Our team

Meet Our Team

LEG is run by some of the most amazing people in the world. Our teachers and directors are dedicated to improving the futures of young people, and by doing so, improving the world.

We’d like to introduce you to the incredible people who make LEG’s mission a reality.

Our Educators

Pam Bayer

Pam began her accounting firm in 1988, exclusive to small businesses and individuals. She enjoys community service through choral groups and influential musical experiences with inner-city kids. 

Susan Boreliz

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Susan has held various positions in the business, theatre, education, and non-profit sectors. She credits much of her career success to life skills learned during high school.

Shawn Einck

Shawn owns 12 Twelve Home Improvement. He is extremely excited to work with passionate and eager students, offering life skills to enhance the beginning of their young adult lives. 

Lee Klinghoffer

Lee works in construction and handyman services. He has adopted an “do it myself” approach to become proficient in basic car maintenance. He enjoys getting where he’s going dependably. 

Board of Directors

Vinnie Campasano - Chairman

Vinnie has over 25 years of experience in business, including owning a health care center in San Francisco. He possesses the business acumen to improve efficiencies in a wide variety of business management, operations and development.

Diane Covington - Director

Diane obtained degrees in Business and Marketing and has been self-employed for over 25 years. She looks forward to sharing tips to create a successful living space and routine with others.  

Ray Herras - Director

Ray is a coach, cybersecurity consultant, public speaker and strategic planner, with over 20 years interdisciplinary leadership and staff experience in the government, military, private, and nonprofit sectors. He is the Founding Board Chairperson, Capital Region Chapter,  of the Gift of Adoption Fund, and currently serves on the CSU Alumni Association Board and HKS New York Alumni Network as Communications Chair.

Jamie Nunez - Director

For over 18 years, Jamie has redefined education practices by designing creative opportunities for educators to connect with their students. As a former high school educator, administrator, and after-school director, Jamie has trained thousands of educators on student engagement in digital spaces.  Jamie is currently the Regional Manager for Common Sense and supports school districts across the western united states in addressing digital wellness.
When not working, Jamie can be found in the ocean teaching his 6-year-old daughter how to surf.

Anna Ramos - Director

Anna is an East Bay Area native who grew up going to school within Mt. Diablo Unified School District. Anna received her Bachelors from California State University Stanislaus in 2016. In the fall of 2016, Anna began working part-time for MDUSD and in 2017 began working for MDUSD full time. Currently, Anna is a Work Based Learning Coordinator and Case Manager working one on one with young people in Central Contra Costa County. Anna has dedicated herself to helping her community and giving back to the programs and systems that helped her journey. As a member of the LEG Board of Directors, she hopes to continue making a difference and creating programming that will help future generations. 

Taevi Wilson - Director

Taevi is a Special Events Coordinator passionate about eliminating hunger in Contra Costa and Solano County through finding creative ways to raise funds and awareness within the supporters of her community. She is responsible for special event planning and execution, including project management, budgets, as well as developing and maintaining relationships with supporters. When she isn’t working, you’ll find Taevi investing her time in her online tea shop she is launching with her mum, spending time with her nephew, and learning how to grow financially. 

Let's Work Together!

LEG is on a journey of making a difference in the lives of young people worldwide. You can be a part of that difference too! Give us a call or send us an email and we'll talk about changing the world together.

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