» TPI Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors for the Thompson Policy Institute is comprised of experts in the fields of education and disability. The Board of Advisors meets with the TPI team twice each year, in the fall and spring, to provide ideas and input on the policy initiatives, programs, and services that TPI provides. 

Long conference table and chairs in meeting room surrounded by windows

TPI Team:

Meghan Cosier Director and Associate Professor
Audri Sandoval Gomez Co-Director
Don Cardinal Professor and Founding Director Emeritus
Jeanne Anne Carriere Director, FAST@UCI
Jill Perez Program Specialist
Elissa Green Kaustinen Director, FAST@CHOC
Jennifer James Office Manager & Special Projects Coordinator
Michelle Lan Nguyen Grants & Contracts Project Coordinator
Charlotte Achieng Evensen CalEPIC Senior Transformation Specialist
Kevin Nguyen-Stockbridge CalEPIC Project Manager
Linda O'Neal Transition Specialist
Shayne Brophy-Felbab K - 12 Learning Specialist
Laura Cervantes Evaluation and Research Manager


Board of Advisors:

Wendy Altamirano
Stephen Hinkle
Rhonda Marriott
Jason McAlexander
Tom Megerian, MD
Roxanne Miller
Reg Chhen Stewart
Don Thompson
Katie Ulvestad