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Four New Board Members with a Passion

August 04, 2015

Four new board members joined our existing board in July 2015

Consuelo Yepiz
"I am very pleased to have our stellar four new Opera Cultura board members!  We are very lucky to have the following talents in: education, grant writing expertise, technology skills, fundraising knowledge, and high level event planning experience!" - Consuelo Yepiz, Current and Founding board member of Opera Cultura.

The new board members are Anita Garcia, Lonnie Contreras, Marvin Lopez, and Christina McGovern. 

Anita GarciaLonnie Contreras
Marvin LopezChristina McGovern

Marvin Lopez has a background in technology, university recruiting and diversity.  He is currently with Atipica, a start-up that aims to effect change in diversity through innovative technogies. Anita Garcia, owner of Momentous - Events by Design, has produced events worldwide for over 20 years. She also led a Bay Area Latino Employee Resource Group. 
Lonnie Contreras is currently the Associate Director of Admissions and Academic Advising at John F. Kennedy University. He's an accomplished education administrator with nearly eight years experience managing student populations.  Christina McGovern has extensive experience in education. She has a master's degree in education from SJSU. 

They will be playing a leadership role in areas of arts education, marketing, fundraising, and the 2017 Borders Festival

Photos ( Top Consuelo Yepiz) ( Clockwise Anita Garcia, Lonnie Contreras, Christina McGovern, Marvin Lopez)