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Kay Coskey

kcoskey@burlingameschools.org

Kay Coskey joined the Board of Trustees in 2013 after being an active member of the Burlingame School Community for over ten years. During this time, she served as the President of the Board of Directors at Palcare Preschool, Franklin Elementary School's PTA President, Parliamentarian and Book Club Chair, Carnival, Hospitality, and Walk-a-Thon Co-Chair, Room Parent, and School Site Council Representative. Kay was a recipient of Franklin's Honorary Service Award. She also chaired a position on the district's Strategic Plan committee. Kay has supported the BIS Spring Fling, Walk-a-Thon, and numerous BIS teacher luncheons. Additionally,  Kay served on the Burlingame Community for Education (BCE) Board and co-chaired the Dinner Dance. Kay is a strong supporter of BCE, and believes every child in our school district benefits greatly from our school foundation. Fun fact: Kay participated in the Alcatraz Swim, a BCE Auction item!

Kay earned a Bachelors in Science in Nursing from Wilkes University and her Masters in Science in Nursing and Nurse Practitioner credential from Samuel Merritt University.  She enjoyed working in several hospital Emergency Departments and Intensive Care Units in southern and northern CA. Kay is currently enrolled in the Masters in Governance Program through the California School Boards Association. Later in life, Kay hopes to travel with her husband, a physician, to offer medical care to people in countries around the world.

Kay resides in Burlingame with her husband and their two children.  During her free time, Kay enjoys reading, playing tennis, traveling, or walking her dog.

Davina Drabkin

ddrabkin@burlingameschools.org

Davina Drabkin joined the board of trustees in 2009. She and her husband have three children and Davina has been an active parent volunteer in Burlingame schools. She has served on the District's Strategic Planning Committee, was involved in launching the district's Spanish-English dual immersion program, volunteered for many years as a parent yard supervisor and at numerous school events. Davina and her husband are ardent supporters of BCE, the District's foundation.

Davina earned a BA in Psychology from U.C. Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. She studied abroad in both Russia and Guatemala.  After graduating from U.C. Berkeley, she served as John Gardner Fellow in Public Service before working for a medical device consulting firm and then for Kaiser Permanente. Davina is an Associate Director for Online Executive Education at the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) where she is responsible for developing and launching an online product suite. Prior to her current position, she developed business cases for the GSB and was a pioneer in reinventing the business case.

Providing all Burlingame students with a rigorous and well-rounded education in an encouraging environment is a top priority for Davina.  She has completed the Masters in Governance Program through the California School Boards Association and serves as a delegate for Region 5B.  She is a strong voice for equity and inclusion and one of her favorite activities as a board member is visiting schools.  Davina enjoys walking her two dogs, finding time to play, and practicing Tae Kwon Do.  

Mark Intrieri

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mintrieri@burlingameschools.org

Mark G. Intrieri joined the Board of Trustees in 2008. He is a practicing attorney, admitted to the State Bar of California in 1984 after graduating cum laude from the University of Santa Clara in 1981. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Santa Clara School of Law in 1984, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award in the subject of labor law.

 Mr. Intrieri is a principal and co-founder of Chapman & Intrieri, L.L.P. In 2004, he was recognized by his peers as one of the top 100 lawyers in Northern California and has been annually elected from 2004 to the present as a Northern California "Super Lawyer" in the area of civil litigation.

Since 1984, Mr. Intrieri has specialized in civil litigation and trial work in a variety of areas including product liability, employment, business, construction, public entity and intellectual property litigation. He also has extensive experience in education and labor law for public entities, including conducting labor negotiations, contract administration, grievance arbitrations and administrative hearings. Mr. Intrieri represents both private clients and public entities in complex business and real estate matters and general civil litigation. Other areas in which he is experienced include personal injury defense, eminent domain, construction disputes, trademark infringement, complex toxic tort litigation and Government Code false claims Act cases.

Mr. Intrieri is admitted to practice before all State and Federal courts of the State of California, as well as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Northern California Association of Defense Council, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, The Defense Research Institute, The Empire Who's Who Registry of Executives and Professionals and the California School Boards Association.

Mr. Intrieri is currently serving his third term as a member of the Burlingame Elementary School District Board of Trustees and volunteers his time coaching youth baseball and football.  He resides in Burlingame with his wife Katie and their four children.

Elizabeth Kendall

 

 

 

 

ekendall@burlingameschools.org

Elizabeth Kendall joined the Board of Trustees in 2017. She and her husband have three children in Burlingame School District. Elizabeth has served as a District Science Committee member, BCE Dinner Dance Raffle chair, PTA Vice President of New Families and Parliamentarian, yard duty coordinator, STEM fair judge, web communications administrator, and is a six-time room parent.

Elizabeth works as a research scientist studying the upper atmosphere where Earth is tightly coupled to solar activity. She received her BS in Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics from Case Western Reserve University and both her MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Elizabeth has enjoyed exploring diverse geophysical topics such as lightning, aurora and airglow. She is excited to work with the district to provide Burlingame students a high-quality STEAM education.

Elizabeth is committed to community engagement and her top priority is working with the district to communicate BSD priorities, goals and actions. In her downtime, Elizabeth enjoys board games with her family, weekends at the beach, Mothers' Nights Out, and being a bookworm.

 

Florence Wong

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fwong@burlingameschools.org

Florence is grateful for the opportunity to help shape our school community by serving as a Trustee for the Burlingame School District.  She offers a unique perspective to the School Board through her experience as a volunteer in our community and as a clinical psychologist.

Florence has lived in Burlingame since 2003 and currently has one child in the Burlingame School District (BIS) and one child in high school.  Her older child has special needs, so she has been active in BSD's Special Education District Advisory Committee (SEDAC), acting as Chair for three-and-a-half years.  SEDAC's most notable role is to plan and implement Ability Awareness and Tolerance Week every October.  She also enjoys volunteering at the site level, participating in activities ranging from PTA financial secretary and yard duty to karaoke lunch club and stuffing envelopes.

She has been a supporter of Burlingame Community for Education foundation (BCE) for many years.  She served two years on its Board, one year as a Roosevelt Site Representative and one year as VP of Scholars Circle.

Outside of school-related activities, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing piano, and volunteering for American Red Cross's casework and disaster mental health teams.

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