Board Officers

Board Officers

Diana Christensen, Trustee, Chair

Dennis Jones, Trustee, Vice-Chair

Dennis Jones is President of Airtight Construction, Inc., and is the Chief Executive Officer of Allspec Sheet Metal, Inc.  He has served on the Bayhill Board of Trustees for one year, and is Chair of the Facilities Committee.

Pamela Rich,  Secretary

Murray Kalish,   CFO

Paula Page,  Trustee

Paula Page is a retired Vice-President of Merrill Lynch.  She is the past Corporate Counsel at ebenX, Inc. (now SHPS Inc.) and past member of the U.S Department of Labor.  She is a retired Member of the District of Columbia and California Bar Association.  Paula is a Founding Member of the Bayhill Board of Trustees, and the mother of a past Bayhill student.

Sylvia Ehrenthal,  Trustee

Sylvia Ehrenthal served the City of Hayward as a Department Head for more than 20 years and retired as Community Development and Planning Director of Hayward in 2006.  She has served on the Bayhill Board of Trustees since 2008 and has been a member of the Governance, Facilities, and Executive Search Committees.  She is the mother of a graduated Bayhill student.

Shelley Lobell ,  Executive Director

Shelley Lobell earned a Master’s Degree in Learning Disabilities from Boston University and holds California Teacher’s Credentials in Elementary, Learning Handicapped, and Severely Handicapped.  She was the founder and Executive Director of Learning Services of Northern California/Erikson School for 31 years, before coming to Bayhill High.

Kenneth Dreyfuss, Trustee

Kenneth Dreyfus is a solo Civil Attorney, and a member of the State Bar of California. He is a Founding Member of the Bayhill Board of Trustees and a past Board Chair. He is a member of the Governance Committee, and is the father of a past Bayhill student.

Sharon Jobson, Trustee

Sharon Jobson is a Special Education Teacher and a member of the Oakland’s USD/SELPA Community Advisory Committee for Special Education.  Sharon has served on the Bayhill Board of Trustees since 2010, and is the Chair of the Personnel Committee. She is the mother of a current Bayhill Student. 

Isabelle Ostreicher, Trustee

Isabelle Ostreicher earned a Master’s Degree in Special Education and is an Education Specialist in private practice since 1984. She has been a Board Certified Member of the Association of Educational Therapists since 2003.   She is employed as a Learning Specialist for a private elementary school in the East Bay, and supervises interns from Holy Names University’s Educational Master’s Program.  Isabelle is a member of the Personnel Committee.

Michael Perna, Trustee

Michael Perna is an Attorney in private practice. Michael is a Founding Member of the Board of Trustees and a former Chair. He is currently a member of the Fundraising and Development Committee, and serves as Special Advisor to the Executive Committee.  Michael is the father of a graduated Bayhill student.

Richard Segol, Trustee  

Richard is the Property Manager for Skepner Development, managing over a dozen commercial properties in California.  He is also President of Alliance Credit Services, Inc., a debt buying firm operating nationwide for over 20 years.  He is a Founding Member of the Bayhill Board of Trustees, and the father of a past Bayhill student.

Charles Drum, Trustee