Board of Directors and Staff

Board of Directors and Staff

Board of Directors

Irene Scully, President
Katie Peterson, Vice President and Treasurer
Suzannah Scully, Secretary
John Scully, Board Member
Andrea Scully, Board Member
Elizabeth Quigney, Board Member


Kathleen Maloney, Executive Director

Kathleen Maloney joined the Irene S. Scully Family Foundation in 2007 and has served as the Foundation’s Program Officer, Director of Programs, and since 2014, as Executive Director. Kathleen is responsible for the Foundation’s funding strategies, partnership development, and oversight of the Foundation’s primary grantmaking goal: to create equitable educational opportunities for students living in Oakland and West Contra Costa County. Prior to joining the Foundation, Kathleen received a Master of Arts degree in Visual and Critical Studies from the California College of the Arts, where she studied the seminal role of images, artifacts, and visual experiences in contemporary society through interdisciplinary and cross-cultural study. Kathleen has worked as a freelance writer and editor and also as a program coordinator for the Independent Press Association. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Stanford University. In addition to her work at the Foundation, Kathleen is also a founding member of the GO Public Schools West Contra Costa Leadership Council and serves as the philanthropic representative on West Contra Costa Unified School District’s District Budget Engagement Committee (DBEC). She is a parent and lives in El Cerrito.

Mayuko Lee, Grants Manager

Mayuko Lee joined the staff of the Irene S. Scully Family Foundation in 2010 as the Grants Manager. In collaboration with the Director of Programs, Mayuko oversees all aspects of the grants administration. She is also responsible for the development and maintenance of the Foundation’s grants management system and the Foundation’s website and external communications. Prior to joining the Foundation, Mayuko worked in Tokyo as an international market coordinator for a cosmetic company for five years. She supported international business operations in Asia and Europe, including sales, marketing, merchandising, event promotion, collateral development and implementation, recruiting, and training. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, with a minor in Communication, from the University of California at Davis. She is a parent and lives in San Francisco.