Leadership

Our advisory board of respected, connected leaders fuels our goal of increasing social and economic opportunity through educational attainment.

Executive Committee

Anette Smith
Anette SmithChair
Founder/CEO
Smith & Associates
Christopher Cabaldon
Christopher CabaldonVice Chair
Partner
Capitol Impact
Robert Nelsen
Robert NelsenPast Chair
President
Sacramento State University
David Roughton
David RoughtonTreasurer
President/CEO
SAFE Credit Union
Brian King
Brian KingAt-Large Board Member
Chancellor
Los Rios Community College District

Board of Directors

Jennifer Camota Luebke
Jennifer Camota Luebke
Chief Workforce Inclusion Officer
PRIDE Industries
Willy Duncan
Willy Duncan
Superintendent/President
Sierra College
Pat Fong Kushida
Pat Fong Kushida
President/CEO
California Asian Pacific
Chamber of Commerce
Gayle Garbolino-Mojica
Gayle Garbolino-Mojica
Superintendent of Schools
Placer County Office of Education
David Gordon
David Gordon
County Superintendent
Sacramento County Office of Education
Cassandra H. B. Jennings
Cassandra H. B. Jennings
President/CEO
St. Hope
Laura Lewis
Laura Lewis
Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel
Sacramento Metropolitan Utility District (SMUD)
Arlen Orchard
Arlen Orchard
Chair, Board of Directors
California Mobility Center
Mabel Salon
Mabel SalonRepresenting Chancellor Gary May
Chief Government and
Community Relations Officer
UC Davis
Fred D. Thomas
Fred D. Thomas
Director, IT Business Operations
Kaiser Permanente