About Us

Our Mission

We are a group of parents, teachers, alumni, and community members who believe that the performing arts are an essential part of public education. We advocate, provide volunteer support, and raise funds to ensure that thriving performing arts programs continue at Willow Glen Middle School and Willow Glen High School.

Board/Committee Members 2019-2020

Board Members

President —  Loris van Ark
TreasurerJennifer March
SecretarySharon Kimont
Marketing/Communications ChairColleen Vega
Membership Chair — OPEN
FacilitiesJeff Stitt
Fundraising ChairCraig Heitkam

Committee Members

Allocations Chair — Tanya Blansett
Scholarship Chair
 — TBD
HS Theater Co-Producer — Parent Producers

Performing Arts Faculty

WGHS Choir/Band TeacherKelly Walker
WGHS Drama TeacherJodi Disario
WGHS Dance TeacherDanielle Deojeda-Fulton
WGMS Band Teacher — Samantha Rubino
WGMS Choir TeacherSarah Duarte

Meetings — Please Join Us!

We have a lot of work to do to make these performing arts programs possible for our kids. Come find out how we accomplish this, and how you can help us. Our PAB general meetings are usually held in the WGHS Library at 6:00pm. Meetings are open to all parents of WGMS/WGHS kids, and anyone who wants to help support our performing arts programs. If you have any questions, please contact our president,  Loris van Ark

PAB Meetings 2019-2020

First Tuesday of the month, 6:00 p.m. (open to the public: HS Library). 7:00 p.m. board meeting
  • September 3
  • October 8 (second Tuesday since first Tuesday falls during break)
  • November 5
  • December 3
  • January 7
  • February 4
  • March 3
  • April 7
  • May 5
  • June 2

Mailing address

Willow Glen Performing Arts Boosters (WGPAB)

Willow Glen High School, 2001 Cottle Ave., San Jose, CA 95125

Non-profit 501(c)(3)

Tax ID# 90-0768590

Help support our performing arts programs by making a donation!




“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James