU Dominguez Hills. He received his Engineering Degree, a Master's in Computer Software Engineering from CSU Fullerton in 2013. Daniel lives in Hollyglen and referees AYSO soccer for El Segundo and Hawthorne.

A Tittle

ANNE TITTLE  ·  CBOC MEMBER

Anne Tittle brings multiple perspectives to the Measure EE Citizen’s Bond Oversight Committee, as a Wiseburn resident for over 20 years, and as an educator who has worked in schools for 25 years. Anne started her career as a general education teacher in a neighboring school district, and obtained a clinical Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathologist in 2012. Anne has worked for the Los Angeles County Office of Education, which has given her the opportunity to visit many school sites and work with different teams throughout the county. She is currently employed by the California Department of Education as a Speech Language Pathologist at the Diagnostic Center, Southern California. In addition to her teaching credential and Master’s Degree, Anne earned her B.A. at the University of California at Berkeley. Anne has served on the PTA Boards at Cabrillo, 138th Street School, and Dana Middle School, and she has served on the Wiseburn Education Foundation (WEF) Board of Directors for six years, including three years as WEF’s President. Anne and her husband, Brett, a Northrop Grumman Engineer and retired Navy Captain, have enjoyed raising their twin sons in the Wiseburn Schools, from preschool to being in the Da Vinci Science High School class of 2024. Anne is excited to serve the Wiseburn Community as a member of the Measure EE Bond Oversight Committee.

E Urenda

EDDIE URENDA  ·  CBOC MEMBER

With over 20 years of experience in software test automation and quality assurance, Eddie Urenda has held global roles in automation: from managing carrier-grade internet services for a major university (UCLA) to leading application management, performance, and technology productization practices for a global consulting organization. A leader with proven expertise with Fortune 500 customers in professional services, healthcare, and insurance, Eddie has helped steer organizations towards greater automation and autonomy via technology in their pursuit of digital assurance. Currently, he leads overlay sales for North America for his consulting firm. In his spare time, Eddie has been deeply involved in various efforts in his local neighborhood of Wiseburn, an unincorporated community in Los Angeles County since 2008. He has participated in and contributed to community building and growth by helping in the unification of the local school district, assisting in the incorporation of orphan blocks in the community with LACOE, working with LA County partners for Wiseburn Watch and the Santa Parade, as well as acting as a coach, referee, and mentor for local AYSO and Little League organizations.

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KATHY GORE  ·  CBOC MEMBER

Kathy Gore is a 25+ year Hollyglen resident, with three children who attend WUSD schools. She has been an engaged member of the school community, serving in elected positions on PTA and Student Site Council. Kathy has been the owner, manager and head coach of South Bay Swim Team since 2000, with a record as the "winning-est" team within the former SCAA and now SCSL Swim Leagues in Southern California. Kathy is a long-time local business owner. In Kathy’s previous business experience in marketing and project management, she worked for and with Fortune 500 Companies, manager for Adobe System/Aldus Corporation, as an executive with Accenture, a world-renown Consulting Firm, as well as a niche family-run business. Kathy has also served in Board positions for the Southern California Aquatic Association, the Hawthorne Parks and Recreation Foundation and Alpha Chi Omega, all 501c3 Non-Profit Corporations. Kathy is a proud 'Native Californian' who grew up in the South Bay area. Kathy and her husband, Bill, enjoy raising their children in the Wiseburn community, not only with the schools, but also with local sports teams and community youth organizations.

B Lockwood

BRIAN LOCKWOOD  ·  CBOC MEMBER

Brian Lockwood has been a resident of the Wiseburn neighborhood since 2015, having spent his whole life in the South Bay area. A 2011 CSU Fullerton alumnus, he earned his degree in Kinesiology. Brian joined Belkin International in 2018, a company with its global headquarters at 555 Aviation Blvd., El Segundo. Beyond his professional role, he actively contributes to the community as a voting member of the Wiseburn Little League board, fulfilling various roles that contribute to the league's operation and community growth. His involvement extends to his children's education, as both attend Wiseburn Unified School District schools: Hollyglen and Aviation Elementary.

J Moulton

JASON MOULTON  ·  CBOC MEMBER

Jason Moulton was born and raised in the Wiseburn Community. He serves on the Measure EE Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee  as a 'parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the district.' Jason has three children who are currently enrolled in Wiseburn Unified School District schools, and his wife works as an Office Manager within the district. As an active community member, Jason brings 23 years of law enforcement experience to his role. He currently supervises a patrol unit with the Hawthorne Police Department and has always placed extra emphasis on the area of school safety.

Meetings

The Measure EE Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee meets quarterly. The CBOC held their first meeting on June 1, 2023. Meetings are held at 6 pm at the Wiseburn Unified School District Board Room and are open to the Public. For more information, please contact Noemi Avila-Zamudio, Bond Program Manager, at noemi@nazconsultinginc.com.

NEXT MEETING
Date/Time: Monday, June 10, 2024 at 6 pm
Location: District Office Board Room
201 N. Douglas Street
El Segundo, CA  90245
Meeting Agenda / Minutes / Presentations
June 1, 2023 Agenda
Meeting Minutes
Brown Act Basics
Bond Program Update #1
September 21, 2023 Agenda
Meeting Minutes
Bond Program Update #2
December 7, 2023 Agenda
Meeting Minutes
Measure EE and Measure CL Update
Bond Program Update #3
March 7, 2024 Agenda
Bond Program Update #4