We honor those who work tirelessly to advance our mission.
Board of Directors
Lawrence Schechter | President
Facilitator: Environments Development Team
Joy Belonga | Vice President
Facilitator: Alliance Development Team
Mel Siegel, PhD, Life Fellow-IEEE | Secretary/Treasurer
Facilitator: Strategic Planning Team Interim & Facilitator: Financial Development Team
We are deeply grateful for many contributors who play a significant role in the development of our Vision and Mission as Advisors or as Friends of LightPath. In concert with the Board, they comprise the LightPath Alliance.
- Provide counsel to the Board of Directors, as members of the Advisory Council
- Participate in one or more of our six Passion Teams
Lorraine is the owner of Accelerated Notary Services, LLC in Bend, OR, while also providing mentoring of newly commissioned Notaries Public. Her extensive background in allied fields include 18 years as an Escrow Officer, followed by 4 years as an Office Manager for a nationally known financial institution. She has also helped spear-head numerous Social Action and Public Service projects which have added value to her contribution as a LightPath Advisor in areas of communications and data / CRM administration.
Matthew has worked in the technology industry for 35+ years managing IT infrastructure and always enjoys learning about the latest technologies. He has an entrepreneurial bent starting 5 companies and that “out of the box” thinking is a valued asset at LightPath Educational Center.
Communications and Brainstorming Teams
Facilitator: Marketing Team
Genesis Ilada is an American-Filipino multi-passionate artist. Her artistic medium includes writing, painting and photography. She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Hospitality Management with magna cum laude honors. Genesis is a wonderful addition to LightPath bringing her artistic creativity and social media communication skills to the organization.
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