About The Foundation

The Mark Ross Montessori Foundation (MRMF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity that exists to support Ross Montessori School. The mission of MRMF is to provide financial support to the Ross Montessori School and to help the school achieve its vision. Through the Annual Fund, fundraising events, special campaigns and grant writing, the Foundation will grant money to the school to augment educational programs. The Mark Ross Montessori Foundation (MRMF) is a separate entity from the Ross Montessori Board of Directors. The MRMF Board of Directors meets as needed to discuss fundraising and related financial issues.

To make a tax-deductible gift to the Mark Ross Montessori Foundation


To learn more about how your gift makes a difference visit our Annual Fund page.

Foundation Board

7 days ago

Mark Ross Montessori Foundation 

Robin Cole - Member: Term October 2022- June 2025

Mandi Franz - Associate Head of School/Teaching Coach-Non Voting Member

Sonya Hemmen - Head of School/CEO- Non-Voting Board Member 

Andrew Karow - Member At Large: June 2022 - June 2025

Charlie Lozner - Treasurer: July 2024-June 2025

Thomas Morgan - Secretary: October 2021 - June 2024/April 2024-June 2027

Yuani Ruiz - President: Term October 2022- June 2025

Allison Sewell - Member: Term April 2024- June 2027

For any questions related to the Foundation, please email Amanda Benis, bookkeeper, at mrmf.amandabenis@rossmontessori.org

(updated 07/08/2024)