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MS. SALLY JOAN BAKER, HOST/PRODUCER, Ms. Baker has received 32 awards including Profiles of Excellence Award, from KGO, Channel 7; a Bay Area Local Heroes Award, from KQED, Channel 9 and Union Bank of California; an Alameda County Arts Leadership Award; a For Those Who Care Award, from KRON, Channel 4; a Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award; a Golden Rule Award, from JC Penney; 3 Staff Recognition Awards, from the University of California Berkeley; among many others. Ms. Baker holds a California Teaching Credential; has extensive experience in TV and radio as a host, producer, anchorwoman, narrator, actress, and motivational speaker. Stories have appeared about her work in newspapers and magazines across the country. Ms. Baker is a strong supporter of underpriveleged children and helping them through reading/poetry.


MR. ADNAN S. TOUMA, DIRECTOR, Mr. Touma is Technical Writer and Videographer who directs the WEE POETS Internship Training Program at Berkeley Community Media, Channel 28, Berkeley. He videotapes children at after-school programs and on-site locations. He is a WEE POETS Board Member, Treasurer, and Bookkeeper. He holds a B.A. and a M.S. Degree in Industrial Design from San Francisco State University. He retired as an Architectural Engineer CAD Specialist at the Presidio Trust, San Francisco. A story about his WEE POETS achievements appeared in the PRESIDIO PROFILES Newsletter. Mr. Touma is the recipient of Heroes in Education Award, from the California Lottery; a WEE POETS Achievement Award; a Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award; a Golden Rule Award, from JC Penney; We Couldn’t Have Done It Without You Award, from Stagebridge Oakland.

MS. JENNIFER NUTT, SECRETARY/BOARD MEMBER, Ms. Nutt serves as Secretary for Wee Poets and has been a Board Member for over ten years. Ms. Nutt works as a Lawyer in San Francisco Bay Area.

MS. SHARON WOOLARD, BOARD MEMBER, Ms. Sharon Woolard has been a teacher for the West Contra Costa School District for 35 years. Ms. Woolard is interested in literacy and technology which is one of the reasons why she supports Wee Poets as a Board Member. Sharon has a daughter, Erin, who worked on Wee Poets. Sharon hopes that Wee Poets will continue to be a valuable option for children to demonstrate their writing talent as well as learn technical skills that will prepare them for future jobs.

MS. KATRINA PETERS, BOARD MEMBER, Ms. Peters has served for over three years as a Wee Poets Board Member. Ms. Peters also works as a Psychiatrist in the San Francisco Bay Area.

MR. MARTIN MEJIA, BOARD MEMBER, Mr. Mejia is the most recent addition to Wee Poets. He joined last year to support Wee Poets as a Board Member. He works full-time as a Personal Banker in the San Francisco Bay Area.