The Magical Bridge Board of Advisors

  • Jill Asher Founder, Magical Bridge Foundation and original member of Magical Bridge Playground team
  • Jay Beckwith “Father of Modern Day Playground,” Former President, Kompan, Consultant, Boundless Playgrounds
  • Dawn Billman Director of Leadership, Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce and original member of MBP team
  • Ben Crockett Founding Partner, Peery Partners and strategic advisor to Magical Bridge Foundation
  • Jill Escher Attorney, President of Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area, Chair of Autism Adult Housing and Lifespan Care Solutions Initiative, and Escher Fund for Autism
  • Karen Holman City of Palo Alto Mayor 2015, member City Council since 2010
  • Peter Jensen City of Palo Alto Landscape Architect, Inclusive Design Expert for Magical Bridge Playground
  • Adam S. Juratovac Attorney and Founder, AthletesLTD
  • Kimberly Lin Part of the original Palo Alto playground leadership team, and a valued community advocate
  • Xin Liu President of Enlight Foundation, advocate for improving education inequality and anchor donor for Magical Bridge Playground and Magical Bridge Foundation
  • Kris Loew Founder, Magical Bridge Foundation and original member of Magical Bridge Playground team
  • Nicole Ofiesh, PhD Learning and Educational Specialist, Stanford University researcher and internationally reknown speaker about inclusive education
  • Joyce Reynolds-Sinclair, PhD Managing Director, GEO Strategic Services and co-founder/Strategic Advisor to Association for Strategic Planning NorCal chapter
  • Abra Siegel Healthcare executive with extensive background in strategic initiatives and operations
  • Amanda Steckler Anchor donor of Magical Bridge Playground and Magical Bridge Foundation
  • Vince Stecker Anchor donor of Magical Bridge Playground and Magical Bridge Foundation and CEO, Avast Software
  • Olenka Villarreal Chairperson, Founder & Visionary, Magical Bridge Foundation and Magical Bridge Playground
  • Holly Wade, PhD, Former Assistant Superintendent, Student Services of Palo Alto Unified School District, former Director of Special Education for both Palo Alto and Los Gatos-Saratoga Districts
  • Greg Wolff Magical Bridge Foundation Fiscal Sponsor and UnaMesa Association, President