Princeton Education Foundation Board Members, 2016-17

Shazia Manekia: President
Updated bio coming soon

Dan Brandt: Treasurer
Dan is the CFO and EVP of Risk Management for The Community Preservation Corporation, a not-for-profit lender to developers of multi-family housing. Prior to his work with CPC, Dan was a partner at Capstone Advisory Group, a consulting firm specializing in troubled debt restructuring. Dan is president of the Bobby Campbell Lacrosse Foundation (dedicated to growing the game of lacrosse in central New Jersey) and a board member, treasurer and coach for the Princeton Lacrosse Club. Dan was raised in Princeton and attended the Princeton Public Schools. He has have two sons in the Princeton schools, John Witherspoon and PHS.

Amit Chahal

Bio coming soon

Linda Noel: Co-Chair, Teacher Grants

Bio coming soon

Lisa Popick Sehgal: Co-Chair, Teacher Grants

Bio coming soon

Alan Zetterberg: Secretary

Alan Zetterberg is a retired attorney whose career has included work in private law practice, government, foundation and corporate practice.  Following his retirement as Senior Corporate Counsel for Environment, Health & Safety Affairs at Pfizer Inc in New York City he has been engaged in volunteer work in the non-profit sector.  Alan earned his B.A. in Government from Pomona College in 1968 and his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 1974.  He taught Political Science at Mindanao State University in the Republic of the Philippines in 1968-69 under the auspices of the Volunteers in Asia, Inc program.  He served for two years as a VISTA Volunteer legal counsel at Cambridge & Somerville Legal Services, Inc in Massachusetts.  He and his wife, Pamela Goodwin, have two children, both of whom attended Princeton public schools, including Princeton Charter School—one a graduate of Princeton High School in 2012, the other in the Class of 2017.    Alan has another daughter from a previous marriage who resides in California with her family.



Fran Jones, Director of Operations, Princeton Education Foundation

Stephen Cochrane, Superintendent, Princeton Public Schools 

The Princeton Education Foundation is a member of the New Jersey Education Foundation Partnership and the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce.