Our Board 2016-2017

Executive Board

2015 favorites137 Tiffany Hampton – President
Hi all! My son is a Franklin Fox in 3rd grade. I’m grateful to be part of this community and even more grateful to be able to have the time work with the school and our kids. I love to see this community come together to thrive and can’t wait to meet each and every one of you! I hope you all get a chance to check in with FOF and it’s happenings. It truly takes a village. Please email me anytime! I love to hear from my fellow Franklin parents. πŸ™‚
Svan Karadottir Svan Karadottir – Vice President
Mom of Markus (grade 4), Alexander (grade 1) and baby Leo. Vice President of Friends of Franklin. Former life as an art historian and gallery manager in Boston who is now loving LA and the Franklin community with her family.
nicole2 Nicole Lenander – Secretary & Fox Facts Ninja
I was born in ’76 at the Kaiser on Edgemont. I’m local and I miss Jay Burgers. I have two boys (1st and 3rd) grade who do not sit still, but they’re my angels. Call me and we can hang out. 323-401-5956
Colleen Henneberry – Treasurer


Heather Arndt – Room Parent Coordinator
my head Erica Chapman – Fund Drive Chairperson
Mom to Wyatt ( grade 4) and Emily (grade 1)…other career lives include dance, theatre, massage therapy…and headed back to school this year for Speech Therapy. Also involved on the GATE committee and helping with the Shakespeare rotations for Third Grade….and is “manager” to The Franklin Fox. πŸ™‚
Kristen Knauff Kristen Knauff
I have a deep-seated love of travel and coffee, together or individually. I dream to one day return to my childhood roots of raising chickens. My husband and I have two kids at Franklin (a second grader and a fifth grader) and we are very thankful to be part of this great school community.
IMG_5488 Cara Liles – Soccer Invitational Chairperson
Mom to fifth grader Jackson and pre-TK Henry. Can’t wait to fill this last year with the great events, teachers, parents and kids of my favorite neighborhood school.
Charlotte Swanson – Hospitality Chair
Demian Wyma
Running.ashx (2) West Burghardt – Jog-a-thon Chairperson
Capture Mike Fowler – Treasurer Elect
Mike is the parent of a 1st grader at Franklin and a preschooler (who will be headed to Franklin in 2017!). By day he works as a commercial real estate broker leasing and selling big-box industrial buildings throughout southern California. By night he counts the generous donations made to Friends of Franklin as its treasurer-elect. He and his family live walking-distance to Franklin and have an outrageous Halloween party every year.


DSC_0221 Stacy Fernandez – Franklin Night Out Chairperson
Stacy Fernandez is the mother to Georgia, Grade 5, and Piere, Grade 2. She works in the world of fragrance and cosmetics and has been living in Los Feliz for over 16 years. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she is passionate about all things Californian, including our incredible schools. This year she will be chairing the Franklin Night Out Live and Silent Auction.



Tiffany Hampton – President (tiffanyfof@gmail.com)
Svan Karadottir – Vice President (svanfof@gmail.com)
Colleen Henneberry – Treasurer (colleenhfof@gmail.com)
Nicole Lenander – Secretary (nlenander@yahoo.com)


Heather Arndt
Erica Chapman
Kristen Knauff
Cara Liles
Charlotte Swanson
Demian Wyma
Mike Kang
Carris Christianson
Erica Vilardi-Espinosa
Greg Brouwer
Adam Moore

We’re always in need of new energy and new ideas. Interested in joining the board?
Deadlines for submitting FOF board applications for the 2017-18 school year
will most likely will be in May.

For more information send mail to friends.of.franklin@gmail.com.