Meet Our Educational Leadership and Management Team

Katherine Wilcox

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


Katherine’s career includes more than 25 years of experience in senior management positions for both privately-held and public,…

Bethany Orozco

STATEWIDE RECRUITMENT & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

After volunteering as a university student in the Minneapolis Public Schools, Bethany was compelled to…

Angel Beamer

STATEWIDE PROGRAM DIRECTOR


Angel joined EnCorps in March 2016 to support a scaling strategy across Southern California. She brings…

Kathleen Kostrzewa

DIRECTOR, SPECIAL PROJECTS


Kathleen is an experienced leader with 40 years of leading global teams focused on implementing Business/IT transformational projects.

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Sue Pitts

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR

Sue joined EnCorps in August 2019 to support recruitment efforts in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento.…

Tanja Schroeder

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR

Tanja has a history of working in an international setting with youth coordinating language programs. Most recently, Tanja…

Charles Dodson

SAN DIEGO PROGRAM COORDINATOR


Like many EnCorps Fellows, Charles aspired to a career in education early on. As is so often the…

Theresa Jaranilla

LOS ANGELES PROGRAM COORDINATOR


Theresa has more than ten years of experience teaching English in high schools in the Los Angeles area.…

Jen Loscotoff

SACRAMENTO PROGRAM COORDINATOR


With over 11 years of teaching experience, Jen brings an understanding of the unique challenges and priceless rewards…

Steve Nevil

CONTROLLER


Steve has more than 25 years experience in accounting, bookkeeping, office management and IT services. He has worked with…

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Meet Our Board of Directors

Leaders in Educational Equity​

Sherry Lansing

Founder, EnCorps STEM Teachers Program
Founder and CEO, Sherry Lansing Foundation; Director, American Association for Cancer Research, The Carter Center,…

Barry Munitz, Ph.D.

Chancellor Emeritus, California State University; President and Chief Executive Officer, J. Paul Getty Trust (Ret.); President, Cotsen Foundation for the…

Joan Bissell, Ed.D.

California State University, Office of the Chancellor; Director, Teacher Education and Public School Programs; Outstanding STEM Woman Leader Awardee, California…

Marc Freedman

Founder and CEO, Encore.org
Member of Wall Street Journal’s Experts panel; 2015 Legend in Mentoring (Mentoring.org); 2015 Influencer in Aging…

Julie Paluch, J.D.

Principal, Paluch Law, P.C.; Former Senior Counsel, GeneralCounselWest, P.C.; Former In-house Counsel, Amgen; Former Legal Analyst, Bloomberg

Ted Mitchell, Ph.D. (Emeritus)

Former United States Under Secretary of Education; Former President and CEO, NewSchoolsVenture Fund; Former Vice Chancellor and Dean, University of…

EnCorps’ 2018-2020 Advisory Councils
EnCorps is grateful for the time, talent and expertise shared by its dedicated Advisory Council Members.