2020-21 Board of Directors

*Past Chair of Alameda Boys & Girls Club

LAUREN ZIMMERMAN COOK, CHAIR
Alameda Elders Communities – CEO

BOB BROWN, CHAIR-ELECT
Team EES, Inc. – President & CEO

KRISTEN THORSON, SECRETARY
Alameda Health System – Manager Support Services 

ROBERT DOUD, TREASURER
MH Holding Company, Inc. – President

MEGHAN O’DRISCOLL FINTLAND – VICE CHAIR
Early Warning – Director of Influencer

ALLEN KANADY – VICE CHAIR
Omega Termite & Pest Control – Owner

KEN CALA, IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR *
Tax Management & Wealth Advisory Services

BASIL ALWATTAR, MD
Sutter Health Orthopedists – Orthopaedic Surgeon

BRAD BARNETT
Toyota Walnut Creek – General Manager

LARRY BARONE
NASA Ames Research Center – Retired

ITALO CALPESTRI *
Italo Calpestri Architect

GIG CODIGA *
Genentech – Director of Facilities

STEVE CRESSY *
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties – Realtor

BILL DAL PORTO *
Chevron Group Manager – Retired

JEANNIE GRAHAM
Business Marketing Consultant

JIM HAMMACK
Nerd Crossing – CEO

JOHN JACOBS
Bank of Marin – VP, Market Manager

SCOTT KERNS
Bay Risk Insurance – Principal

ED KOFMAN *
Royal Alliance/Calif. Capital Planning – Managing Executive 

BURNY MATTHEWS *
Alameda Police Chief – Retired

MICHAEL MCDONOUGH
Alameda Principal Financial Group 

JACK MCILVAIN
Commercial Maintenance Service

ALAN METHENY
Alameda  Wells Fargo Advisors – Financial Advisor 

PASH OBENG, JR
Facebook – International Integrated Marketing Manager 

BARRY PARKER, DDS, MS * 
Orthodontist – Retired

JULIE POND
Alameda  Family Services Marketing & Outreach Manager, Headstart Coordinator   

DEBORAH ROCHA
Community Advocate 

PAUL ROLLERI
Alameda Police Chief – Retired

BRYAN SCHWARTZ
Bryan Schwartz Law – Attorney 

DON SHERRATT *
Alameda Unified School District – Retired 

RICH SHERRATT *
Ertec Environmental Systems LLC  – Managing Member 

TOM SULLIVAN * 
Law Offices of Thomas P. Sullivan, APC – Alameda  Attorney 

SABRINA SVENDSEN
IX Medical – Regional Sales Representative

WILL THOMAS
Newmark Knight Frank – Associate Director 

TODD WELLNITZ
Wellguard Insurance & Financial – President

SEAN WHISKEMAN
Catellus Development Corporation Alameda First Vice President of Development 

CARRIE WRIGHT
Alameda County Industries – Community Relations

2020-21 Associate and Honorary Boards

ASSOCIATE BOARD 
Bob Baker
Bruce Bothwell, DDS
David Ballerini 
David McCarver 
Kathleen Woulfe 
Mark “Guido” Ferro
Tim Marr 
Bill Gibbs

 

HONORARY BOARD 
Oberto Alvarez
C. Richard Bartalini *
Del Blaylock *
Ronald Cowan
James B. Davis *
Albert S. Edgerton, DDS *
Linda Kolowich *
James T. Kennedy *
Steve Kint
Richard “Cap” Lyons *
Ralph Mendelson *
Steve Simi *
Jon Thurston *