The primary responsibilities of the Saddleback College Foundation Board of Directors are:

  • To provide personal/corporate financial support and ensure fundraising goals are developed, implemented and achieved to provide strategic direction and fundraising plans for the Foundation
  • To establish policies for administering the affairs of the Foundation
  • To adopt and monitor the annual operational budget and financial plan
  • To serve as an ambassador in the community for the college's Foundation

Officers/Executive Committee


Mark Schwartz

Director of Sales
Sports Business Journal


Isaiah Henry

Chief Executive Officer
Seabreeze Management Co.


Jim Leach

Director, External Affairs
Santa Margarita Water District




College President

Dr. Elliot Stern

Saddleback College

Immediate Past Chair

M. Mahboob Akhter

General Manager
Ascend Tools, Inc.

Board of Directors

Cara Davidoff

Director of Marketing

Maria Ghobadi, Esq.

Deputy District Attorney
Los Angeles County

Dr. Jeanne Harris-Caldwell Director, Student Health Services
Saddleback College
Scott Kitcher

President & CEO, Sustain SoCal

Kevin Middleton 1st Vice President, Branch Manager
Farmers & Merchants Bank
Cory Thompson

Enterprise Sales Manager
Cox Business

College Representatives Directors

College Student Body Representative

Gloria Lee

President, ASG

Classified Senate Representative

Michelle Macdougal Jackson

Saddleback College

College Faculty Representative

Dr. Morgan Barrows

Saddleback College

District Board of Trustees Representative

Dr. Terri Whitt Rydell