Bonnie Jean Smith

Board President

Bonnie Smith grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and came to California to attend San Jose Bible College (now William Jessup University), majoring in Bible and Theology, with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education.  She later graduated from John F Kennedy University with a degree in Clinical Psychology.  Bonnie worked for several years at a … Continued

Mary McBride

Board Vice President

Mary is an Educational Specialist for K-12 at Ocean Grove Charter School, having served for many years as a K-6 teacher in the San Jose area.  She is the recipient of several awards from various school districts and has served in leadership and event coordinator roles in a variety of school and district committees, including … Continued

Fred S. Rey, CPA

Board Treasurer

Fred is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Valuation Analyst with more than 25 years of experience.  He is also certified in Business Valuation and Financial Forensics, and has an MBA in Accounting/Agribusiness.  Fred is currently a partner at Seiler, LLP, an accounting firm in Redwood City and has expertise in tax return planning and preparation, fraud … Continued

Cindy Marty

Secretary and Nominating Committee Chair

Cindy Marty is currently volunteers with Able Works, Shelter Network, San Mateo Service League, Hope House, Achungo Children’s Center and Moms in Prayer International.  She has held volunteer leadership positions including PTA President, Vice President and Treasurer at Laurel School, President of Mother’s Together and Deacon at Menlo Park Presbyterian. Prior to becoming a full … Continued

Michele Ruby

Resource Development Chair

Michele has served as a senior development officer for over 25 years, engaging individual donors, corporations and foundations in meaningful, impact-oriented philanthropy. Her professional expertise includes strategic planning, board development, special campaigns, major donor development, annual giving programs, communications, proposal writing, and donor events of all kinds.  Michele became passionate about the not-for-profit sector shortly … Continued

Cheryl Schaff

Communications and PR Chair

After earning a Bachelor’s in Journalism from University of Missouri-Columbia, Cheryl used her communications skills in shopping center marketing, economic development and health-care positions. She helped launch Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, then did contract work for other health-care clients. While raising her two sons in Menlo Park with her husband Charley, she’s been … Continued

Kathy Fisher

Achungo Volunteer Coordinator (Ambassadors)

Kathy Fisher grew up in suburban Philadelphia, moving to the Boston area to attend Gordon College, where she subsequently lived and worked for 11 years. She completed a Master’s degree in Counseling and an advanced degree in School Psychology and held positions at a private school as a counselor, teacher and admissions officer. After moving … Continued

Coleman Andrews

Coleman is CEO and Chief Investment Officer of RMWC, managing strategies primarily in private credit markets. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the DAPER Investment Fund, a co-investment fund of the Stanford Management Company, which directs the investment of the Stanford University endowment. He also serves as a global advisor to … Continued

Juliana Andersen

Juliana has served on the board of First Resort Pregnancy Care Center, coordinating successful fundraising events, as well as working on board governance and vision-casting.  For several years she pursued a career as a teacher and Instructional Specialist in California and Switzerland, teaching first through third grades at a school for learning differences, as well … Continued

Monte Fisher

Executive Director

Monte Fisher grew up in Palo Alto, California, eventually completing a computer science degree and spending almost 25 years in software (development, consulting, professional services) at many well-known technology companies before finding his real career with Achungo.  He is married to Kathy and their somewhat dispersed household includes Aaron, Ryan, Jason and Katya. As part … Continued