Individual Supporters

2015-2016 Campaign for Academic Excellence 

Torrance Education Foundation is proud to acknowledge and recognize the donors who make our important work possible by giving generously to ensure that academic excellence, intellectual engagement and creative opportunity are available both in and beyond the classrooms for all students of every age in TUSD. We thank you!

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* Torrance Education Foundation board member

Superintendent’s Circle – $1000 or more

Jeanne* and Kevin* O’Brien
Terry* and Patrick Furey
Susan Swinburne and Chuck Duquette

Principal’s Circle – $500 – $999

Linda and Gene Barnett
Burton E. Belzer
Patti Dickson and Peter Burgis
Claire and Joel Greenwald
Crystal and Roderick MacDonell
Camilla* and Gary Seferian
Bill Starritt
Steven Voorhees

Teacher’s Circle – $250 – $499

Diana, Rosa and Jose Canizalez
Carroll Property Inspections
Ann and Victor Cooper
Karen and Kevin Imoto
Kyung E. Lee
Carol and Tim LaRue
Jean and Don Lee*
Marc-Mitchell Miyashiro
S.E. Perry
Kathleen and John Peterson
Gail and Ray Roulette
Robert L. Thune
Shinsuke Todoroki
Rosalie and John Wider

Champion of Education – $100 – $249

Frank Adams
Andrea and Peter Ballas
Donna Belitz *
Tera and Scott Black
Carolyn Jarynowski and Tom Brewer*
Trudy Brown
Annette Lee Chai
Millie Cheatham
Jennifer Liu and Kevin Chen
Jennifer Ching Liu and Alex Chen
Mr. and Mrs. James Childers
Robin Comer*
Dana Cortez* and Leonardo Barragan
Clark Custer
Felipe Davila
Cristina H. Del Rosario
Martha* and Barry Deutsch
Mark Enfield
Amy Fields
Darlene and Paul Foley
Monica* and Derf Fredericks
Suzanne and Jon French
Marcia and Carl Gehrt
Sue Gibson * and D. Blair Gibson
Mary Giordano and Jim Specht
Sharon and James Givens
The Sallie S. Grippo Family
Mary Hoffman* and Bob Habel
James Hallman
Dee * and Lowell Hardison
Abigail Harris
Karen Greenberg and David Heneler
Jill Braden and Robert Horwich
Kha K. and Van T. Huynh
Susan Niemeyer and Jay Hwang
Diana and Eric Inouye
Shivaprakash Kallasarpe
Richard Katz
Rosa Chen and E. Don Kim
Kyung Jin
Leilani Kimmel-Dagostino
Lori Koh*
Szu Cherng Kuo
Teri and Gary Kuwahara
Tokunbo and Bose Labisi
Eun Sook and Dae J. Lee
Celia Lerner
Jan and Don Leyman
Jim Lloyd
Milton Louie
The Mabery*  Family
Elio and Terry Maglietto
Darby and Tim Magnus
Ari Majamaki
Onorio Marsella
Gloria Mason
Catherine McFarlane
Chris and Paul McRae
The Megerdichian* Family
Gloria and David Mikelson
Eric Mikkelson
Marilyn and Frank Miles
Betty M. Moye
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Nakakura
Lisa Naslund
Martha and David Needelman
Dorothy Newkirt
Hiep Guang Nguyen
Wende and Rolando Nichols
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Nishi
Old Torrance Neighborhood Association
Leslie Olson-Collins
Ann and Fred Peitzman
Susan Pham
Bindu Pillai
Marianne Rotstein
Amanda R. Salinas
Koichi Sato
The Simon Family
Edward Slizewski
Carolyn Snyder
Julie Matinovich Soderberg
Flo and Frank Stapleton
Sabrina Steele
Deana Straus
Noelle and Jeff Stubbs
Terri and Brian Sunshine*
Yoshiko and Gregory Tamura
Steven Thompson
Mr. and Mrs. J. Scott Tiedemann
Jennifer and Arnold Turchen
Eleanor Wang
Rebecca and Joseph Ward
Siman Wei
Lorie and Chris Whorley
Nichelle and John Wileman
Isabella Wu
Randy Yniquez
Lan and Ted Yokota*

