The Board's committees (governance, finance, development, facilities, education) provide regular reports and updates to the broader Board. All committees except governance are made up of both Board members and non-Board members.

2018-19 Board Committees

List of 6 items.

  • Executive Committee

    2018–19 Executive Committee Members
    Maajed Abahusayn, Education Committee Chair
    George Cheng, Development Committee Chair
    Brian Cullen, Board Chair
    Eric Little, Vice Chair
    Jason Lopez, Head of School
    Mark Perlmutter, Facilities Committee Chair
    Elena Zaretsky, Finance Committee Chair
  • Governance Committee

    The Governance Committee is composed of a Committee Chair and other appointed Trustees. Governance Committee members work with the Board Chair to advise and aid in Board management. The responsibility of the committee is to: review the School’s by-laws and committee charters; oversee the process of Trustee nomination, selection and development; and, evaluate the Board. The Governance Committee conducts an annual evaluation of the Head of School.

    201819 Governance Committee Members:
    Eric Little, Chair

    Darin Anderson
    Brian Cullen
    Diem Dang
  • Development Committee

    The Development Committee is composed of a Committee Chair, the Head of School, the Director of Advancement, and other Board and non-Board members. The committee is responsible for helping to build community connections in the support of the development of sustainable, long term and appropriate financial resources to further the school’s mission. This includes oversight of fundraising and other community outreach programs.

    2018-19 Development Committee Members:
    George Cheng, Chair
    Jason Lopez, Head of School

    Jen DeGrave, Director of Advancement
    Andrea and Scott Olson, Annual Fund Chairs
    Leila Cesario and Roxana Davidoff, Spring Benefit Chairs
    Wendy Herbert, Assoc Director of Advancement, Donor Relations
    Benjamin Jenkins, Assoc Director of Advancement, Events/ Alumni Relations

    Gwenn Abrams
    Sam Esmailian
    Darin Glasser
    Aaron Gurewitz
    David Rhoads
    Allen Schreiber
    Atoshi Shorey
  • Education Committee

    The Education Committee is composed of a Committee Chair, the Head of School, and appointed Board and non-Board members. It assists the Board with its oversight function with respect to the School’s education program and student experience. The Committee considers various matters associated with the School’s educational mission, as well as the School’s co-curricular programs (e.g., athletics, clubs, arts and community service).

    2018–19 Education Committee Members:
    Maajed Abahusayn, Chair
    Jason Lopez, Head of School

    Matt Englar-Carlson
    Christine Cheng
    Diem-Trang Dang
    Matt Parlow
    Patty Seyburn
    Christina Welford

  • Facilities Committee

    The Facilities Committee is composed of a Committee Chair, the Head of School, the Maintenance Supervisor, and other Board and non-Board members. The Facilities Committee is responsible for overseeing the long term maintenance and development of the school plant and facilities, including recommendations for budgeting and safety and security issues.

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    2018–19 Facilities Committee Members:
    Mark Perlmutter, Chair
    Jason Lopez, Head of School
    Rene Cogan, Chief Financial Officer
    Nyly Sy, Director of Technology
    Bruce Duncan, Maintenance Supervisor
    Laurie Hammond, Registrar

    Seung Baik
    Maureen Barnes
    David Bonaparte
    Wendy Bush
    Jeanine Chen
    Ragan Giebels
    Samantha Prohaska
    Matt Watson
  • Finance Committee

    The Finance Committee is composed of a Committee Chair, the Head of School, the School’s Chief Financial Officer, and appointed Board and non-Board members. It is responsible for ensuring the sound financial management of the school; developing and recommending the budget for the upcoming fiscal year, managing investment selection and performance of the school’s endowment, and long term financial planning. Additionally, the Finance Committee oversees the school’s audit by an independent auditor.

    2018–19 Finance Committee Members:
    Elena Zaretsky, Chair
    Jason Lopez, Head of School
    Rene Cogan, Chief Financial Officer

    Reynolds Bish
    Terry Burnham
    Erik Choy
    Grace Hinman
    Michael Laven
    Susan Perkins
    Derrek Ransford
    Peter Spasov
    Josh Thimons
The Pegasus School is a coed, non-profit, nonsectarian day school in Huntington Beach, California, that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. A Pegasus education equips bright, motivated students to achieve future academic success and make a positive impact on society.