2017 Spring Spotlight Honorees2018-05-04T19:36:17+00:00

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LINDA FRENDER has two children, one at  Neil Cummins and one at Hall. Linda’s NC PTO volunteer roles have included Hot lunch coordinator, room parent and classroom math volunteer. She has also served as the SPARK Bingo Night organizer and an Annual Giving solicitor. In addition, Linda is a Tidalwaves Swim Team Board Member and enjoys hiking and traveling.

DINA HARRISON has two children at Neil Cummins. Her volunteer experiences include: PTO Fundraising VP, New Families Coordinator for SPARK, room parent, New Families Ambassador, SPARK Rep, and hot lunch volunteer. She has also helped and run the NC readathon. In her free time, she loves cooking, feeding friends, traveling and relaxing with her family.

JULIE HOUTKOOPER has three daughters, two at NC and one at Hall. Julie has been involved with a variety of roles including Room Parent, Hot Lunch Volunteer Coordinator, Hot Lunch Volunteer, Yearbook Editor and Photographer, Field Trip Driver, Reading Volunteer, Outdoor Ed Overnight Volunteer and Classroom Volunteer. When she’s not at school, she’s on the tennis courts or rooting on one of her favorite Bay Area sports teams.

JEN REESE moved to Marin five years ago from the east coast and she and her family never looked back. Her son and daughter are Hall graduates and both attend Redwood. She has a current 7th grade daughter at Hall. She is the current editor of the Hall Bulletin and has Co-Chaired Neil Cummins Holiday Store, Community Service at Hall and the Hall Walk-a-thon. Jen works part-time as a museum guide at SFMOMA. In her free time if she isn’t hiking trails or playing tennis at Piper Park she is looking at works of art in museums and galleries and seeking out local music.

ANASTASIA ROBBINS has a daughter at Cove and another child who will start Cove in the fall. She is the current Cove PTO President and helped as a weekly classroom volunteer, monthly Natural Classroom volunteer as well as serving on the LCAP Committee. She has also shared her time helping with the Auction Committee for Kids on the Hill.

CHARLES SCHUMACHER has two sons and daughter who attend Hall. Charles is currently a LCMSD Trustee and most recently served as the SPARK Co-Vice President at Hall. He also spends many hours volunteering in support of Math classes at Hall, is active in maintaining the school garden, has been a PTA member and hot lunch volunteer, and was on the committee that successfully passed the ‘Measure A’ parcel tax extension in 2016. His outside interests include gardening, exploring the many farms and wineries of the North Bay, keeping a collection of vintage vehicles on the road and trying to get my kids to dis-engage from various electronic devices.

SARAH YOUNGS  has two children who attend Neil Cummins. Sarah has served on the NC PTO Board with SpiritWear and is the current Hot Lunch VP.  She also volunteers as a classroom coordinator and a field trip driver.  Her hobbies include word working, hiking and pilates.

GREG ULIN has two children who attend Cove.  Greg is presently the Fundraising PTO VP at Cove and has also volunteered as a classroom coordinator, Safe Routes and hot lunch. Outside of work and spending time at the school, Greg enjoys encouraging his sons’ active lifestyle by helping to coach their teams, and admits Riley has already surpassed his baseball achievements by the age of 10.  He also enjoys staying active in playing tennis and has been spotted occasionally pretending he can golf.

Check out past year’s honorees here.