CSPF Board

CSPF Founder

William Penn Mott, Jr. (1909-1992)

"We not only must live with our day-to-day decisions, but we must be responsible for long-range decisions, the results of which may not show up for several hundred years." — William Penn Mott, Jr.


David Mandelkern, Chairman
Catherine M. Fisher, Vice Chairman
Elizabeth A. Lake, Secretary
Donald J. Robinson, Treasurer
Rachel Norton, Executive Director
Shirley Bogardus, Trustee Emeritus

Board of Trustees

Michael U. Alvarez
Longroad Energy Partners, LLC

Angel Barajas
United Public Employees, Local 1
City of Woodland Council Member

Douglas Beebe
Vice President, Account and Finance
Toyota Motor North America

Michon Coleman
Community & Government Relations Manager
Kaiser Permanente

William G. Doolittle
Partner, retired
Doolittle & Ganos Investment Counsel, LLC

Marie Downey
Managing Director, Western Division
United Airlines

William H. Fain, Jr. FAIA
Johnson Fain

Catherine M. Fisher
Fisher Kong LLP

Manuel G. Grace
Associate General Counsel
The Walt Disney Company

Birt Johnson, Jr.
Retired General Manager, AT&T

Stephen A. Johnson
Senior Vice President
Nathan Associates, Inc.

Virginia Chang Kiraly
California Commission for Economic Development

Elizabeth A. Lake
Deputy City Administrator
City of Oakland

James Lau
Lau Consulting

Andrew Liang
Liang Architecture Bureau +, Inc.

Christi Light
Vice President Corporate Applications
NBC Universal

David Mandelkern
Retired Silicon Valley Entrepreneur

Cynthia McClain-Hill
Managing Director
Strategic Counsel

Rosalind Nieman
Educator and Child Specialist

John O'Connor
Chief Investment Officer

Gina Orozco-Mejia
Vice President, Gas Distribution
SoCalGas and SDG&E

Robert E. Patterson
Peninsula Ventures

Patricia Perez
VPE TRADIGITAL Communications

Michael J. Pinto, PhD
Board Chair
Volcan Mt. Foundation;
Board Member (and Past Chair)
Institute for Nonprofit Education and Research,
School of Leadership Education and
Science, University of San Diego

Donald J. Robinson
Director, Premier
Business Bank

Diane Ross-Leech
Former Environmental Policy Director

Dan Skopec
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
SDG&E and SoCalGas

Ryan T’Kindt
Vice President, Global Finance
Capital Group

Robert E. Walter
Senior Vice President
Cresleigh Homes Corporation and Bluffs Communities, LLC

Peter H. Weiner
Paul Hastings LLP

Emily Young
Executive Director
The Nonprofit Institute, University of San Diego

Advisory Trustees

Lee Black
Managing Director
KW Commercial

Shirley Bogardus
Trustee Emeritus

Michael J. Brill
Partner, retired
McGuireWoods LLP

Donald E. Cooley
Ranch Properties
Trustee Emeritus

William T. Duff
Executive, retired
Toyota Motor Sales, Inc.

William Randolph Hearst, III
Partner Emeritus
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Gail E. Kautz
Vice President
Ironstone Vineyards
Former Member, California Park Recreation Commission

Patrick T. Lee
Vice President – Infrastructure & Technology
Sempra Infrastructure

Connie Lurie
CBL Foundation

Alexander M. Power
Real Estate Development & Investments

Maidie E. Oliveau
Arent Fox LLP

Seth Teich, CFA
Financial Analyst

California State Parks Foundation

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