The Board of Trustees of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District appoints members of the Measure C Citizens’ Bond oversight Committee. Terms are for two years and members may not serve more than three consecutive terms.
Dr. Dudley Andersen has more than 35 years experience in strategic and financial management in both the private and public sectors as a financial advisor, corporate executive, and business founder. He is employed as President of TAK Capital Management, Inc. He currently serves as a member of the Foothill-De Anza Foundation Board of Directors and is active in several other organizations.
At large representative
Joan Barram has an extensive background in public service and education. She recently completed two terms as a member of the district’s Board of Trustees, but her history with the district spans more than 30 years, including service on the Foothill-De Anza Foundation Board of Directors, Euphrat Museum of Art advisory council, and Yes on Measure C campaign committee. Outside the district, Barram served as a member of the Cupertino Union School District Board of Education, California School Boards Association delegate assembly, EdSource board, The Women’s Foundation of California Women of Silicon Valley Donors’ Circle, and Silicon Valley Community Foundation Citizen’s Advisory Committee. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Wheaton College.
Senior citizens’ organization representative
Marge Bruno, who served six years as a member of the district’s Audit and Finance Committee, has a background in finance and accounting and many years of service in government and community organizations. In addition to her professional experience, which includes ownership of the mortgage brokerage firm Adobe Financial Group, Bruno has served the community as a member of the Los Altos City Council, Los Altos Womens’ Caucus, Los Altos Community Foundation Finance Committee, Los Altos Morning Forum, Bay Area Air Quality Management District Board, League of California Cities Committee on Revenue and Taxation, Santa Clara County Paratransit Committee, Santa Clara Valley Water Commission, Santa Clara Valley Water District Flood Control Advisory Board, and the Los Altos School District Citizens’ Financial Advisory Committee.
Taxpayers’ Association Representative
Dexter Dawes completed eight years of service on the district’s Audit and Finance Committee, and previously served on the Measure C Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee as the business representative from 2006-2008. Mr. Dawes is highly committed to his community as he serves on numerous corporate, non-profit, and community boards such as Paterson Paper Company, Meredith Vineyard Estates, Heartfit for Life and Avenidas. Mr. Dawes earned his MBA from Harvard with a concentration in Finance.
Auxiliary organization representative
Amine Khechfé is a long-time resident of the District’s service area and the co-founder of Endicia, a subsidiary of Stamps.com. He is currently employed as the Chief Strategy Officer of Stamps.com and brings diversity in his academic background as a mechanical engineer as well as his extensive work background. He is a currently serving as the Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Foothill-De Anza Foundation and has also served the community as a member of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce.
Business organization representative
Bruce Tolley combines a background of management and leadership roles in the high tech industry with experience serving on the boards of not-for-profit corporations and industry consortia. Currently serving as vice president of product marketing at Solarflare Communications, Tolley’s previous professional experience included management positions with Cisco Systems and 3Com Corporation. He has served as a lecturer at San Francisco State University and Stanford University and holds a doctoral degree in history from Stanford University and a master’s in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business.