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FOCAL      Friends of Children and Literature

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2021-2022 FOCAL Board Members

Interim President Marilyn N. Robertson Library Services, Teacher, Teacher Librarian, LAUSD, Retired. Past President - SCCLCYP and CSLA
Vice President - Program Chair Lauren Okayama Child Development Educator
Chair - Membership, FOCAL Points & Historian, Past Board President Serenna (Renny) Day Senior Librarian, Retired
Children’s Literature Department
FOCAL Founder
Interim Secretary Michele Marot LAUSD MS Math/Science Teacher, retired; Battle of the Books
Treasurer Kathryn Wilcox CPA
Chair, Book Sale Committee
Past Board President
Lara Clardy Teacher, Retired
FOCAL Founder
Focal Points Editor, Social Media Chair Dewi Ochoa Reyes Early Childhood Teacher, Westside Neighborhood School
Member-at-Large, Chair, Awards Committee Michele Marot LAUSD MS Math/Science Teacher, retired; Battle of the Books
Member-at-Large Catherine Davis  LMT, Westside Neighborhood School
Liaison Kelly Tyler Principal Librarian
Youth Services
Liaison Tina Princenthal Senior Librarian
LAPL Children's Literature Department
Liaison Madeline Pena LAPL Senior Librarian Manager - Strategic Projects & Partnerships/Friends Liaison
Liaison Diane Olivo-Posner Principal Librarian
LAPL Exploration & Creativity
Liaison Joanna Fabicon Senior Librarian
LAPL Children’s Services
In memoriam Janet McQuat Library Media Teacher, Fleming Junior High
Founding member
In memoriam Peggy Miller Supervisor, Library Services, Los Angeles Unified School District
Past President
Founding Member
In memoriam Edythe McGovern Teacher, Children’s Literature, Valley College
Board Secretary
In memoriam Carol Onofrio Puppet-maker for FOCAL Award books
In memoriam Caroline Gill Library Media Teacher, Palms MS and Venice HS
Los Angeles Unified School District
National Board Certified Teacher
Past-President

 

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