about us

Our Board of Directors


The Board of Directors of Friends of St. Francis Childcare manages the center’s policy making, fundraising and well-being.

We are a 16 person board always offering balanced representation of parents, local community and members from our founding organization and facility owner, St. Francis Lutheran Church.


Executive Leadership

Sally Large, Executive Director
Ex Officio Board Member

Parent Representatives

Parker Stone, Math Teacher

Julie Menter, Principal
New Media Ventures

Andrew Taft, Consultant

self employed


Community Representatives

Kyle Helland, President
Systems Engineering Manager
Lockheed Martin Space Systems

Peter Mikhail, Vice President
Feinberg Day Alberti

St. Francis Church Representatives

Paul Johnson, Treasurer
Retired, City College Instructor/Dept Chair

Janet M. Thuesen
Retired Business Owner / Author

James DeLange, Secretary
Retired Pastor
Member/past chair of SF Interfaith Council