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Board of Directors, 2015-2016

Board Chair:

Theresa M. Landers, Bookkeeping and Related Services; Todd Song Tax Consulting; Notary Public, M&N Back Office


Debbie Thorpe, Coldwell Banker Coastal Alliance, Realtor

1st Vice Chair: (Governance)

Joan Van Hooten, Executive Director/Director of Development for various arts organizations (retired)

2nd Vice Chair: (Development)

Michele Dobson, Attorney, Law Offices of Michele A. Dobson

Recording Secretary:

Robyn Gordon-Peterson, Chief Operations Officer, Long Beach Transit (retired)


Joan Alderson, Controller, Girl Scouts of Orange County (retired)

Immediate Past Chair:

Michael Soutar, President/Partner, MSP Architects

Board Members:

Gina Ballard, Principal, Holthouse, Carlin & Van Trigt, LLP
Theresa Brunella, Medical Home Health Care (retired)
Barry Cogert, Founder/Executive Director, Jazz Angels
Pat Ellington, Travel Consultant, Incredible Journey Travel
Joen Garnica, President, Garnica Interiors
Minoo Maasoumi, Nursing Administrator (retired)
Deloris Mayuga, Real Estate Investor & Property Manager
Steven T. Romeyn, Controller & IT Administrator Consultant
Lynn Shrum, Second Vice President, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

No board members receive remuneration for their participation.