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CuriOdyssey Board of Directors


Laurel Miranda, Community Volunteer

Vice Chair

Gisela A. Paulsen, General Manager, Precision Oncology at Exact Sciences


Lynne Esselstein, Vice President, Hillsborough City School District Board of Trustees


Juan Galá, President, Invoice to Income

Nominating Chair

Christina Diercks, Private Banker, Wells Fargo Bank


Anu Datta, Vice President, Human Resources, VMware
John Flygare, Senior Principal Scientist, Merck
Andrea Irvin
, Community Volunteer
Danielle Kling, Independent Advisor, Retired SVP GMM Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Julie Lee, Community Volunteer
Maria Teresa Lopez, Sr. Director Finance, US Commercial, Genentech
Kelly Markson, Community Volunteer
Connie Sevier, Community Volunteer

Honorary Campaign Co-Chairs

Linda Lanier

The Honorable Jackie Speier, U.S. House of Representatives, CA-14

Executive Director Emeritus

Rachel Meyer

Directors Emeritus

Thomas R. Brown
Robert Henderson
Linda Lanier, Honorary Campaign Co-Chair
Kathryn Ann “Kat” Taylor
, Chief Executive Officer, Beneficial State Bank
Polly Hoover Taylor

Executive Director

Aragon Burlingham


Advisory Council

Edith Eddy, former Executive Director, Compton Foundation
Karen Edwards, Co-founder, Common Sense Media
Dave Holland, retired Assistant San Mateo County Manager
Marilyn Loushin-Miller, retired Teacher, Principal and Superintendent with the Hillsborough School District
Dr. Vera Michalchik, Senior Associate Director for Learning Sciences and Technology, Stanford University
Peter Steinhart, Science and Nature Writer

Volunteer Representative

Don Walton

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1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401

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CuriOdyssey is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Tax ID 94-1262434

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