Foundation Board of Directors

The board of directors consists of up to 15 parents and community members. If you are interested in serving on the board, please contact Steve Rosa at (209) 354-2700, ext. 623, email srosa@mcswain.k12.ca.us, or fill out an pdf icon application and submit it to any board member.

Below is a list of our current board of directors for the McSwain Education Foundation.

Marsha Seivert
President
Board Member
Email Marsha Seivert at m.seivert@comcast.net.

Marsha Seivert has served on the Foundation board for five years and is currently the President. She is married to Mark Seivert and their two children, Michelle and Michael , both attended Mc Swain School. Marsha retired after 33 years of teaching, 19 of those were at Mc Swain, where she taught eighth grade language arts, was Athletic Director, coached the A Girls Softball team, and directed the yearbook staff. In retirement, Marsha enjoys reading, gardening, spending time with her grandchildren, and traveling. She is also the Secretary/Treasurer of Friends of Merced County Fair another not for profit organization.

Jenny Medeiros
Vice President
Board Member

Jenny Medeiros was raised in the McSwain Community and is a graduate of McSwain School. After attending Fresno State, she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and obtained her teaching credential. She has been a teacher for the Merced Union High School District for ten years and currently teaches English at Buhach Colony High School. Her husband, Nelson, also works for the Merced Union High School District as a teacher and coach at Atwater High School. Jenny takes great pride in McSwain School and is grateful to be a part of the foundation. She knows that their sons, Mason and Myles, will both have as positive of an experience at McSwain School as she did as a child. Jenny also serves on the McSwain Soccer board as well as the McSwain Community Club. In her free time, she enjoys reading, spending time with family, and traveling.

Greg Cardey
Treasurer
Board Member

Greg Cardey has served on the Foundation board for one year and is currently the Treasurer. He is married to Erica Cardey, a teacher at Atwater High School. Their two children, Tristan and Dylan, currently attend McSwain School. Greg attended McSwain School from kindergarten through 8th grade, graduating from there in 1982. Greg has been the controller for McManis Family Vineyards since 1999. Greg enjoys family outings to livestock shows and to the coast. He has served on the board of directors of the California Shorthorn Breeders Association since 1999, previously serving as President and as Secretary/Treasurer.
Kathy Fucillo

Kathy Fucillo
Secretary
Board Member

Kathy Fucillo has been a Foundation Board member since 2011 and currently serves as Secretary. Kathy and her husband have lived in the Mc Swain area for over 25 years. The parents of three children and grandparents of five, their youngest son attended Mc Swain School and now two of their grandchildren attend. Kathy is a volunteer Wish Granter for Make-A-Wish Central California and has been a Board Member/Treasurer of Atwater Ag Boosters and a McSwain 4H project Leader for over 20 years, Kathy enjoys traveling, reading, sewing, quilting, and spending time with her family.

Vanessa Lara
Corresponding Secretary
Board Member

Vanessa Lara and her husband Luis have lived in the McSwain School District since 2008. Their two children, Evan and Brandon, currently attend McSwain School. Her husband is a current Board Member for the McSwain School Board of Trustees. Vanessa is the Customer Programs Manager for Energy Resources at Merced Irrigation District. Vanessa serves on the City of Merced Economic Development Committee. She is a past Board Member of the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce and past President of the United Way of Merced County. Vanessa enjoys traveling, reading, running, Crossfit, shopping, and spending time with her family.

Holly Acorn
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Helen Amarant
Board Member

 

Olivia Englert
Board Member

 

Debbi Johnston
Board Member

 

Catarina Lourenco
Board Member

 

Stan Mollart
Board Member

Upon graduating from CSU, Fresno Stan Mollart taught seven years in the Merced High School District at Merced and Atwater High. Stan then moved into Administration at Merced High before becoming the McSwain District Superintendent where he served the McSwain community for sixteen years. In June of 2015 Stan retired after a total of thirty-eight years of educational service. It was as Superintendent that Stan worked with local community members to form the Foundation. Now, in retirement, Stan is so pleased to have been asked to join the board. As a member of the McSwain Community, Stan takes a great deal of pride in our school. Many of the things our students enjoy would not be possible without the generous support of the community through their patronage of the McSwain Educational Foundation.

Sharon Morse
Board Member

 

Mila Munden
Board Member

 

Sapna Patel
Board Member

 

Terrie Rohrer
Board Member