Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

John Shockley, President, Technology Program Manager
Michael Ritchie, Vice President, President, Critical Info
Galen Hamilton, Treasurer, COO, Washington Township Medical Group
Tracie Noriega,  Secretary, Administrator, NHUSD
Emma Blanco, Director of Communications, Marketing & Communications 
Jerry Williams, Director of Technology, Technology Sales Manager
Helen Kennedy, Executive Director

Board Members:

Tina Bobadilla-Mastel, Teacher and PASE Board Member
Don del Pilar, Retired Teacher/Counselor, NHUSD
Remy Fortier, Real Estate Broker
Josemari Galang, Data Analyst, Ohlone College Student
Tommie Lindsey, Retired Teacher, Forensics Coach
Rita Mijares, Community Advocate
Glenn Nate, Business Owner 
Rhonda Neagle, 
Retired Administrator NHUSD
Lance Nishihira,
Trustee, NHUSD, Technology Manager Xoom
Cindy O’Brien,
  Retired Teacher, NHUSD
Jacob Perez, NHUSD Maintenance & Operations Supervisor
Shamsa Rafay Khawaja, Human Relations Commissioner
Jill Stavosky, Dir. Community & Recreation Services, Union City
Anson Tjing, Real Estate Agent
Julie Zhu,
 Dir. Community Relations, Fremont Bank

Advisory Board Members:

Tony Acosta, Ret. City Manager, City of Union City
Gary Charland, EVP Masonic Homes of California
Emily Duncan, Union City City Councilmember
Carol Dutra-Vernaci, Mayor of Union City
Pat Gacoscos, Union City City Councilmember
Maria Ochoa, Ret. Educator, San Jose State University
Bill Quirk, CA State Assemblymember Dist. 20
Linda Stewart, Exec. Director Magnolia Women’s Recovery Program
Michael Sweeney, 
Mayor Emeritus, Hayward
John Thompson, Superintendent, NHUSD
Richard Valle, Alameda County Supervisor

Management:

Helen Kennedy, Executive Director

Interested in Joining the Board of Directors?

How board members help the Foundation:

  • Enhance the Foundation’s public standing by representing and speaking for the Foundation in the community.
  • Ensure adequate financial resources by supporting the Foundation fundraising.
  • Protect assets and provide proper financial oversight.
  • Monitor, strengthen and advise the Foundation in its efforts to develop programs and activities.
  • Perform all other duties as provided in the bylaws or prescribed by the Foundation’s Board.

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Scholarship Donors

Thank you to all of the people and organizations who sponsor scholarships to help our students succeed in life!

Over $5,000

  • Tim Curry & Denise Lawson-Curry
  • Arthur & Marsha Badella
  • Michael Byron & Catherine Duterte-Byron
  • Michael and Cindy O'Brien