Meet the PTA Board

2018-2019

President: Janis Tan

Janis has one child at Barnard. Her daughter is in third grade. She has a background in marketing and information technology. Prior to becoming a stay at home mom, she worked in the financial and non-profit sectors. Janis and her family enjoy baseball, traveling, and making the most of living in this beautiful city.

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Vice President: Love Zubiller

Love is thrilled to be part of this year’s PTA board. What she enjoys most about volunteering for our school is welcoming new families into our community and helping to make Barnard the best school in the country. In her previous life, Love worked in the oil industry in human resources and communications. She has two kids at Barnard, a son in 5th grade and a daughter in 2nd. She loves baking desserts, making crafts, and traveling around the world with her family.

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Treasurer: Scott Moore

Scott has two children attending Barnard this year (K and 3rd). He’s excited to be on the board for his third year, helping to move Barnard forward and create an exceptional learning environment. In his spare time, Scott enjoys surfing, running, traveling and being with his family.

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Secretary: Monique Wills

Historian: Bianca “Viani” Sotelo

I am very enthusiastic mom of 2 wonderful Barnard students, my oldest girl is starting this school cycle 4th grade (I said 4th!!! OMG!) and my little girl will be in Kindergarten. Currently mom at mom and supporting my kids at school the best I can. I have a bachelor degree in International Trade and worked many years in an oil industry company. I love meeting people, knowing new places, learning from different cultures, but the most I really love my family time.

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Auditor: Mahogany Taylor

Mahogany is the parent of two Barnard students, Ryder 4th grade and Trace 2nd grade. Mahogany is an Estate Planning & Probate attorney. She was president of the Barnard PTA for the 2015-2016 school year. In addition to serving on this board for the 2018-2019 school year , Mahogany is the Executive Vice President for the San Diego Council PTA, which oversees all of the PTA Units within San Diego Unified School District, and the Vice Chair of the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee for Prop. S and Prop. Z school bond funds. Mahogany is dedicated to ensuring our students and the children of California obtain a great education.

“As a parent on the PTA Board, I will be a strong advocate for our children’s academic and social growth.”


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Parliamentarian: José Arzate

José Arzate, a La Jolla resident, is the proud parent of two Barnard students – a 4th grader and 2nd grader. He is active in the Barnard Community and can be found on campus helping several times a week. Outside of Barnard, José helps coach his sons soccer and baseball teams. He appreciates the importance of being involved and supporting his boys and larger community. Professionally José works for Stanford Health Care where he manages a team charged with the supporting the clinical systems used in the delivery of care.

José earned his advanced bachelors from Occidental College and went on to complete a Riordan Fellowship at the Anderson School of Business at UCLA. In his spare time, José likes to spend time with Hugo the Basset Hound, friends, and his boys.

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