President – Jane Maxson
Jane Maxson was born in the United Kingdom and moved to the United States in 1992. Jane and her family relocated to Mission Viejo from the Seattle area in 2005 and her two children are students at Capistrano Valley High School. Jane has been actively involved in volunteering in CUSD schools for the past nine years. She has held several positions on the Executive PTA boards of Castille Elementary and Newhart Middle school and has served as PTA president at both schools. Jane received a B.A. in French and German Language and Literature from Oxford Brookes University in the UK. Previously she worked in the travel industry in human resources for Carlson Group and in government and industry affairs for British Airways.
Treasurer- Carolyn Hwang
Carolyn has lived in Mission Viejo since 2000. Two of her children graduated from Capo Valley High School and her third child will be a freshman at Capo Valley in the fall of 2012. She has served on the executive boards of Reilly Foundation, Reilly PTA, Newhart PTA, Capo Valley PTSA, and CVHS Foundation in various capacities, including Executive Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary. In addition Carolyn was a founding member of the Executive Board of the CVHS Girls Volleyball Boosters, Inc. She has a B.S. in Accounting from Western New England University and an MBA from the University of Connecticut, and formerly worked as a CPA as well as Director of Group Pensions for a large financial services company.
Secretary – Hallie Hannah
Hallie Hannah has been a Mission Viejo resident since 1996. She has three children and has always been actively involved in volunteering at school from Castille Elementary, to Newhart Middle School and now Capistrabo Valley High School. Hallie has held numerous PTA positions, is the Secretary of the CVHS Foundation, President of the Football Booster Association and active in her church as well. Hallie and her husband Mitch are attorneys in the local area, with a practice emphasis in general business litigation.
MEMBERS AT LARGE
Sheila and her husband Oz, Mission Viejo residents since 1998, have raised their two children in the Capistrano Unified School District. She has been actively volunteering in their schools since 2005, and was a tutor and reading intervention specialist for 7 years at Kinoshita Elementary in San Juan Capistrano. She has held board positions in PTA, as well as chaired and co-chaired several programs including Teacher Appreciation Week, Book Fairs, Jog-a-Thons and activities for Capo Lacrosse. She has a son studying Electrical & Computer Engineering at UCSD, and a daughter at CVHS who is an active member of the Theatre Arts program.
Dave and his wife, Chris, have lived in Mission Viejo since 2000. They have two children. Their son is a Senior at Capistrano Valley High School and their daughter is in 8th Grade at Fred Newhart Middle School. Dave has been actively volunteering in CUSD schools for over ten years. Dave has held numerous Executive Board positions for the PTA and served as PTA President for Carl Hankey K-8 School. Dave was also a founding officer of CHIEF (the Carl Hankey International Education Foundation). This year, in addition to his role on the CVHS Foundation, Dave is also a Site Council member and the PTA Parliamentarian for Newhart Middle School. Dave also serves as President of the Church Council at Mount of Olives Church in Mission Viejo. Dave received his undergraduate degree in International Relations from UC Davis and his MBA from Pepperdine. He has worked in various project management, marketing and business planning roles for the Defense Department, Rockwell, Boeing and the Disneyland Resort.
Montse Gray was born in Spain and grew up in Venezuela. She graduated from the Simon Bolivar University in Caracas with a Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering, and has an MBA from the University Metropolitana. She worked in oil Industry and in Honeywell – Venezuela, for several years before moving to the USA in 1993. Montse has been an active volunteer parent in all her children’s schools: Crown Valley Elementary, Western Academy of Beijing, Aliso Viejo MS and CAPO. She has served in different leadership roles from Coordinating Book Fairs and Meet the Master Programs to PTSA President and Vice President. Montse has lived in different countries, and loves to learn about other cultures and other languages. She lived in Spain and Venezuela, during her youth and then in the USA and Beijing, China for a few years. Currently she is working as a Bilingual Community Service Liaison at Aliso Niguel HS, where her skills to navigate different cultures and help parents with English Learner Students are much needed. She is been always and advocate for good quality public education, that can give equal opportunities to all children.
Vicki Therrien was raised in Laguna Niguel and is a former CUSD student. Vicki and her family currently live in Mission Viejo. Vicki has been actively involved in volunteering through CUSD for the past 10 years. She has one son that is currently a freshman and involved in many sport at CVHS.
Vicki has held numerous Executive Board and Chair Positions for PTA and served as PTA President at Reilly Elementary, PTA and School Site Council for Newhart Middle School, along with several Executive Chair positions. Vicki is now volunteering her time at CVHS with Foundation and the Football Booster Association as Freshman Parent Rep. Vicki has continued to work closely with the City of Mission Viejo and the Police Department for the Red Ribbon and Blue Ribbon events.
Vicki attended Concordia University with a degree in Business and an emphasis in Healthcare. She has held the position as Practice Administrator for a Surgical-Medical Practice for over 23 years.