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Board of Trustees

    • The Webb Schools Board of Trustees 2018-2019

      The Webb Schools Board of Trustees 2018-2019

About the Board of Trustees

List of 29 news stories.

  • Sanjay Dholakia '87, Chairman

    Sanjay Dholakia '87 has strong family ties to Webb. Both his brother, Sameer Dholakia '91, and his wife, Melissa Barnes-Dholakia '87, are also alumni. Sanjay has "a keen sensitivity for what education can do."
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  • R. Larry Ashton '70, Chairman, Raymond M. Alf Musuem of Paleontology

    An avid Peccary Man and great enthusiast of Ray Alf, Larry first met Ray when his summer peccary trip groups would shop at the Ashton store in Vernal, Utah. As chairman, there is never a moment when Larry is not promoting the Museum. He has shepherded the Alf Museum through national re-accreditation, major exhibit hall renovations, and capital campaigns. He is also a member of the Webb Board of Trustees.
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  • Blake Brown '68

    While a student at Webb, Brown traveled on summer Peccary trips, which he fondly remembers, and he holds dear the memories of the great teachers he enjoyed including Ray Alf and Larry McMillin.
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  • Michael Chang '92

    Michael Chang '92 lives in San Francisco with his family and is the CEO of YesVideo head-quartered in Santa Clara, CA. He became CEO and joined the board of YesVideo following the successful acquisition of Greystripe, the company he co-founded and grew into one of the world's largest mobile advertising networks. 
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  • Deval Dvivedi '00

    “I credit Webb with giving me a strong foundation. Webb helped me be successful in college, my career, and in my life. I am honored to serve on the board and look forward to beginning the work this spring,” Deval said.
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  • Jenna Gambaro '95

    Jenna Gambaro '95 is one of Vivian Webb's most committed and passionate alumnae. In 2010, she was elected to Webb's Board of Trustees. She has been a class agent every year since graduation and served as reunion chair for her five-, 10-, and 15-year reunions.
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  • Janel Henriksen Hastings '87

    Hastings joined Webb’s Alumni Council in 2006, and in 2009, became the first VWS alumna elected Alumni Council president. She is excited to begin her first term on the board of trustees. “The ability to work with such a talented, diverse, and engaged group of individuals, for whom Webb has meant so much in so many ways, is truly a gift,” she says.
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  • John Holliday '84

    Holliday P '15 lives in Upland with his family. He hopes to bring his experience with independent schools to the Webb board. “As a trustee,” he says, “I want to insure Webb has the resources and vision to continue its mission of graduating the next generation of morally courageous leaders.”
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  • Wendy Hornbuckle P '19

    Wendy Hornbuckle immigrated from Great Britain and is a 40-year resident of Las Vegas. She attended UNLV majoring in Athletic Training and ultimately pursued a two-decade career in the hospitality industry. Wendy served 10 years at Caesars Palace as Hotel Manager overseeing daily operations and then was on the Bellagio opening team in Sales Management. She has held a Nevada real estate license since 2005.
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  • William Hornbuckle P '19

    A four-decade veteran of the gaming industry, Bill Hornbuckle currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of MGM Resorts International. He also serves as the Company’s Chief Design and Construction Officer charged with the global expansion efforts of the Company through gaming development and MGM Hospitality divisions. These responsibilities focus on the positioning of MGM Resorts International portfolio of properties and the company’s overall growth strategy.
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  • Naveen Jeereddi '92

    Naveen Jeereddi ’92 is founder and CEO of Jeereddi Partners L.L.C., an event-oriented, value investment firm. He has over two decades of value-oriented experience financing, analyzing, and investing in public and private companies.
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  • David Loo '79

    "Given that Webb was such a seminal experience for me, I am honored to be able to participate in the stewardship of the school and hopefully give something back to the Webb community.”
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  • Sandra Lee Rebish ’88, M.D., P '23

    “I’m so very excited and privileged to be serving on this board, with such intelligent, caring, talented people who all come together with one goal in mind – to foster a secure yet invigorating environment for these spectacular students to grow and become future leaders in the world. Webb was truly such a wonderful environment for me to grow up in, and I hope I can give back all it has given me.” Sandra Lee Rebish '88, M.D., is a board certified dermatologist practicing in Upland, California with her husband and fellow dermatologist, Jeffrey Rebish, M.D.

