Parent Association Foundation

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SRFACS Parent Association Foundation was established to provide services to the school community, to conduct activities to foster community spirit, involvement, and awareness, and to raise funds solely for the purposes of supporting school goals and programs, while continually being mindful of the French-American connection. The foundation is a tax-exempt organization under IRC Sec. 501(c)(3). Our Tax ID # is 45-5359406.

General Information: info@srfacs.org 

Board of Directors


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President

Tracey is the co-owner of Klein Residential Design alongside her husband Winfield, and the mother of two boys, Oliver and Peter. She studied theater in New York City and interior design in Sacramento becoming a Certified Kitchen Designer with the NKBA. A Sonoma County native, she is delighted to continue work on the PAF board this year and honored to serve as President.


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Vice President

Elif Alton was born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey. She attended Bilkent University where she met her husband and got her degree in Business Administration. After an early corporate career in marketing for Pharmaceutical and IT corporations she got married and moved to the US. When her children started a French Preschool in Santa Rosa, she returned to her professional life. Her daughter started SRFACS in its inaugural year, her son following soon thereafter as a kindergartener. She works in the wine business for a French company and enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, visiting museums and alternative cinema. Elif believes in living by the “liberté, equalité, fraternité” motto.


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Treasurer

Rachel was born in Cornwall, England and immigrated to Sonoma County as a child and has called it home for over 35 years. A proud veteran of the United States Air Force, Rachel believes in public service hence her 13 year tenure as an accountant for the County of Sonoma. She has 2 children, Rhen and Rowan, enrolled at SRFACS and is honored to be able to work with such dedicated professionals on the PAF board. In her spare time she is renovating her house, aka “The Shack” and also loves to ski, hike and spend quality time with family and friends.


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Secretary and Merchant Rewards Coordinator

Samantha is a registered dental hygienist and has been working for 17 years with Dr. Reed Ferrick. She is also the owner/artist of Whimsy Wash, doing face and body painting in Sonoma County. She can often be identified by the smudges of paint on her face and fingers! Sam and her husband Rudy have a daughter who is in her 5th year at SRFACS (starting in Kinder Academy), and a nephew in the same grade. They have made their home in Santa Rosa amongst both sides of their family and their growing menagerie. Sam's focus on the PAF is merchant giving programs and committee coordination.


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SAB and District Liaison

Jeff has been on the board since 2012 and is passionate about the role of foreign languages and immersion in his own life success. Prior to taking his current role as SAB & District Liaison, he served as PAF treasurer for 6 years. He works at a major brokerage firm and serves numerous nonprofits and local schools, including as a trustee of the Rincon Valley Union School District Board of Education.


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Teacher Liaison

Mrs. Glickman was born in Jerusalem, Israel and raised in Santa Rosa, CA. She has a B.A. in art history and Economics and completed her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential at Sonoma State University. Before joining SRFACS she was a Reading Specialist working with emerging readers. She is an insightful teacher with a nurturing personality. She is passionate about working with children and loves to integrate art, literature, and movement into her hands-on learning classroom. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, cooking and spending time with her husband and two daughters. Mrs. Glickman is very excited to be part of the SRFACS community!


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Events Director

Megan has a second-grader at SRFACS. She holds a B.S. in Viticulture and Enology from UC Davis and has a background in winemaking. She recently has moved to the supplier side of the industry and now represents Tonnellerie Orion and 2B FermControl. Megan's focus on the board is Beaujolais Nouveau and traffic safety.


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Volunteer Coordinator

Brianna Matel has a Masters Degree in Social Work and has worked in Care Management, individual and group therapy, volunteer coordination, program development, grant writing, and fundraising. She has a daughter going into third grade and a son starting Kindergarten. She has been a full-time stay at home mom for the last 7 years and looks forward to using her time to give back to the SRFACS community.


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Events Director

Crystal has a degree in Political and Environmental Studies and has worked in the non-profit sector for 8+ years doing everything from office management, HR, web development, event planning, and volunteer management. She has two boys at SRFACS (Kinder & 4th). Crystal’s focus on the board is Events.


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Technology Director

Dana is a Sales Operations and Planning Manager for an international manufacturing company. Dana was born in Sonoma County but has traveled or lived in Latin America, Europe, Mediterranean Africa, and Asia. After traveling he returned to Sonoma County to be close to family. He and his wife have been SRFACS parents for 4 years with two daughters enrolled in the school (4th & 3rd grade). Dana's main focus is to help where he can.


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Director


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