Erica Halpern

Erica Halpern

Erica is serving in her second year as President of the Board of Trustees. She was selected for the Board in 2015 after serving as PTA president and advocating for our schools. Her three children attended DMUSD since Kindergarten, and two have graduated. She has volunteered in the classroom for the past nine years.

Her professional background is in business and finance at Goldman Sachs in New York advising major corporations on strategic transactions. She began her career in an under-served middle school in San Francisco and now works in nonprofit management at San Diego Social Venture Partners. Her career includes positions in education reform and public affairs.

Erica holds an MBA in Real Estate Finance from Columbia Business School and a BA in Journalism from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has a Masters in Governance from the California School Board Association.


Gee Wah Mok

Gee Wah is currently serving as the Clerk of the Board of Trustees. He was selected for the Board in 2019 after helping co-chair the successful campaign for Measure MM, which generated funds for the district to repair and upgrade school facilities. He has one son in 1st grade at Ashley Falls and a very active 1 year old. He enjoys helping in his son’s classroom, and while it cannot be verified, he is rumored to be the eagle mascot for his son’s school.

He is an attorney with a background in business litigation. He has litigated numerous cases in the areas of complex commercial matters, professional malpractice and insurance coverage.

Gee Wah received his BA from UC Berkeley and his JD from Cornell Law School.

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