Board of Directors

LORI HAWKINS, Chair | Paralegal, Snell & Wilmer

BILL MASTERSON, Vice Chair and Secretary | Consultant

SISTER MARY LIAM BROCK, O.P., 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.

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

JOHN TALLARIDA | Executive Vice President, Heffernan Insurance Brokers

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

Bay Area 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 SUSANNA VASQUEZ, O.P.  |  DSMSJ Leadership Council, Coordinator of Affiliate Schools

CAROL ZWEIFEL  |  Paralegal, Norris Family Law

Los Angeles 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

KERI BOTELLO | Librarian, UCLA Dept. of Information Studies (ret.), Alumni Parent, FHSA

MARY CANOBBIO  |  Professor, UCLA School of Nursing

ERIC CHOI  |  Managing Director, FTN Midwest Research

ED COREY | Attorney

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

LYNNE HOOK  |  Attorney/Founder, Employer Lawyer

MERCEDES MARQUEZ  |  Community Development Consultant

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


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


Throughout our Vision of Hope Schools, the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose minister to the young, the poor, and the vulnerable. Your support allows us to continue the incredible legacy of the Dominican education in our Vision of Hope Schools. 

Dominican Sisters Vision of Hope   |   1555 34th Avenue, Oakland, CA 94601   |   Phone: 510-533-5768   |   Fax: 510-533-2365  

Dominican Sisters Vision of Hope is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our EIN number is 94-3356021, and our tax-exempt status is granted under a group exemption with the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops.