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Staff and Board of Directors

Andy Amstutz – Orinda

His professional experience includes IBM management, ALA Software founder, Businessland, Computerland, and SCC Consulting partner.

George “Skip” Bradish - Moraga

His professional experience includes PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, BankAmerica Corporation, and the U.S. Navy.

Joyce Hawkins – Orinda, Secretary

Her professional experience includes teaching and tutoring math, and co-owner of a small business, International Experiences, Inc., as well as former Mayor of Orinda.

Don Jenkins - Lafayette

Vice President-Development

His professional experience includes insurance and financial services at Lafayette Square Insurance Services, Inc.

Ruth McCahan - Lafayette

Immediate Past President & Founder

Her professional experience includes the design and delivery of Organizational Development and training programs at two subsidiaries of Transamerica Corporation.

Rick Shriner – Orinda

His professional experience includes 18 years as a Venture Partner at Woodside Fund, CEO of multiple start ups in Silicon Valley, and technical management at both Intel and Apple.

Jack Sweitzer – Orinda, Treasurer

His professional experience includes 4 years as an officer in the US Navy, and then he returned to Arthur Andersen & Co. in San Francisco and was promoted to partner.

Jane Tiemann – Orinda, President

Her professional experience includes service as Executive Director of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, as well as teaching positions at Cornell University and St. Mary’s College.


Larry Toy - Orinda, President Elect

His professional experience includes professor of astronomy at Chabot College and founding President/CEO of the Foundation for California Community Colleges.

Clarita Wooldridge - Lafayette

Her professional experience includes Presbyterian ministry and co-director of Senior Fellowship at LOPC. Clarita is a Registered Nurse.



Kathryn Ishizu, Operations Manager

 Her professional experience includes executive administration at Wells Fargo and multiple volunteer positions throughout the Lamorinda community.