Board of Directors

Gregg Haggart, Chairperson
Gregg Haggart

As the CEO of The Gildred Companies, Gregg leads this privately held company, which has been based in San Diego since 1925. In addition to adding to their portfolio of industrial and business parks throughout southern California, the company actively develops their land holdings and makes strategic investments in business ventures. The company is currently in late stage development of a 50 MW solar generation facility, which when completed, will be the largest solar project in San Diego County.Gregg’s background includes 30 years of financial, real estate and energy sector experience with industry leading companies including Sempra Energy, Honeywell and ABB. Leading high performance teams focused on the successful close of complex transactions and projects is an area of strength for Gregg. A passionate advocate for students, Gregg has been a classroom volunteer for more than 15 years, either through Junior Achievement or his own programs and presentations crafted to support high school students. Along with educators from within the community, Gregg recently founded a nonprofit STEM focused organization to benefit the under-served students of Borrego Springs. You can contact Gregg at

Tim MortonMember
Tim Morton

Tim Morton is the CEO of Westland Financial Services. Mr. Morton has been in the financial services industry for over 30 years and has been at Westland for 8 years. Before joining Westland, Tim was President of James Mitchell & Co (JMC) for 12 years. JMC was one of the first firms to provide financial services support to banks and credit unions with over 600 Advisors working in the branches of financial institutions. Mr. Morton remains active in the financial services community, is a member of the Financial Planning Association and was elected in 2013 to be a member of FINRA’s National Small Firm Advisory Board (SFAB). Tim has also served as a long-time member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Broker/Dealers (NABD), an industry advocacy organization. His participation, willingness and industry expertise has contributed to assisting regulators with understanding the value of the Advisor Client relationship and the impact rules and regulations have on small business. Mr. Morton was the Founder and President of Ramona Parks and Recreation Association (RPRA), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and still serves a Chairman Emeritus. RPRA is the managing organization for nine non-profit groups who operate in the Ramona Water District Park Property and Community Center.

David Quezada, Member

Mr. David Quezada has been a teacher in San Diego for over 25 years. During his long career he has taught in a variety of educational environments including  traditional elementary schools, alternative schools and charter schools. David has a deep passion for students and has had experience serving on the Board of Directors for three different charter schools in San Diego County.


David Crean, Member

David H. Crean, Ph.D is a Managing Director at Objective Capital Partners where he leads the firm’s life science investment banking transactions. Dr. Crean has in excess of 20 years of life sciences R&D and corporate development transactional experience in the pharmaceutical industry where he was responsible for leading mergers, acquisitions, licensing and collaborations, and establishing corporate strategy. David’s transaction experience in the life sciences sector includes sell-side, buy-side, licensing and capital raising activities.  He has supported company and client engagements in both U.S. domestic and foreign transactions including Japan, China and Europe.

Prior to joining Objective Capital Partners, Dr. Crean served over 20 years in specialty pharmaceuticals; namely at Allergan (NYSE:AGN) and Aqua Pharmaceuticals, a private equity-backed company, prior to being sold to Almirall, SA. (BME:ALM). Dr. Crean has led transaction execution in a wide range of specialty areas including aesthetic and therapeutic dermatology, OTC skin care, neurological disorders / CNS, pain, inflammation, ophthalmology, oncology and diagnostics/ detection.  His corporate pharmaceutical experience spans research and development expertise in small molecules, biologics, prescription drugs, OTC products and medical devices.

Dr. Crean’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology leadership experience includes serving in key leadership roles in the development and/or growth of many commercial portfolios including: BOTOX, LUMIGAN, JUVEDERM, LATISSE, ACZONE, TAZORAC, MONODOX, FLUOROPLEX, XOLEGEL and VERDESO. Concurrent with Objective Capital, Dr. Crean serves as a strategic business advisor for several life science companies, is an active member on BIOCOM’s Capital Development Committee and BIO International 2017 Partnering Committee and a contributing member on the Membership & Program Committees for the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) in San Diego.

Dr. Crean holds a Masters of Business Administration Degree with a finance concentration from Pepperdine University School of Management. Additionally, he holds a Doctorate of Philosophy Degree in Biophysics and a Masters of Science Degree in Oncology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Crean also earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Canisius College.

Dr. Crean holds FINRA Series 79 and Series 63 licenses and is a Registered Representative of BA Securities LLC, Member FINRA SIPC.

Correspondence to board members may be addressed to:

Board Member Name

c/o Angela Neri
111 Fletcher Parkway
El Cajon, CA 92020

Or email the board at


Parents and community members are notified of board meetings through posted agendas on the school’s website. Agendas are also posted in the main office and each resource center location.

Public Hearing Notice-October 19, 2017

Public Hearing Notice-December 11, 2017

  • Thursday, June 22, 2017
    1:00 p.m. Annual Meeting | agenda    minutes
    621 S. Rancho Santa Fe
    San Marcos, CA 92078
  • Thursday, September 14, 2017
    8:00 a.m. Special Meeting | agenda    minutes
    3252 Bonita Road
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Monday, October 2, 2017
    2:30 p.m. Special Meeting  | agenda    minutes
    3030 Plaza Bonita Road, Suite 1000
    National City, CA 91950
  • Thursday, October 19, 2017
    1:00 p.m. Regular Meeting | agenda    minutes
    5975 Severin Drive
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Thursday, October 19, 2017
    2:00 p.m. Special Meeting | agenda    minutes
    5975 Severin Drive
    La Mesa, CA 91942
  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Board Workshop | agenda   minutes
    17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive
    San Diego, CA 92128
  • Monday, December 11, 2017
    8:00 a.m. Special Telephonic Board Meeting | agenda    minutes
    3252 Bonita Road
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Thursday, February 22, 2018
    1:00 p.m. Regular Meeting | agenda     minutes
    2525 El Camino Real, Space 156
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    3:30 p.m. Special Board Workshop  |  agenda      minutes
    3252 Bonita Road
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Thursday, March 29, 2018
    3:30 p.m. Special Board Workshop  |  agenda      minutes
    3252 Bonita Road
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Friday, April 27, 2018
    3:30 p.m. Special Board Meeting    |  agenda       minutes
    3252 Bonita Rd.
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
  • Thursday, June 21, 2018
    1:00 p.m. Annual Meeting | agenda   minutes
    10725 Tierrasanta Boulevard
    San Diego, CA 92124
  • Thursday, June 21, 2018
    3:30 p.m. Special Meeting | agenda minutes
    10725 Tierrasanta Boulevard
    San Diego, CA 92124

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