Our Team

Operations Team

CHERYL RATTNER PRICE

CO-FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Cheryl Rattner Price has over 40 years experience in ceramics, sculpture and architectural design, creating monumental public art that brings communities together for a cause. Cheryl works strategically in her…

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BETH LICHA

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Beth Licha is a long-time San Diegan with over 20 years of experience in non-profit management. Before joining The Butterfly Project, Beth served for 12 years as the Director of…

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MARGAUX DINERMAN

DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT

Margaux Dinerman joins our team from a long career in the arts as a dancer, teacher, musician, and arts administrator. With her B.A. in Dance from Mills College in Oakland…

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CHRISTINE TOMASELLO

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Christine is a small business consultant who received her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from UC Irvine and her Master’s in Counseling from CSU Fullerton. While studying to become a therapist,…

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Education Team

Jan Landau

Co-Founder, Member of Board of Directors, & Education Team Chair

Jan Landau, TBP’s Co-founder, Board Member and Education Team Chair has over 30 years of experience as an elementary school teacher, principal and administrator. While working at San Diego Jewish…

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Sonia Fox-Ohlbaum

Second Generation & Education Team Member

Sonia is a retired elementary school teacher who taught in the Santee School District for 37 years. She is a graduate of San Diego State University in Social Science. Sonia received a Master’s Degree…

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Arlene Keeyes

Second Generation & Education Team Member

Arlene Keeyes is a retired elementary school teacher who taught in the Lakeside Union School District and also served on the Board of the Cal Trans Preschool. When The Butterfly…

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Judi Gottschalk

Second Generation & Education Team Member

Judi Gottschalk is a native San Diegan and the daughter of two Holocaust survivors who immigrated to San Diego in 1949. She was an active member of the Phoenix Jewish…

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Our Board of Directors & Advisory Board

Jan Landau

Co-Founder, Member of Board of Directors, & Education Team Chair

Jan Landau has over 30 years of experience as an elementary school teacher and administrator. While working at San Diego Jewish Academy as Director of Family and Special Programs, she…

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Rebeca Besquin

Member of Board of Directors & Director of Latin American Engagement

Rebeca was born in Mexico City and grew up in a home with very strong Jewish values and identity. Since she can remember, her parents have always been very involved…

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Jonathan Shulman

Member of Board of Directors

“In a free society, we have the constitutional right to say, within limits, what is on our minds. As such, we can make the choice to speak truth or falsehoods,…

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Rick Schwartz

Member of Advisory Board

Rick is CEO and Managing Partner of Schwartz Advisors LLC, a mergers and acquisition advisor and management consulting firm to the transportation industry. Prior to forming Schwartz Advisors, Rick’s career…

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Shari Schenk

Member of Advisory Board

Shari Schenk has been the Director of Business Development at CaseyGerry since 1999, overseeing numerous marketing and new business programs. In addition to her work for the firm, she is…

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Sonia Ancoli-Israel

Member of Advisory Board

Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Ph.D. is a Professor Emeritus and Professor of Research in the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, and…

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Susan Chortek

Member of Advisory Board

Susan Chortek Weisman has been an active member of several local Jewish organizations for several years, and has been a long-time supporter of youth-based initiatives in San Diego. She has…

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