Full-Time Staff

Horizons employs two full-time, year-round staff members: an Executive Director and an AmeriCorps VISTA Member.

  Abby Rovner, Executive Director     Abby Rovner is the founding executive director of Horizons at SFFS. A passionate advocate for educational equity, Abby played a key role in the launch of SFFS'  Friends Community Scholars  program. Previously, Abby started and ran "I Have a Dream" – San Francisco (IHAD-SF) for twelve years.  A nonprofit college and career preparedness program based on a  national model , IHAD-SF promoted positive youth outcomes for a cohort of underserved San Francisco students and their families from 3rd grade through college.

Abby Rovner, Executive Director

 Abby Rovner is the founding executive director of Horizons at SFFS. A passionate advocate for educational equity, Abby played a key role in the launch of SFFS' Friends Community Scholars program. Previously, Abby started and ran "I Have a Dream" – San Francisco (IHAD-SF) for twelve years.  A nonprofit college and career preparedness program based on a national model, IHAD-SF promoted positive youth outcomes for a cohort of underserved San Francisco students and their families from 3rd grade through college.

  Veronica Oberholzer, AmeriCorps VISTA   Development and Communications Assistant     Veronica Oberholzer joined the Horizons at SFFS team as their first ever AmeriCorps VISTA Member. Veronica attended Smith College prior to starting with Horizons.

Veronica Oberholzer, AmeriCorps VISTA Development and Communications Assistant
 
Veronica Oberholzer joined the Horizons at SFFS team as their first ever AmeriCorps VISTA Member. Veronica attended Smith College prior to starting with Horizons.

 
 

2018 Summer Faculty and Staff

Experienced bilingual educators from public and private schools around the Bay Area come together each summer to join our teaching team.

 

Ymilul Bates
Reading Specialist

Ricardo Calderon
Assistant Teacher, 2nd

Roxanne Cano
Lead Teacher, K

Tanya Cotom
Co-Teacher, 1st

Alix Feinsod
Co-Teacher, 4th

Angie Gonzalez
Assistant Teacher, 3rd

Brynne Levy
Lead Teacher, 3rd

Esther Mariano
Co-Teacher, 1st

Cameron McKee
Co-Teacher, 4th

 

Amalia Medina-Glover
Curriculum/Instructional Lead

Erick Reyna
Assistant Teacher, K

David Rupright
Program Assistant

Kayla Shaw
Lead Teacher, 2nd