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  • Christina McGinley '84

    Christina Mercer McGinley ’84 is one of the original VWS Pioneers who helped to develop Vivian Webb, and is the parent of Tim '12, and Corinne '16.
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  • Julia Marciari-Alexander ’85

    Julia Marciari-Alexander ’85 is a graduate of Vivian Webb School, sister of WSC alumnus John ’78, and the daughter of former Webb trustee and Pomona College president, David Alexander. With more than 20 years of experience as a curator and museum leader, Marciari-Alexander ’85 currently serves as the executive director of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.
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  • Rahmi Mowjood ’90

    Rahmi Mowjood ‘90 most recently served as president of the Alumni Council of The Webb Schools.  He currently lives in Alta Loma, California with his family and is a partner at Cucamonga Valley Medical Group with offices in Upland, North and Central Fontana, Eastvale and Pomona.
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  • Roger Millar '61

    Roger Millar ‘61 says his time at Webb had “a profound impact” on his life, and has given him “perseverance, a well described moral compass, a clear desire for the goals long ahead.” Giving back, he served as class agent for 12 years, leading his class to seven consecutive years of 100 percent participation.
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  • David Myles '80

    This is Myles’ third term on the board and he is pleased to see some of the long-term plans that originated in his earlier terms come to fruition. “It’s an unbelievable honor to be asked to serve again,” he says.
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  • Mickey Novak '70

    Novak and his family live in Montezuma, Costa Rica, but he has remained an active part of the Webb community for over 35 years, organizing class reunions and later serving as a trustee.
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  • Melvin L. Oliver GP '23

    Melvin L. Oliver, Ph.D. GP’23 has a long career in education and public policy. After completing his Ph.D. at Washington University, St. Louis he became an assistant professor in UCLA’s Department of Sociology and a Faculty Associate in the Center for Afro-American Studies. An award-winning teacher and researcher, in 1996, Oliver left the academy to more directly impact social policy and became the vice president of the Asset Building and Community Development Program at the Ford Foundation. Under Oliver’s direction, the program developed pioneering grant initiatives to address poverty and racial inequality.
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  • Janet Peddy, Director of Finance, Planning and Operations

    As director of finance, planning and operations, Janet Peddy directs the schools' and museum's financial planning, accounting and human resources practices, investment management, operations, technology, campus master planning and oversees the implementation of capital projects.
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  • R.J. Romero P '12, '15, '20

    “The Webb Schools is an energizing and rewarding place to be involved with,” says Romero (P’12 P’15 P '20), “and it is a pleasure to interact with such an amazing group of faculty, parents, and students.”
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  • Miles Rosedale '63

    As the CEO of Monrovia Nursery Company, a group of landscape shrubs and trees, Miles Rosedale enjoys a green world, perhaps somewhat more than most. Founded in 1926 by his father Harry, the nursery has grown from its original 10-acre plot in Monrovia, California, to an internationally respected company that introduces many improved plants and has nurseries in the four corners of North America. Miles holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a J.D. from the University of Southern California.
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  • Wendin D. Smith '89

    Wendin Smith '89 is the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.  A graduate of Dartmouth College, she received her PhD and Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. 
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  • Taylor Stockdale, Head of Schools

    Taylor Stockdale became the sixth head of The Webb Schools in 2010. Since that time, he has led the Webb community in the creation and adoption of The Centennial Strategic Plan 1922-2022. In addition to this current work, over his 29 year tenure at Webb, he led efforts to achieve the largest campaign in the school's history
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  • Lara Tiedens P '21

    Lara Tiedens began her tenure as president of Scripps College on August 1, 2016, assuming the title of the W.M. Keck Presidential Chair. Tiedens was a senior associate dean of academic affairs and faculty member of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. 
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  • Lance C. Williams '97

    Lance Williams’ ’97 has over twenty years of strategic marketing, communications and philanthropic experience. After earning his degree from New York University, he was part of the team that launched the hit musical MAMMA MIA! in North America. From 2006 - 2014, Lance was the Executive Director of Brand Development at Condé Nast Traveler magazine, responsible for promoting the brand internationally through events, conferences and charity partnerships.  Since 2002, Lance has served on the board of directors of the Fred B. Snite Foundation as a Vice President
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  • Denis Yip P '18, '19

    “It is my great honor to serve on the Board of Trustees and to represent Webb in Greater China. I look forward to doing all I can to contribute to Webb’s growing excellence and reputation in the United States and around the world,” Denis said.
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  • Life & Honorary Trustees

    Jim Drasdo '63
    Hugh H. Evans Jr. '49, P '79
    Anne Gould P '71
    Earl (Bud) Hoover II '52, GP '04
    Murray H. Hutchison P '80, '86, '87, '89
    Pak Fu King P '19  Honorary Trustee
    Ming Chung Liu P '10  Honorary Trustee
    Ann Longley
    Claire H. McCloud P '95, '96
    Kimball (Kim) McCloud '67, P '95, '96
    Susan A. Nelson P '95, '97
    Paul M. Reitler '54, GP '13
    Yafei Yuan P '16, '20 Honorary Trustee
    Peter Ziegler '63
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