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 and CEO
Smith&Co Consulting
Vic Wursten
Vic WurstenVice Chair
Chief Rehabilitation Officer
Pride Industries
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

Christopher Cabaldon
Christopher Cabaldon
Former Mayor
West Sacramento
Linda Beech Cutler
Linda Beech Cutler
CEO
Sacramento Region Community Foundation
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
Arlen Orchard
Arlen Orchard
Former CEO
Sacramento Metropolitan Utilities District
Patricia Rodriguez
Patricia Rodriguez
Senior Vice President/Area Manager
Kaiser Permanente
Mabel Salon
Mabel Salon
Chief Government and
Community Relations Officer
UC Davis