Board of Governors


Sean Elsbernd ’97, Chief of Staff, San Francisco Mayor London Breed

Eric Figueroa ’92, P’21, Consultant, Renee Public Management Group

Deborah Gonzalez ’85, P’14 (Vice-Chair), VP, Government Affairs & Chief Data Officer, Public Policy Institute of California

The Hon. Robert M. Hertzberg, California Assembly Speaker and Senate Majority Leader (ret.)

Kirk Hoiberg ’92, Principal, Trinitas Partners

Robert W. Howard ’55, Real Estate Consultant, Howard & Howard, Inc.

Ashwin Navin ’99, CEO and Co-founder, Samba TV

Suzanne Boriolo O’Bannon ’84, Chief Financial Officer, Trammell Crow Residential

Scott W. Ochoa ’93, City Manager, City of Ontario

Henry A. Olsen III ’83, Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center

Lisa Pitney ’88, Vice President of Government Relations, The Walt Disney Company

Sunil Rajaraman ’01, Founder, Hamlet

Richard J. Romero ’89, President, Oremor Management and Investment Co.

Christopher E. Skinnell ’99, Partner, Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross & Leoni, LLP

Ryder Todd Smith ’96 (Chair), President, Tripepi Smith

Jacinth K. Sohi ’11, Advisor | Angel Investor

Christopher J. Townsend ’82, President, Townsend Public Affairs, Inc.

Jessica Witt ’00 (Vice-Chair), Director, Government and Community Relations, County of Orange

Scott L. Woolley ’92, Founding Editor, LAReported

Darryl R. Wold ’63, Former Chairman, Federal Election Commission


Hiram Chodosh, President, Claremont McKenna College

Andrew Schroeder, Associate Dean of the Faculty for Research, Claremont McKenna College

Ken Miller, Director, Rose Institute, Claremont McKenna College



Jack L. Stark ’57, President Emeritus, Claremont McKenna College

Ralph B. “Buzz” Woolley, Jr. ’59, President, Girard Capital, Inc.



D. Alan Heslop, Founding Director, Rose Institute



Last updated May 2, 2024