Board of Directors

PUSD Parents Group

Board of Directors

Effective January 1, 2018

Dr. Jing (Jessica) Xu

President, Board Member (December 2019)

Dr. Jessica Xu is a mother of two PUSD students and a long-time resident in San Diego.  Among her many community activities, she serves on the board of Rancho Penasquitos Town Council and is a member of Yale Alumni Schools Committee.  Previously she served on the board of PUSD Educational Technology Advisory Committee (ETAC), Yale Club of San Diego, and Association for Women in Science San Diego Chapter.  She is a member of Parent Teacher Association (PTA).  Professionally Dr. Xu is a management consultant focusing on biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

Dr. Yan Yang

Board Member (December 2018)

Dr. Yan Yang is a mother of two PUSD students and a long-time resident in San Diego.  She is the principal of Grace School and a room parent at her child’s school.  Professionally Dr. Yang is an Associate professor focusing on Public Policy with over 8 years of experience in teaching and researching.


Richard Mason

Member at Large (December 2018)

Mr. Richard Mason is a prominent community volunteer.  Among his many community services, he founded Rancho Bernardo High School Friends of the Library in 2004.  Since 2006 he has been part of a team teaching ballroom dancing in the elementary schools.  He is a member of the US Dance Sport Hall of Fame.  He was inducted to Rancho Bernardo Hall of Fame in 2014 for his contributions to the community.