Dr. Omari Onyango is the owner and CEO of Palmdale Family Dental & Orthodontics. He has been the 1st Elder/administrator of SDA Fellowship of Rancho Cucamonga since 2006. He has served as chair of the Kenya American Association for two terms and was a researcher at Center for Dental Research, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University. Previously, he served as a note taker for the Board of Directors for Alliance for Multicultural Community Services in Houston. He was also a college Professor in the Department Community Health, School of Medicine, University of Nairobi, where he taught courses in Health Services Management and Health Care Administration. He also coordinated an international course for the training of Health Care Administrators for the continent of Africa. Dr. Onyango graduated with a DDS in 1985 and Masters in Public Health in 1988 from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. He comes from a family of teachers. Dr. Omari joined the Lewis Center for Educational Research Board of Directors in 2018.
Sharon Page is the owner/operator of The HR Edge in Victorville, California providing Human Resource consulting services to small and medium-sized businesses and organizations in the High Desert and Inland Empire. Sharon Page is an active member of both the IE SHRM and PiHRA Inland Valley chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management. She graduated from CSU, Northridge with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Science and Services and holds both the SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications. Ms. Page joined the Lewis Center for Educational Research Board of Directors in 2018.
David Rib joined Mitsubishi Cement Corporation in 2005 where he handles all aspects of environmental compliance for the large mining and manufacturing facility at the Cushenbury plant. As Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility, he is involved with employee safety and community relations. He spent the previous 16 years at the Kramer Junction solar power plants, and before that at the Cool Water Coal Gasification Program in Daggett, CA. David graduated from the University of Maryland with a BS in Chemical Engineering, and obtained a ME in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He holds certifications for Visible Emissions Evaluation, Hazardous Materials Specialist, UST Designated Operator and Radiation Safety Officer. David serves as Treasurer of the Mojave Environmental Education Consortium. He served on the Hearing Board of the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District as the Engineer Member from 1994 to 2012. Other community involvements include: Lucerne Valley Economic Development Association, MCC Educational Foundation and Advisory Committee for SCADA (Systems Control & Design Academy) at Granite Hills High School. Mr. Rib joined the Lewis Center for Educational Research Board of Directors in 2018.