Patti Carothers

Founding Director, Organizing Board President. SRC (Scientific Review Committee) Chairman
-For questions on ALL aspects pertaining to the science fair.


Suzette Takei

Assistant Director & Judging Coordinator
For questions regarding both student and judging applicantions, deadlines and project development.



Lorraine (Maafi) Cook

Director of Diversity, Community and Sponsorship Outreach


For questions pertaining to Oakland Unified School District school participation, Alameda County Title 1 school participation, and sponsorship opportunities from Oakland based corporations, businesses and individuals.



" Malia Takei " E-Mentor Coordinator



* NOTE Students requesting an e-mentor and Adult e-mentor volunteers -

Please refer to the menu bar link for the e-mentor program BEFORE sending your questions or applications.


For e-mentor questions from:

1. prospective ADULT volunteers interested in becoming ementors

2. STUDENTS interested in being matched with an e-mentor.

Balita Shepperson

Volunteer Coordinator

- If you want to volunteer see the link in the menu bar. If you have any questions contact Balita.



Alameda County Science And Engineering Fair Association


Mailing Address *note our mailing address changed on 7/1/16

Synopsys Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair (ACSEF)

c/o Patti Carothers — Founding Director

3996 Mt. Rainier Ct., Pleasanton, CA 94588


Location of the science fair: Alameda County Fairgrounds - Pleasanton, CA

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