Our Committees

Volunteer Committee Roles:

The Biocom Institute Volunteer Committee members serve as leads during major events such as EXPO Day. This committee aids in recruiting new volunteers and maintaining current volunteers for events that take place throughout the year. The committee also gives input on logistical needs and event preparation. Members also become ambassadors in the community in terms of marketing our events and attracting new volunteer support.

Volunteer Committee Members:

Bill Proffer
Chief Systems Engineer - Leidos

Bill Quackenbrush

John DeWitt
VP Consultant - Lee Hecht Harrison

Kathleen Solomon
Senior Contracts Representative - Leidos

Susan Papanek
Career Consultant - Lee Hecht Harrison

True Xiong
System Architect - Sony Interactive Entertainment (PlayStation)


The Biocom Institute Education Committee

Education Committee:

The Biocom Institute Education Committee assists in increasing awareness and participation from the K-12 demographic, including teachers and parents as well as students. This committee provides valuable input on current needs within the schools as well as major changes in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) from a curriculum standpoint. Their knowledge and insight helps shape the offering of programs and workshops, which makes an impact on teachers and students in the greater San Diego area.  

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Committee Members:

Anne Artz
STEAM Coordinator, The Preuss School UCSD

Susie Cawood
Community Development Specialist, Microsoft

Jewyl Clarke
Career Pathways Specialist, San Diego County Office of Education

Ivel Gontan
Community Programs Senior Manager, Fleet Science Center

Robert Manroe
Biology Teacher, International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Coordinator, Castle Park High School

Cassandra Muntz
Event Planner, Viasat, Inc.

Tory See
Community Relations Manager, Viasat, Inc.

Neal Taunt
Teacher On Special Assignment (TOSA), Solana Beach Elementary School District

2018 Gold Sponsors

Join us - EXPO Day at Petco Park

March 3rd, 10a-5p

Over 125 hands-on exhibits, live performances, free and open to the public -- all in the fun and exciting venue of PETCO Park in Downtown San Diego!

EXPO Day Info

2018 Sponsors

It takes true community spirit and engagement to build a successful Festival Week that not only provides meaningful experiences, but sets a path for the future of San Diego.

2018 Sponsor Honor Roll

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