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Regular Board Meeting Dates

MWA Board Meetings:

  • September 9, 2021, 10:30am-2:00pm
  • October 14th, 2021, 4:00pm-7:30pm
  • December 9th, 2021, 10:30am-2:00pm
  • January 27th, 2022, 10:30am-2:00pm
  • March 10th, 2022, 10:30am-2:00pm 
  • May 5th, 2022, 4:00pm-7:30pm 
  • June 16th, 2022, 10:30am-2:00pm

Click here to access the agenda for the next board meeting (agendas are made public 72 hours in advance of the next meeting).

Making Waves Academy Board


Alicia Malet Klein
Board President; GATE Instructor, Coleman School; President, HeadsUp Public Education Foundation; Board Member, Making Waves Foundation 


Anabel Barron
School Case Manager, WCCUSD; MWA Parent


Chavarria_Board Member

Carlos-Manuel Chavarria
Professor of Theatre and Drama Department Chair, Contra Costa College

Glover_Board Member

Janis Glover
Realtor; Retired Manager, Pittsburg Arts and Community Foundation; Former Chief of Staff, Contra Costa County District 5; Former Legislative Aide, California State Assembly


Burak Gursel
Acquisitions & Integration Manager, Simpson Strong-Tie


Dr. Esther Hugo
Adjunct Faculty, CSU College of Education and UCLA; Coordinator, UCLA College Counseling Certificate Program; Education Consultant

MWA board member Jessica Wind

Jessica (Wind) Laughlin
Senior Product Manager, Genentech

MWA board member Layla Naranjo

Layla Naranjo
Senior Organizational Consultant, UC Berkeley

MWA board member Margaret Watson

Margaret Watson
Manager of Corporate Strategy, Adobe