Board of Governors


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

Eric Figueroa ’92, P’21, City Manager, City of Martinez

Deborah Gonzalez ’85, P’14 (Vice-Chair) Director of Government Affairs, Public Policy Institute of California

The Hon. Robert M. Hertzberg, State Senator, California Senate District 18

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

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*, Consultant, Advisor, and Angel Investor | Director of Member Experience, Found

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

Wayne D. Wedin, President, Wedin Enterprises, Inc.

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

Scott L. Woolley ’92, Technology and Business Writer

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

*(term starts July 2023)


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 August 19, 2022