We co-signers of the "Build
Our School Now Initiative" are three Half Moon Bay mothers
who, between us, have eight children ages six and under.
» Lisa Hinshelwood
Lisa Hinshelwood, mother of two,
is a PhD from CAL in early childhood development and founder of
Optimum Parenting, a consultancy specializing in child-rearing
and related developmental issues.
» Leslie McCarthy
Leslie McCarthy, mother of three,
is a former national correspondent for The Associated Press and
author of "Getting a Life: America's Challenge to Grow Up."
She also serves as commissioner of the Half Moon Bay Parks and
Recreation Commission and recently produced a video documentary
in support of the city's effort to secure a $13 million state
grant for a new downtown library.
» Sonja Myhre
Sonja Myhre, mother of three, holds
a PhD in Public Health and has worked extensively in that field
at Stanford University. She has also been active in support of
Hatch Elementary School and its staff.
The "Build It Now"
initiative has also had wide support from a variety of coastside
citizens with a wide range of issues and concerns.
We'd like to thank everyone
for their countless hours of support and consideration.