Board of Directors

LORI HAWKINS, Board President | Paralegal, Snell & Wilmercleardot.gif

LORETTA HOLSTEIN, Board Vice President

SISTER MARY LIAM BROCK, O.P.,  Board Treasurer | Congregational Treasurer, DSMSJ Leadership Council

NICK ANDRADE | Retired Business Executive

KATHLEEN ASH | Executive Director of Development, Principal Gifts, Loyola Marymount University

BETSY BLISS | Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Securities

STEVE CATTON | Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch

EDWARD E. COREY | Partner, Corey & Corey

MAUREEN HUNTINGTON | Retired Catholic School Superintendent


CHARLOTTE MILLINER | President and CEO, Center for Professional Development, Inc.

JOHN TALLARIDA | Executive Vice President, Heffernan Insurance Brokers

SISTER MARY SUSANNA VASQUEZ, O.P. | Director, Affiliate Schools, DSMSJ Leadership Council

Northern California Advisory Board

BETSY BLISS  |  Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Securities

SISTER MARY LIAM BROCK, O.P.  |  Board Treasurer, DSMSJ Leadership Council, Congregational Treasurer

STEVE CATTON  |  Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch

ANNE DAVISON  | Advisor to Bay Area Schools

MARC DOMINGUEZ | Counselor, Bishop O’Dowd High School, Oakland


ROBERTA FURGER-KERSHNER  |  Director of Community Outreach and Senior Writer, Learning Policy Institute


FRANK MATARRESE  |  Vice Mayor, Alameda, CA

ANNA MORFIT  |  Civic Leader

RODNEY PIERRE-ANTOINE | Executive Director of the Lumen Christi Academies, Oakland

NICK RASIC  |  Owner/Broker, Palladium Realty

SISTER JOLENE SCHMITZ  | Educator and Former President of Holy Spirit Community

IRENE SCULLY  |  President, Irene S. Scully Family Foundation

ANGELA STANFEL  |  Assistant District Manager, Social Security Administration

DR. JUDITH STANLEY  |  Professor (Ret.), California State University, Hayward

TODD TRAINA  |  President, Red Rover Films

TREVOR TRAINA  |  Chairman, SchemaLogic Corporation

SISTER MARY PETER TRAVISS, O.P.  |  University of San Francisco Emerita Professor (Ret.)

SISTER MARY SUSANNA VASQUEZ, O.P.  |  DSMSJ Leadership Council, Coordinator of Affiliate Schools

CAROL ZWEIFEL  |  Paralegal, Norris Family Law

Southern California Advisory Board

KATHLEEN ASH  |  Executive Director of Development, Principal Gifts, Loyola Marymount University

DENISE BACALL  |  Vice President, Fabri Cote

SISTER CELESTE MARIE BOTELLO, O.P.  |  Principal, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

MICHAEL BOTELLO |  Past Chair, DSMSJ Foundation, Trust Attorney

MARY CANOBBIO  |  Professor, UCLA School of Nursing

ERIC CHOI  |  Managing Director, FTN Midwest Research

SISTER GEORGETTE COULOMBE, O.P. | Southern Vision of Hope Office

THERESE FUNK  |  Executive Director, Counseling Partners of LA

JOANNE HAWKINS  |  Registered Nurse (Ret.)

LORI HAWKINS |  Paralegal Snell & Wilmer, LLP

SANDRA HERMAN  |  Alumni Parent, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

LORETTA HOLSTEIN  |  Board Member, PICO National Board, Jesuit School of Theology, Santa Clara

MERCEDES MARQUEZ  |  Community Development Consultant

SHANNON MCDONALD  |  Parent Volunteer, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

BISHOP DAVID O’CONNELL  |  Auxiliary Bishop, Archdiocese of Los Angeles

ROBERT ROGINSON  |  Attorney/Partner, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

MARK SCARSI |Partner, Milband, Tweed, Hudley & McCloy

ANN B. SHEA  |  Photographer

ROBERT A. SMITH III  |  President, Sierra Leasing and President, Doheny Foundation

JEANNETTE VALDIVIA  |  Attorney, Law Offices of Jeannette Valdivia

JILL WONDRIES  |  Owner, Automobile Dealership

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