Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco
Where all San Franciscans are committed to the success of every public school in the City.
Board of Directors
Sarah Ballard-Hanson, President, holds significant experience in the fields of teacher preparation and youth and family programming. Sarah is the Senior Director of Community Schools & Youth and Teen Services for the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA and Serves on SFUSD’s Public Education Enrichment Fund Community Advisory Committee (PEEF CAC) by School Board Commissioner Faauuga Moliga.
Amie Latterman, Vice-President, is the Director of Advancement at Children’s Council of San Francisco—at the heart of child care and early care and education in San Francisco for over 40 years. She is the mother of three kids—two of whom now are at Sunnyside Elementary school, and serves there on the School Site Council, and has been a PTA officer in the past, as well. One of her favorite things to do is talk to other parents at birthday parties and playgrounds about San Francisco’s fantastic public schools!
Loring Pfeiffer, Secretary, believes passionately in the importance of public education and has been actively involved in her children’s preschools and elementary school. She is currently an Adjunct English professor at Santa Clara University and the mother of two children with the oldest attending elementary school in SFUSD.
Alexander Beger, Treasurer, is a certified public accountant who currently works at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He brings ten years of financial experience to our board as treasurer.
Rafael Cuevas was born and raised in San Francisco, with experience of the school district both as a student and son of a SFUSD educator. He currently is a Designer and Art Director, living in the Outer Richmond with his wife and one-year-old son.on.
Leslie Hu believes deeply in and has devoted her career to the youth and families who attend public schools in SFUSD, particularly for those communities who are oppressed, least-resourced, and under-voiced. She is currently the Community School Coordinator at MLK Middle School.
Kerry Rodden Originally from the UK, with a PhD from the University of Cambridge, Kerry is a freelance Data Analyst and Visualization Designer. She currently resides in the Castro with her wife and has a child attending elementary school in SFUSD.
Debra Solomon Debra spent 13 years as a Budget Analyst, Contract Manager, and Director of Contract Compliance for the City of San Francisco and is currently Director of Client Services at a San Francisco nonprofit organization. Debra has two children who both attend SFUSD schools.
Pamela Tate-Roger is currently the Volunteer Outreach Coordinator at the Riley Center and brings a diversity of professional and volunteer experiences to PPS-SF. Pam is the mother of 3 children, all of whom attended SFUSD schools.