BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ryan Davis (President)

Ryan Davis grew up in Davis and had the good fortune to learn and play at DJUSD schools like WDE (now Chavez), WDI (now Willett), Patwin, Emerson, and DHS. After spending time in Oregon, the Bay Area, and Orange County, Ryan and his wife Nikola moved back to Davis in 2015. Their two kids now attend Patwin where Nikola also teaches Fifth Grade. Since returning to Davis, Ryan has spent his volunteer time as a member of the city's Human Relations Commission, a panelist for the county's Neighborhood Court program, on Patwin's Site Council, and as a DSF board member. When not spending time with his family or volunteering in his community, Ryan works as a Supervising Deputy State Public Defender, zealously representing his clients in their criminal appeals before the California Supreme Court.


 

Kelly Heung (Vice President)


Kelly Heung has lived in Davis with her husband Brendan since 2001 but first attended UC Davis to pursue her undergraduate and graduate degrees many years prior. Their two daughters attend Harper JH and Marguerite Montgomery Elementary. Since her early days at DPNS (Davis Parent Nursery School), Kelly has been an active volunteer with the Davis Joint Unified School District, serving on several committees including the DJUSD Strategic Planning Committee, Superintendent Parent Advisory Committee, and Davis Parent University. At MME, Kelly has served as Site Council President and held multiple PTA positions. She is currently the Harper Site Council President. Outside of her school involvement, Kelly is the Program Manager for the Northern California Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) clinical training program at the UC Davis MIND Institute.

Matthew Wehner (Treasurer)
 

Matthew Wehner, CPA is the founder of Wehner Accounting & Tax, Inc. an accounting firm in Davis.  Matthew has been in public accounting since 2001. Matthew has been active in the Davis community for many years serving on many nonprofit boards & being active with the Kiwanis Club of Davis. Matthew and his wife Oriana have three kids in the Davis public school system.

 

 

 

 

Jean Kridl (Financial Secretary)

 

Jean and her husband have lived in Davis for over 35 years including their years in graduate school.  They raised two children here who attended the Davis public schools (Willett Elementary, Emerson Junior High and Davis High). Jean is a retired Senior Scientist and Program Manager from the agricultural technology industry, and she believes strongly in public education, especially in the sciences. Jean has been volunteering for the schools formerly as treasurers for the Willett PTA, the Davis Schools Orchestral Music Association (DSOMA), the schools parcel tax Measure H and for several school board members election committees. Jean currently serve as Financial Secretary for the Davis Schools Foundation.

Elizabeth Campi (Secretary)

With two kids who have taken very different paths through school, Elizabeth has been a part of 5 different DJUSD campuses (so far). Elizabeth spent her early professional life fundraising in social services, public broadcasting and higher education organizations. For the last 14 years, she has worked for Blackbaud, Inc., a global software provider serving the social good community. 

Over the years, Elizabeth has volunteered on non-profit boards, as a community mediator and as a coach of middle-school robotics, soccer and lacrosse teams. Drawn to the work of DSF for its role in crossing the lines of individual school campuses and ensuring all Davis students are afforded equitable opportunities, Elizabeth joined the board in 2016.

 

Leslie Blevins

Leslie Blevins and her husband Travis have lived in Davis since 2002.  They have two children Garrett age 17 and Addison age 12. Leslie has been a local Realtor at Coldwell Banker since moving to Davis.  Leslie has been involved with the Davis community in many ways. She was PTA president at Patwin Elementary School for 3 years. Organized one of the schools biggest fundraisers the Patwin Walkathon for 4 years.  She has helped coach her kids soccer teams for AYSO. For many years she was a coach for the Running For Women program at Fleet Feet. She is currently serving as a member of Patwin’s Site Council and board member of Davis Schools Foundation to help make a bigger impact on the Davis school community.

 

Evan Jacobs


Evan got his start in the water industry in 2003 when he began consulting for American Water on local public policy issues.  He currently works as the Director of Regulatory Policy for California American Water. He met his wife Anne when they attended Trinity College in Hartford, CT and they now live in Davis, CA with their two daughters, three fish and one dog.  The Jacobs can be found shopping at the Davis Farmers Market, reading at Mary L. Stephens Library and walking along Putah Creek.

 

 

 

Dave Miller

 

 

David Miller and his wife Eileen Keane met as undergrads at UCD and have lived in Davis for almost all  their married life. He is a financial consultant and she is a public elementary teacher in Davis. Their three daughters are proud products of the Davis public school system and all went on to graduate degrees (two from UC Davis).  With them Dave has been involved with pre-school education and youth and school sports programs for decades. He has participated in both of the school district’s recent Strategic Planning Programs. For the past five years he has been on the board of the Davis Schools Foundation. Dave is proud to say his grandmother, mother, wife, and one daughter were/are accomplished public school teachers.


Karen Sulenta

Davis Schools Foundation 
P.O. Box 1154, Davis, CA 95617
A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit  |  Tax ID 20-1639231 

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