Our Board of Directors is made up of parents and community leaders who support Mandarin Immersion learning in San Mateo Foster City School District.
Vita is the parent of a College Park student. Vita graduated from San Jose State University and is the Associate Director of Member Engagement at BayBio.
Jenny is the parent of a College Park student. She is also a Regional Merchandiser for Brown Shoe Company.
Deanna is the parent of two College Park students.
Bayside STEM Liaison
Helen is the parent of a College Park student and a student who is in the pilot class of the middle school Mandarin program at Bayside STEM Academy. She works in Web Development at Wells Fargo.
Kirk is the parent of three College Park students and the Associate Superintendent of Human Resources and Administrative Services for the San Mateo Union High School District.
Dr. Ling-Chi Wang
Dr. Ling-Chi Wang helped establish Asian American Studies at UC-Berkely and taught its first course in 1969. He is a founder of Chinese For Affirmative Action and the recipient of the Association for Asian American Studies Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Wang was the honored guest at a FMS Parent Workshop in September 2013 that was entitled “Raising a Multilingual Child,” and graciously agreed to provide support and advice to FMS for our efforts.
“Mr. Gifford” is a parent of a College Park student and also serves as the school’s full-time Computer Guru. Through his efforts, students are exposed to a range of innovative software programs that support the Mandarin education program and other general education programs at the school.
Gina has been an active member of the Asian Community since 2000. She participated in the Mandarin Planning Group that was instrumental in bringing Mandarin instruction to the SMFCSD.