Supporter – other generous gifts

Alan Adachi
Judith Alexander
Villy and Steven Angelico
Aimee Stanfield Arreygue and Julio Arreygue
Heidi and Dan Ashcraft
Leslie and Irv Balin
Anne Basen
The Basilio Family
Sheila D. Baugh
Yvonne and John Beck
Ann and Tim Bohan
Stephanie Bragg-Meseraull
Tuyen Bui
Brian Campbell
Lilian Campos
Naomi Castro
The Chacon Family
Tricia Chiba
Priscila and Jess Chicas
Theresa Choate
Martha Corzomorales
Laurie Craig
Carlos Delgado
Christina Delgado
Hilary and John Denman
Lindsey and Michael Dewart
Deanna and Brian Diederich
Joan Diwa
Kim and Sang Duong
Mahaboob  Kahn Durrani
Jackie Ecklund
Debra and Don Edmonds
Juliana Tan Siu Eng
Robert Espinoza
Christy Evans
Nagi Farge
Denise Fiedler
Hideki and Bexsi Fujiwara
Yuki and Akira Fukuhara
Raja Ganapathy
Nancy and James Gray
Padam Gurung
Carol and Kenneth Hamamura
Jean Harder
Betty and George Hayakawa
Koji Hayashi
The Higgins Family
Hatsuko Mary Higuchi
Nicole and Guillermo Ibarra
Stephanie and Kevin Ishioka
Maria and Argyrios Karimalis
The Kawata Family
Marsha and John Kelly
Michelle and Takashi Kikuchi
Chuck Kim
Jenifer King and Kiera Kary
Shirley and Andre Klaser
Lucinda and Pierre Klein
Joann and Craig Kozawa
Lynda L. Kraemer
Richard Krason
Joelean and Jeffrey Lambrecht
Zuanduyen Thi Le
Keith G. Lee
Sung Won Lee
Lynn Leff
Patricia Lewis
Jing Li
Sun Lim
Dorothy E. Marks
Patricia and Alex Masai
Kim and Mark Matson
Daniel Matsuda
The McGroarty Family
H.B. McIntyre
Gloria and Jim Miller
Judy and Ken Miller
Mary Beth Minturn
Kathy and Kirk Miya
Angel C. Morales
Bashir Muhagir
Nancy and Mark Munekata
Traci and Mark Muramoto
Alicia Nguyen
Chris Nguyen
Carin and Ken Nishihara
Yoko and Steve Okamoto
Maria E. Olaechea
Jane and Wendell Oyama
Ian Park
Lourdes Pineda
Andrijana Politeo and Dani Cube
Elaine and Dennis Quinn
Vijay Viking Rajendran
Maura and Mark Rampolla
Caryn Ratcliff
Barry Raygan
Jeffrey Roberts
Rosio Flores Rodriguez
Duke Rodriguez
Elizabeth and Adam Roessler
Alice and Robert Ronne
Donna and Glenn Sanada
Meredith Caliman and Daniel Sanchez
Deena and Jorge Sandoval
Jennifer and Jeffery Seiler
Lucy and Dean Sheardown
Kazuko Shikema
Mildred Shimizu
Dawn and Spencer Shimizu
Mari and Stanley Shirai
Adam Silverman
Yumiko Simon
Deborah and Ken Slater
Rahamatu Aryeetey
Dave S. Soriano
Diane and Ron Spellman
Karen and Alfred Stahl
Heidi Neu Stephens
Joyce and Jared Stout
Javier Suguimizu
Cheryl and Mas Tachiyama
Alvin Tamanaha
Cathie Tani
Georgia Thompson
Emily London and Jon Tokeshi
May and George Toya
Ventsi Tsakov
John Vu
Cheryl Whitney
Julie Williams
Grace Shiori Yamano
Terry Yokota
Chisako Yokoyama

List current as of January 18, 2016. Torrance Education Foundation makes every effort to ensure accuracy. Please contact us at Admin@TorranceEducationFoundation.org, or (310) 972-6418 to request a correction.