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Board of Directors

Samuel L. Smalls

President. Mr. Smalls is Senior Vice President at George K. Baum & Company.

Jessica Isaacs

Vice-President, President Elect. Jessica Isaacs is Director of Finance at Angaza, which offers a Pay-As-You-Go Platform that makes it possible for off-grid customers to access clean renewable energy through affordable micropayments.

Amber Harezlak

Secretary. Dr. Harezlak is an intellectual property rights attorney with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett of Palo Alto.

Cheryl Barnes

Chair, Resource Development Committee. Ms. Barnes is a Business Development Manager at Discover Student Loans.

Kevin Blackburn

Chair, Program Committee. Mr. Blackburn is the Associate Vice President of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs for the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco.

Cerena Julien

Ms. Julien is an early childhood educator.

Madhvi Owen

Ms. Owen is a Vice President with Bank of the West. Her responsibilities span integrated marketing, project management, strategic planning, and team building.

Don Rath

Chair, Finance Committee. Mr. Rath is a Certified Public Accountant currently serving as the Vice President of Corporate Tax at Synopsys, Inc.

Zachary Townsend

Mr. Townsend was the founder of Standard Treasury, a startup acquired by Silicon Valley Bank. He currently serves as the Chief Data Officer for the State of California.

Lawrence Wang

Chair, Audit Committee Mr. Wang is a Senior Analyst for Strategy and Analytics at Fuzebox Software Corporation.

Jay A. Berlin

Dr. Berlin is the founder and CEO of Alternative Family Services.