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 2022-2023

Board Members

President Maggie Austen
TreasurerLana Faris
SecretaryJannean Pisoni
Marketing/Communications ChairColleen Vega
Membership ChairJoyce Cisper
Teacher LiaisonsJoyce Cisper

HS Theater Parent ProducersMelissa Eich, Katie Woy

Committee Members

Fundraising Co-ChairsMelissa Eich

Members-at-Large- Lana Faris, Monina Wright

Chair — open
WGMS Parent Producers
 — open

Performing Arts Faculty

WGHS Choir/Band TeacherKelly Walker

WGHS Drama TeacherAllyson Velasquez

WGHS Theatre TeacherMike Boston
WGHS Dance Coach —On hold

WGMS Band TeacherSamantha Rubino
WGMS Choir TeacherSarah Duarte

WGMS Drama Teacher— Elizabeth Stitt

WGMS Theatre – on hold

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 via Webex. If you are interested in attending the PAB general meetings please email us at wgpab.president@gmail.com. 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,  Maggie Austen

WGPAB Meetings will be held the second Tuesday of the month, in person or virtually on Webex, as conditions permit. Our next general meeting will be held November at 6:30pm. Location / URL info TBD

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!

donate to WGPAB


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