About DSEF

Established in 2010, as a district-wide nonprofit organization, the Desert Sands Educational Foundation worked to strengthen public education by enhancing programs. In March 2012, DSEF officially re-established it's tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (Tax ID# 330452541).

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Board of Directors


Patrick Calasan, President, 
Executive Board

Member since January, 2016
DSUSD Parent

 

Rebecca Rizzo, Vice President,
Executive Board

Member since June, 2016
DSUSD Parent

 

Terresa Amidei, Secretary, 
Executive Board

Member since November, 2015
DSUSD Parent

 

Cindy McDaniel, Treasurer, 
Executive Board

Founding Advisor since 2008, 
Member since 2015
DSUSD Grandparent

  
Corina Ellzey, Assistant Treasurer, 
Executive Board

Member since July, 2016


Natalie Angrisani, Board Member
Member since September, 2016
 

Kristie Beasley, Board Member
Member since July, 2016
 

Irene Creighton, Board Member
Member since 2011
DSUSD Parent 

Jan Diaz, Board Member
Member since 2012
DSUSD Parent

Cathy Doyle, Board Member
Member since 2013
DSUSD Grandparent
 
Tresa Fox, Board Member
Member since September, 2016
DSUSD Parent


Destiny Gould, Board Member
Student Representative since 2012,
Member since June, 2016
DSUSD Graduate

Judy Gray, Board Member
Member since 2011
DSUSD Grandparent

Kathy Lambert, Board Member
Member since September, 2016
DSUSD Graduate

 
Jeremy Roos, Board Member
Founding Member since 2010

Karen Stone, Board Member
Founding Advisor since 2008,
Member since June, 2017
DSUSD Graduate & Grandparent


Student Representatives

 

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Advisors

 

Mary Perry,
DSUSD Public Information Officer

Advisor since 2015
DSUSD Grandparent

 


Public Relations

Theresa Kachiroubas,
DSEF Public Relations

Founding Member since 2008