Board of Directors

The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity governed by a Board of Directors.


Donna Linton


Assistant County Administrator (Retired)

County of Alameda

Michael Gomez

Vice Chair


Barclays Capital

Elnora Tena Webb, PhD


Executive Vice Chancellor, Strategic Planning, Partnerships and Advancement

Peralta Community College District

Teresa Deloach Reed


Fire Chief (Retired)

City of Oakland


Josefina C. Baltodano, JD

Founder & Executive Director, Executive Leadership Academy; Senior Associate–External Relations, Center for Studies in Higher Education

University of California, Berkeley

Bruce Bauer


West Coast Vending & Food Service
Danielle Coleman

Danielle Coleman, JD

Director – Global Litigation

Applied Materials

Delvecchio Finley

Chief Executive Officer

Alameda Health System

Larry Gallegos

Area Manager

City of Oakland, Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Project Implementation Division

Eugene McGrane

Managing Director, Brokerage Services

Cushman & Wakefield

Eric J. Patrick, JD

Attorney at Law

Law Office of Richard A. Gutstadt, P.C

Brenda Payne

Supplier Diversity Manager (Retired)

APL Limited

Melanie Shelby


Gray, Greer, Shelby & Vaughn

Peter Slabaugh, MD

Division of Orthopedics

Alameda Health System

Gaspar “David” Stinfil

Vice President

Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., L.L.C.

John White

Certified Insurance Counselor

One Risk Group

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