Board of Trustees
Kay Coskey joined the Board of Trustees in 2013 after being an active member of the Burlingame School Community for over ten years. During this time, she served as the President of the Board of Directors at Palcare Preschool. She has also served as Franklin Elementary School's PTA President, Parliamentarian and Book Club Chair, Carnival, Hospitality, and Walk-a-Thon Co-Chair, Room Parent, and School Site Council Representative. Kay was a recipient of Franklin's Honorary Service Award. She chaired a position on the district's Five Year Strategic Plan. Kay has supported the BIS Spring Fling, Walk-a-Thon and numberous BIS teacher luncheons. Additionally, Kay also served on the Burlingame Community for Education (BCE) Board for many years and co-chaired the Dinner Dance. She continues to be a strong supporter of BCE, and feels every child in our school district benefits greatly from our school foundation. Kay has participated in the Alcatraz Swim, a BCE fundraiser.
Kay earned her B.S. in Nursing from Wilkes University and her M.S. in Nursing and Nurse Practitioner credential from Samuel Merritt University. She enjoyed working in several hospital Emergency Departments and Intensive Care Units in southern and northern CA. Later in life, Kay hopes to travel with her husband and offer medical care to people in countries outside the U.S.
After twenty years living in Burlingame, Kay and her husband Larry are still thrilled to be a part of our wonderful community. Both of their children, a son at BIS and daughter at BHS, have had positive experiences while attending our schools, and Kay would like to continue and help improve that experience for other Burlingame families. During her free time, Kay enjoys walking her dog, reading, traveling or playing tennis.
Davina Drabkin joined the board of trustees in 2009. She and her husband have three children and Davina has been an active parent volunteer in Burlingame schools. She has served on the District's Strategic Planning Committee, was involved in launching the district's Spanish-English dual immersion program, volunteered as a parent yard supervisor, and continues to help at many school events including the BIS Spring Fling and McKinley Harvest Festival. Davina and her husband are ardent supporters of BCE, the District's foundation.
Davina earned a BA in Psychology from U.C. Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. She studied abroad in both Russia and Guatemala. After graduating from U.C. Berkeley, she served as John Gardner Fellow in Public Service before working for a medical device consulting firm and then for Kaiser Permanente. Davina is an Associate Director for Online Executive Education at the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB). Prior to her current position, she developed business cases for the GSB and was a pioneer in reinventing the business case.
Providing all Burlingame students with a rigorous and well-rounded education in an encouraging environment is a top priority for Davina. She has completed the Masters in Governance Program through the California School Boards Association and serves as a delegate for Region 5B. One of her favorite activities as a board member is visiting schools. She also served on Peninsula Temple Sholom's Religious School Committee, where she co-chaired the search for the immediate past director, was a member of the search committee for the current director, and co-chaired the parent organization. Davina enjoys walking her two dogs, doing puzzles, and is working towards a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Mark G. Intrieri joined the Board of Trustees in 2008. He is a practicing attorney, admitted to the State Bar of California in 1984 after graduating cum laude from the University of Santa Clara in 1981. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Santa Clara School of Law in 1984, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award in the subject of labor law.
Mr. Intrieri is a principal and co-founder of Chapman & Intrieri, L.L.P. In 2004, he was recognized by his peers as one of the top 100 lawyers in Northern California and has been annually elected from 2004 to the present as a Northern California "Super Lawyer" in the area of civil litigation.
Since 1984, Mr. Intrieri has specialized in civil litigation and trial work in product liability, employment, business, construction, public entity and intellectual property litigation. He also has extensive experience in education and labor law for public entities, including conducting labor negotiations, contract administration, grievance arbitrations and administrative hearings. Mr. Intrieri represents both private clients and public entities in complex business and real estate matters and general civil litigation. Other areas in which he is experienced include personal injury defense, eminent domain, construction disputes, trademark infringement, complex toxic tort litigation and Government Code false claims Act cases.
Mr. Intrieri is admitted to all courts of the State of California, as well as the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Northern California Association of Defense Council, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, The Defense Research Institute, The Empire Who's Who Registry of Executives and Professionals and the California School Boards Association.
Mr. Intrieri is currently serving his second term as a member of the Burlingame Elementary School District Board of Trustees and volunteers his time coaching youth baseball and football in his community. He resides in Burlingame with his wife Katie and their four children.
Doug Luftman joined the Board of Trustees in 2016. He is a long time Silicon Valley senior executive. He earned a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering form the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1993. He obtained his Juris Doctor with honors from The George Washington University School of Law in 1997.
Mr. Luftman currently is Chief Innovation Officer and General Counsel at Lecorpio, LLC, a Bay Area technology startup company. Mr. Luftman's prior leadership roles have included working at various technology and media companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Through Mr. Luftman's leadership roles, his companies have been nationally recognized for their innovation.
For over a decade, he has worked with the White House, Congress, various federal courts and agencies and leading academic institutions, on matters relating to enhancing the national innovation agenda and the country's underlying patent system. Mr. Luftman has maintained a longstanding leadership role in the technology community through his involvement with various business, legal, educational and non-profit organizations, where he has been a strong proponent for supporting and improving commercial competitiveness in the U.S. through innovation and supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics initiatives. He has been asked to speak at various prestigious industry and academic institutions, has authored numerous articles and publications and has been quoted in various worldwide publications, on innovation and intellectual property issues. His extensive professional accomplishments have been nationally recognized and honored by global organizations and publications.
Mr. Luftman currently is serving his first term as a member of the Burlingame Elementary School District Board of Trustees and volunteers his time coaching soccer and serving in leadership roles in various local and national non-profit organizations. His passion for supporting public education stems from his immediate and extended family's longstanding history of working in the California and New York City public school systems, both as teachers and administrators. He resides in Burlingame with his wife Heather and his two children, who currently are attending Burlingame public schools.
Florence is grateful for the opportunity to help shape our school community by serving as a Trustee for the Burlingame School District. She offers a unique perspective to the School Board through her experience as a volunteer in our community and as a clinical psychologist.
Florence has lived in Burlingame since 2003 and currently has two children in the Burlingame School District (Roosevelt and BIS). Her older child has special needs, so she has been active in BSD's Special Education District Advisory Committee (SEDAC), acting as Chair for three-and-a-half years. SEDAC's most notable role is to plan and implement Ability Awareness and Tolerance Week every October. She also enjoys volunteering at the site level, participating in activities ranging from PTA financial secretary and yard duty to karaoke lunch club and stuffing envelopes.
She has been a supporter of Burlingame Community for Education foundation (BCE) for many years. She served two years on its Board, one year as a Roosevelt Site Representative and one year as VP of Scholars Circle.
Outside of school-related activities, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing piano, and volunteering for American Red Cross's casework and disaster mental health teams.