Volunteers & Committees

Project Cornerstone Committee of the YMCA of Silicon Valley Board of Directors

Mark Johnsen, Chair, CEO Wealth Architects LLC
Patti Gregory, Vice-Chair, Retired Assistant Superintendent, Campbell Union High School District
Dana Bunnett, Executive Director, Kids in Common
Marisa Cidre, Community Development Director, Girls Scouts of Northern California
Sarah Clish, Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial
Rhonda Farber, Retired Superintendent, Campbell Union High School District
Chuck Grant, Operations Program Manager, Facebook
Karen Haley, Program Administrator, Stanford FSI
Taruna Khanna, Community Volunteer
Scott Neely, Managing Partner, Lotus Capital Group
Jeff Ostrum, Principal, Financial Architects Partners
Scott Seaman, Law Enforcement Executive Coach; Retired Chief of Police, Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department
Adam Stein, Principal, APS Marketing
Stephanie Tague, Positive Behavioral Interventions & Support Coordinator, Santa Clara County Office of Education
Joey Vaughan, Manager of Community Benefits, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Leah Verhoeven, Program Manager, HR M&A, Xilinx

YMCA of Silicon Valley Board of Directors

Jim Hori, Chair, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank
Jill Bourne, City Librarian, San Jose Public Library
Michael Couch, Owner and President, Couch Investments
Janice Fry, Consultant; Retired Executive, Sun Microsystems
Chuck Grant, Operations Program Manager, Facebook
Mark Johnsen, CEO, Wealth Architects LLC
David Kennedy, Vice President of Alumni Affairs, Duke University
Jill Kispert, Community Volunteer
Gay Krause, Exec. Dir., Center of Innovation at Foothill College
Roop Lakkaraju, Exec. Vice President and CFO, Benchmark Electronics
Michelle Lalljie, Chief of Staff & Operational Excellence Leader - Device Operations & Supply Chain, Amazon
Don Lee, Principal, Donald Lee Executive Search
Katherine Martin, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Scott Neely, Managing Partner, Lotus Capital Group
Joan Platt, Philanthropist
Pasquale Romano, CEO, Chargepoint
John Savage, CEO, Growthpoint Technology Partners
Scott Seaman, Law Enforcement Executive Coach; Retired Chief of Police, Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department
Sonal Sinha, Partner, PricewaterhouseCooper
Ervie Smith Principal, Ervie L. Smith, Inc.
Tom Squeri, President and CEO, Graniterock
Adam Stein, Principal, APS Marketing
Mark Verbeck, CFO, Cyara
Elizabeth Vilardo, CEO, Foundations - Sutter Health Bay Area
Steve Wagstaffe, District Attorney, San Mateo County
Sandy Walker, President and CEO, YMCA of Silicon Valley
Emeritus: Stan Chinchen, Retired, Farmer and Business Owner

Asset Champions Breakfast Committee

Leah Verhoeven – Chair
Amy Bencomo
Rona Brodrick
Elizabeth Franco
Karen Haley
Sarah Moore
Michelle Onishi
Julie Oubre

Asset Champions Breakfast Decorations Committee

Jodie Oubre – Chair
Amy Bencomo
Maxine Granadino
Karen Haley
Anne Johnson
Michelle Onishi
Ursula Tolley
Betty Verhoeven
Leah Verhoeven
Rob Verhoeven

The Asset Champions award plaques were designed and created by Payton Prickett (8) and Girl Scout Troop #60341: Danielle De La Cruz, Lauren Lochner, Jada Dyson, Melody Ernst, and Ella Smith. Troop Leader: Tanya De La Cruz. Special thank you to Rob Verhoeven for mixing the cement.

Nominations Review Panel

Amy Bencomo
Sarah Clish
Denise Cole
Adam Escoto
Karen Frederick
Karen Haley
Jamie Lockwood
Chris Miller
Sal Pizarro
Ed Schroder
Tim Tom
Joey Vaughan
Leah Verhoeven
Pam Von Weigand


Asset Champions Online Celebration Committee


Rick Bacigalupi
Paige Brodrick
Rona Brodrick
Sarah Moore
Maximillian Neubert
Sophia Noelle Neubert
Thomas Neubert
Ziem Neubert
Rik Nicholson
Rachel Ruffo
Joey Sanchez
Sujan Vatturi

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Project Cornerstone Staff


Ziem Neubert, Executive Director
Rona Brodrick
Debbi Headley
Lori Maitski
Sofia Montejo
Sarah Moore
Ladan Ralston
Brenda Serna