Foundation Board of Directors

Foundation Board of Directors

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


M. Mahboob Akhter

M. Mahboob Akhter

General Manager
Ascend Tools, Inc.


Mark Schwartz

Director of Sales
Sports Business Journal


Isaiah Henry

Chief Executive Officer
Seabreeze Management Co.


Jim Leach

Jim Leach

Director, External Affairs
Santa Margarita Water District


Anthony Ferry

Anthony Ferry


College President

Dr. Elliot Stern

Saddleback College

Board of Directors


   Robert Buaas 

Chief Executive Officer, Retired
The Buaas Corp.


Cara Davidoff         

Director of Marketing

    Maria Ghobadi, Esq.       

Deputy District Attorney
Los Angeles County

             Dr. Jeanne Harris-Caldwell          

Director, Student Health Services
Saddleback College

Kevin McClelland

VP of Human Resources and Talent Acquisition, Neudesic, LLC

Kevin Middleton

1st Vice President, Branch Manager
Farmers & Merchants Bank

Cory Thompson

Enterprise Sales Manager
Cox Business


College Representatives Directors

College Student Body Representative

Adam Brownell
President, ASG

College Classified Staff Representative

Darren England
Saddleback College

College Faculty Representative

Dr. Morgan Barrows
Saddleback College


District Board of Trustees Representative

Dr. Terri Whitt Rydell



Board Documentation