President Melissa was born and raised in Santa Barbara. She was an elementary school teacher for 10 years prior to becoming a mother of 3. Her oldest two are currently in 2nd Grade and Kindergarten at Cold Spring School.
Director Parent Club Co-President Brooke is a Cold Spring Alumna. She has 3 young children. Her oldest, Thomas is in 2nd grade at Cold Spring School.
Treasurer Lenci was raised in Santa Barbara. She has 2 children currently at Cold Spring in 3rd and 5th Grade. She comes to the board with a wealth of project management experience.
Director Gavin has 2 children at Cold Spring School. He is incredibly active in our community as Santa Barbara’s premier DJ for the last couple decades.
Vice President Shannon Montanaro has a 9-year-old daughter, Alexis, who is a 5th grader at Cold Spring School. Shannon has been a Foundation Director since 2021.
Director Governance Chair Patrick is a father of 3 kids. His oldest is in 2nd Grade. He currently serves as the Chief Development Officer for a Primary Care organization and has a background in Private Equity investing and Corporate Development.
Director Parent Club Co-President Zoe Copus was a former PreSchool teacher prior to becoming a mom of 3. All 3 children are at Cold Spring in grades TK, 3rd, and 5th.
Director Parent Club Treasurer Digital Chair Ann is a mother of 2 children. Both are at Cold Spring School. She has been in Parent Club for over 4 years.
Director Patrick is a father of 3 kids.Erika has 3 boys and has been a Cold Spring for many years. She has had previous experience on this Foundation along with others in town. She currently has a 2nd grader and 6th grader at Cold Spring School.
Director Meagan Stirling has two children at Cold Spring in TK and 1st Grade. She is passionate about the arts and currently works as an Associate Professor of Art at Westmont College.