Rancho Santa Fe School District
Board of Trustees
Meet the Rancho Santa Fe School Board! We would love to hear from you and have provided our emails below.
Pictured left to right, back row: Scott Kahn, Todd Frank, and Tyler Seltzer
Pictured left to right, front row: Sarah Neal and Marti Ritto
The Board of Trustees is a group of five elected school district residents. They are volunteers who serve for a term of four years. School Board elections are held every two years with two seats open in the first, and three seats open in the subsequent election. Here are the current members:
Todd Frank – President – Email Todd
Todd Frank was elected to the Board in November 2010 and November 2014. He and his wife, Lynn, currently have 1 daughter attending the R. Roger Rowe Middle School; their older daughter graduated in June 2016.
Tyler Seltzer – Vice President – Email Tyler
Tyler was appointed to the board in September, 2011 and elected in 2012 and 2016 for 4-year terms. Both he and his wife, Liz, are graduates of R. Roger Rowe School, and now have three children attending the school. Tyler is a graduate of USC and also a former executive in the food and beverage industry. He currently serves as a partner in his family’s private investment business.
Marti Ritto – Clerk – Email Marti
Marti Ritto was elected to the Board in November 2010 and November 2014. Hailing originally from Colorado, Marti is a graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder. Marti and her husband, Patrick, have one child enrolled at R. Roger Rowe Middle School and one child who graduated in June 2016 from R. Roger Rowe Middle School. Marti is a retired business woman – she worked at Yahoo! Inc. as a Sr. Producer during the company’s formative years in the Bay Area, and has over 18 years experience in Internet Development, Media Production, and Product Management.
Scott Kahn – Member – Email Scott
Scott was appointed to the board in May 2016. He and his wife, Shaunna, have twins enrolled at R. Roger Rowe School. Scott earned his Ph.D. in Theoretical Organic Chemistry from UC Irvine before spending a year at Cambridge University in England as a Fellow of Churchill College. He was an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana before he became an executive in the Life Sciences industry and then the CIO at Illumina until his retirement in 2016.
Sarah Neal – Member – Email Sarah
Sarah Neal was elected to the board in 2016 for a 4-year term. Sarah and her husband, Todd, have two children attending Roger Rowe Elementary School.