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Mountain View Educational Foundation Announces New Executive Director
The Mountain View Educational Foundation (MVEF), a nonprofit founded to enhance the educational experience of all students in the Mountain View Whisman School District, has named Melissa Moynahan as its new executive director. Melissa will drive the organization’s strategy and fundraising efforts and lead the volunteer board. She succeeds outgoing executive director, Alison Barnsley. Read more here
Board Member Greg Fowler honored for his service to MVEF
On Friday, April 22, MVEF board member Greg Fowler was one of 12 outstanding volunteers recognized by the Junior League of San Jose. Greg has served on the MVEF board for ten years, working to ensure all students in our district have access to high-quality programs. His service is an inspiration to his fellow board members!
MVEF Announces a Successful Fundraising Year
At the MVEF Gala and Auction on March 19, MVEF President Adrienne Heiskanen announced that MVEF has exceeded our fundraising goal for 2015-16. On behalf of all district students, MVEF thanks the many families and community members who have supported MVEF this year, and especially the Google Community Grants Fund of Tides Foundation for their generous grant. In addition to our previously budgeted support (totaling $691,000) for arts, music, hands-on science, leadership and garden programs, as well as middle school electives and sports, the Foundation is providing an additional $50,000 for musical instruments and $50,000 for school libraries. Ms. Heiskanen presented Superintendent Dr. Ayindé Rudolph with a ceremonial check for $791,000.