Our mission is to support the many rich offerings and resources that make our school district unique, including collaborating with the school to plan and host community events.
We do this EXCLUSIVELY through financial contributions and volunteering.
shARK BOARD 2022-2023
Caitlin O'Neill. President
Caitlin O’Neill is mom to two HUSD students, in 3rd and 6th grades. She will serve as shARK Board President this year and has been a board member since 2018. Caitlin is a registered nurse and owner of Pacific Moon Lactation, a private breastfeeding consulting practice. When not working or shARK-ing, Caitlin loves spending quality time with friends and family, hanging in the garden, the forest, and at the beach, traveling, and writing. Originally from Rhode Island, she has been living in West County since 2003 and deeply appreciates the strong, loving support and values of this school community.
Sarah Laird. Vice President
Sarah Laird is a wife and mother of four children, three who will be at Harmony and Salmon Creek this year and the fourth an alumnus. She has been a member of ShARK since 2011 and is serving her second term as Vice President. Sarah is a homemaker and also works part time for the family business. She loves the outdoors–from gardening to running and hiking, and is always busy. She values the rich history of our school, where it is, what it provides for our children, and is dedicated to supporting it however she can. She is looking forward to this school year and interacting with families and staff on campus and at school events.
Sue Davis. Treasurer/Garden Liaison
Sue Davis is a HUSD parent who has served on the shARK Board since 2020, first as Secretary and now as Treasurer. She works as the Executive Director of the School Garden Network and also as office administrator for Pelican Builders. Sue enjoys frolicking in the garden, spending time with friends and family, and being active in the community. Sue was born and raised in a small town in Pennsylvania and has been living in Sonoma County since 2004.
Sarah Wieland. Secretary
Sarah Wieland is a mother to first grader, Weylan Briglio and wife to Andy Briglio of Black Oak Builders. Sarah Joined ShArk with a desire to support the school and its teachers and to help build community for all of the families of Harmony School. Sarah and Weylan enjoy walking to school each day through the fabulous nature trail. Sarah is a free-lance florist and a stick diviner in the Dagara tradition.
Marni Davis. Officer/Welcome Committee
Marni Davis is the mother of two HUSD students (4th and 1st) and served as shARK President during the 2021-22 school year. She loves connecting people and supporting our incredible Harmony community. Marni has worked in communications, higher ed academic advising and as a drama teacher. She has a weakness for detective novels, Ethiopian food, and historic schoolhouses. In her spare time she loves going on family adventures and performing as a singer with her husband, Jonny, who is a pianist. A Sacramento native, Marni has lived in Berkeley, Boston, Oakland and NYC, but the majestic wilderness of Sonoma County never fails to take her breath away.
Lily Borgeson. Officer/Newsletter
Lily Borgeson is mom to two HUSD students, in 6th and TK. She is a Sebastopol native and teaches dance at Sebastopol Ballet. She is also starting at SSU this fall to get her single subject credential in English, and plans to be a middle school English teacher. Lily loves reading, gardening, going to the theater, any and all forms of exercise, camping and travel. She is excited for a great year at HUSD, and loves being part of this community.
Gaia Farina. Officer/Auction Lead
Gaia Farina is mom to two HUSD students, 4th & 1st grade. She is looking forward to building community relationships through ShARK while supporting our amazing school. Gaia is excited to bring her background in Event Planning to ShARK and the auction this year. She is also looking forward to using her passion for graphic design. When Gaia is not running between baseball & gymnastics, or helping her husband with their family electrical business, you will find her in the garden, playing at the beach, enjoying music or camping.