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Board of Trustees

Meet the Rancho Santa Fe School Board of Trustees! We would love to hear from you and have provided our emails below.

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:

Kali Kim – President – Email Kali

Kali and her family moved to Rancho Santa Fe in 2011. She has three children at the Roger Rowe School. Kali is a certified public accountant and her last professional position was with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Los Angeles office. Kali was elected to the Board in November, 2018.

Jee Manghani – Vice President Clerk – Email Jee

Jee Manghani grew up in San Diego and attended UCSD, attaining a degree in Computer Science. He currently runs a software consulting business and is a General Partner of Value Investment Partnership. He and his family bought a home and moved to Rancho Santa Fe in 2010, for its excellent school district and special rural charm. He has two children, both attending the R. Roger Rowe school. Jee was elected to the Board in November, 2018.

Dr. Rosemarie Rohatgi – Clerk – Email Rosemarie

Dr. Rosemarie Rohatgi was elected to the Board in 2020 for a 4-year term. Rohatgi and her family first moved to the Rancho Santa Fe School District in 2015, when her son was about to start kindergarten. She completed her residency at UCLA and built a successful business focusing on sleep-related breathing disorders. She is a published expert in her field and has authored several research papers in sleep journals. 

Annette Ross – Member– Email Annette

Annette Ross was elected to the Board in 2020 for a 4-year term. Annette, her husband, Bill, and their five daughters moved into the Ranch four years ago. She previously worked full time as a professional for Morgan Stanley at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. After that, she served as a Refco Currency Trader in Bermuda.

General John Tree – Member – Email John

Brigadier General John Tree was elected to the Board in 2020 for a 4-year term. He and his wife have five children -- the youngest two currently attend Roger Rowe. General Tree has served our country for over 30 years as an Air Force officer and is still in the Air Force Reserves where he serves as the Senior Reservist to the Air Force Chief of Staff at the Pentagon.  In his civilian capacity, he and his wife own and operate a local packaging company.