The Oceanside Promise is a community-wide partnership including representatives from business, government, nonprofits, education, faith-based community centers, and more. The partners have united to support a cradle to career agenda to prepare Oceanside's students for success in college, career, and life. Together, we are working to ensure Oceanside is a thriving community with a well-prepared pipeline of talent and actively engaged individuals and organizations. 

OUR BACKBONE STAFF

  • Nicole Magnuson, Executive Director
  • Kathryn Bussey, Community Impact Specialist 

THE LEADERSHIP TABLE

  • Scott Ashton (Co-Chair), President/CEO, Oceanside Chamber of Commerce
  • Duane Coleman (Co-Chair), Superintendent, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Katie Anderson, OUSD Graduate & Parent
  • Greg Anglea, Chief Executive Officer, Interfaith Community Services
  • Alethea Arguilez, Executive Director, First 5 San Diego County
  • Fred Armijo, Captain, Oceanside Police Department
  • David Bennett, Chief Marketing Officer, Tri-City Medical Center
  • Neville Billimoria, Chief of Marketing & Membership Officer, Mission Federal Credit Union
  • Dr. Joi Blake, President, Palomar College
  • Joaquin Castaneda, Senior Manager Government Relations, Genentech, Inc.
  • Leticia Chavarria, President, Civic Lights Project 
  • Dr. Sunny Cooke, Superintendent/President, MiraCosta College
  • Bobbi DePorter, President, Quantum Learning Network
  • Jodi Diamond, Chief Executive Officer, Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside 
  • Erin English, Director of 21st Century Learning, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Jimmy Figueroa, Oceanside Graduate
  • Robert "Camo" Gleisberg, Board of Education President, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Vicki Gravlin, Senior Director of Academic Excellence & Innovation, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Andy Hall, Vice President & Chief Program Officer, San Diego Workforce Partnership
  • Steve Hillman, Senior Manager, FedEx
  • Julie Johnson, Director, GearUp
  • Michelle Skaggs-Lawrence, City Manager, City of Oceanside
  • Julie Lowen, Founder/President, Children's Paradise
  • Pat Lynch, Pastor, the Movement
  • Sandra McBrayer, Chief Executive Officer, Children's Initiative
  • Vu Nguyen, Board President, Oceanside Promise Foundation
  • Patricia Prado-Olmos, Vice President, Community Engagement, California State University, San Marcos 
  • Carey Riccitelli, Community Health Promotion Manager, San Diego County Health & Human Services Agency
  • Rick Robinson, Fire Chief, Oceanside Fire Department
  • Michelle Skaggs Lawrence, City Manager, City of Oceanside
  • Jennifer Skellett, President, Oceanside Teachers Association
  • Karin Spink, Corporate Vice President, Hydranautics
  • Nannette Stamm, Chief Health Promotion Officer, Vista Community Clinic
  • Don Stump, Executive Director, North County Lifeline
  • Lisa Turner, Executive Director, Palomar Family Counseling
  • Dan Wolfson, Executive Director, College and Career Readiness, San Diego County Office of Education 

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Vu Nguyen (President), Transformational Consulting
  • Amy Huertero (Secretary), Oceanside Unified School District
  • Dat Nguyen (Member at Large), Paradise Valley and Alvarado Hospitals
  • David Bennett, Chief Marketing Officer, Tri-City Medical Center
  • Willie Buchanon, Owner & Broker, Buchanon & Associates
  • Robbie Calderon-Hass, Founder, The Hass Team Realty
  • Peter Fagen, Partner, Fagen, Friedman & Fulfrost
  • Steve Farber, Founder, Extreme Leadership, Inc.
  • Thao Ha, Sociology Department Chair, Mira Costa Community College
  • Richard Orlando, Retired Teacher, Oceanside Unified School District

EARLY CHILDHOOD SUCCESS COLLABORATIVE ACTION NETWORK

  • Silvia Alcantar (Co-Chair), Program Manager III, Vista Community Clinic
  • Marie Town (Co-Chair), Principal Librarian for Youth Services, City of Oceanside Library
  • Carmel Zimny, Teacher, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Chanelle Calhoun, Pediatrician, North County Health Services
  • Christiane Wood, Assistant Professor of Literacy Education, Cal State University, San Marcos
  • Corinna Goodwin, Palmquist PTO President, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Edward Becerra, Founder, Education Begins in the Home
  • Erin English, Director of 21st Century Learning, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Fran O'Callaghan, Program Manager, Words Alive
  • Jena Kubiak, Coordinator of QPI, San Diego County Office of Education 
  • Linda Haar, Child Development Center Director, Mira Costa College Child Development
  • Lisa Turner, Programs Director, Palomar Family Counseling 
  • Lona Pickle, Compliance Director, Children's Paradise
  • Margery Pierce, Neighborhood Services Director, City of Oceanside
  • Nannette Stamm, Chief Health Promotion Officer, Vista Community Clinic
  • Nicol Martinez, Coordinator of English Learners & Migrant Education, Oceanside Unified School District 
  • Sarah Mostofi, Operations Director, The Children's Initiative 

COLLEGE AND CAREER READY COLLABORATIVE ACTION NETWORK

  • Al Tacone (Co-Chair), Dean of Career and Technical Education, Mira Costa College
  • Vicki Gravlin (Co-Chair), Senior Director of Academic Excellence & Innovation, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Amber Rizkalla, Director of Employment and Economic Development, Interfaith Community Services
  • Amy Kleman, Senior Librarian for Teen Services, City of Oceanside Library
  • Brian Butler, CTE District Advisor, San Diego County Office of Education
  • Cherie Gibson, Human Relations Specialist, FedEx
  • Diane Dieckmeyer, Vice President of Instruction, MiraCosta College
  • Doug Kriedeman, Principal of El Camino High School, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Eric Frandsen, Coordinator of Mathematics & Becthel Grant, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Erin English, Director of 21st Century Learning, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Hillary Adams, Director of Operations, Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside
  • Jack Kahn, Vice President of Instruction, Palomar College
  • James Greer, Associate, Transformational Consulting
  • Jesica Garcia, Program Manager, Vista Community Clinic 
  • Jessica Poumele, Principal of Clair Burgener Academy, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Julie Johnson, Director of GEAR UP, Mira Costa College
  • Kheng Waiche, Early Proficiency Programs Coordinator, Cal State University, San Marcos
  • Nannette Stamm, Chief Health Promotion Officer, Vista Community Clinic
  • Pat Stall, Director of School of Education, CalState University, San Marcos
  • Roma Ferriter, Community Engagement Manager, North County Health Services
  • Shayla Sivert, Dean of Languages and Literature, Palomar College
  • Theresa Collis, Principal of Oceanside High School, Oceanside Unified School District
  • Tina Callahan, Principal of Ocean Shores, Oceanside Unified School District

 

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