Board of Directors 2023-2024

Serendipity honors the members of our Board of Directors for their commitment to our mission and their investment in the welfare of our students. They are our visionaries, our ambassadors, and our supporters. They continually create connections to the community and opportunities for our school. We are grateful for their time, talents, and generosity.


Erika Schwartz
Board Chair
Speech/Language Pathologist
Beaverton School District & Speak Read Write

Lori Silverman
Board Vice Chair
Director Student Services Centennial School District (retired)

Michael Hsu
Board Secretary
Senior Assistant General Counsel
Oregon Judicial Department


Kristin Bauer
VP, Senior Treasury Solutions Officer
First Interstate Bank

Rachel Gardell
Line Producer & Post-Production Manager
Lucky Day

Rick Larson
Financial & Operations Manager
Centennial School District

Eric Robertson
Business Attorney
Miller Nash LLP

Patrick Wrobel
Tax Manager
Johnstone Supply

Jill K. McGovern, Ph.D.
Licensed Phychologist
Oregon, Washington & Alaska

Ted Retecki
Senior Managing Consultant
Point B

Chris Diaz
Director of Information Services
Health Share of Oregon

Menolly Kaufman, PhD MPH
Senior Research Associate
Oregon Health and Science University