Jen 2019

JENNIFER ZWEIG — President
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Ms. Zweig has three children currently attending Woodside School. In addition to her work on the parcel tax campaign, she has served on the school's site council, on the board of the Woodside School Foundation and on the PTA board. She also has volunteered as a room parent and in the school garden.

 
Ms. Zweig has a bachelor's degree in government from Harvard College, and worked in the Boston public school system during her undergraduate years on creating and piloting a conflict resolution curriculum. She also worked as an investment banking analyst for four years.

Ms. Zweig stated that she and her husband "feel extremely lucky to have found Woodside and WES because this town, its school and its parents create an inspiring, welcoming and comfortable home for us as parents."
 
2019 Jenny
JENNY HAYDEN — Vice-President
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Jenny grew up in Woodside and attended Woodside Elementary School from Kindergarten through Eighth Grade.  Jenny moved back to Woodside with her family in 2014 and has three children currently attending Woodside School.  Jenny served on the board of the Woodside School Foundation, worked on the parcel tax campaign renewal and actively volunteers in the classroom. 
 

Jenny completed her undergraduate studies at Boston College with a degree in Economics and received an MBA from Duke University.  Jenny’s career has been in finance at GE Capital in the Financial Management Program and strategy consulting at Bain & Co. 

Woodside has been a special place for Jenny’s family since they moved here 40 years ago.  The community involvement and support of the school was a big reason why she wanted to move back here and have her children attend Woodside School as she did. 

Peter 2019

PETER BAILEY — Clerk
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Peter Bailey and his family have been part of the Woodsdie ommunity since 2014. He and his wife Victoria have three children all currently attending Woodside Elementary. Peter is a business executive currently serving as Executive Vice Presdient of FireEye, a leading cybersecurity technology and services company serving enterprise and government customers. He is a product of a public school education in Seattle, WA followed by attending Princeton University where he received a BA in English. Peter's interest in joining the school board of WES is to help support our teachers and administration in continuing to provide an amazing educational opportunity for our children. 

Neil

NEIL SEQUEIRA — Trustee
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Mr. Sequeira currently has three children attending Woodside School and his wife, Julie, is also an active board member of the Woodside School Foundation.  

Neil founded Defy, a leading venture capital firm in 2016 and based it in Woodside. He was previously a Managing Director at General Catalyst Partners for over a decade and before that was an executive at AOL, TimeWarner, Goldman Sachs & Co. and Accenture. He sits on many boards including a number that focus on leveraging technology to improve education.
 
Neil is a product of a public school education for the entirety of his childhood in the Bay Area.  He graduated with a BA in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barabara and an MBA from Harvard Business School.  As the son of immigrant parents, attending great public institutions was a necessity until graduate school, and it resulted in Neil developing a passion for inclusion, diversity and academic rigor. He is honored to be a steward for this incredible institution. 
Dan Simon

DAN SIMON — Trustee
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Dan and Helena moved to Woodside in 2015 particularly to send their children to Woodside Elementary School. As parents of three, the Simons are truly grateful to have such an exceptional and dedicated community of teachers, parents, and kids. As a board member, Dan hopes to support our community approach and with it, grow Woodside’s reputation as one of the most enviable public schools in the state.
 
Dan is a proud product of San Mateo County’s public schools, all the way through the College of San Mateo. He has a BS in Political Science from Santa Clara University, a DDS from Columbia University, and specialty training with a Master in Medical Science from Harvard University. After his residency Dan served overseas as a US Air Force officer and returned home in 2008. He has since taught post-graduate Endodontics and cares for patients in his private practice.