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The major leadership roles of our Board of Directors include visioning, direction setting for the organization and ensuring results. Our Board represents United Way in the community and brings community voice to our decision-making and they are charged with stewardship and accountability to maintain the trust of the community.


Steve Churm*

Executive Vice President, Public Affairs
FivePoint Holdings, LLC
Irvine, CA


Vice Chair
Tam Nguyen*

Advance Beauty College
Garden Grove, CA


Suzanne  Fradette*

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Irvine, CA

Timothy S. Clyde*

President & CEO
Katzkin Leather
Montebello, CA

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President & CEO
Susan B. Parks*

Orange County United Way
Irvine, CA


Ashleigh E. Aitken – Attorney | Aitken Aitken Cohn | Santa Ana, CA
Steven D. Allison – Partner | Troutman Pepper LLP | Irvine, CA
Ben Alvarado – Executive Vice President, Director of Core Banking | California Bank & Trust | Irvine, CA
Charles Antis – Founder and CEO | Antis Roofing and Waterproofing | Irvine, CA
Lawrence R. Armstrong* – Chairman | Ware Malcomb | Irvine, CA
Shirin Behzadi – CEO | Shirin Behzadi, LLC | Laguna Niguel, CA
Sherri Bovino – President | 1st Flagship Company | Irvine, CA
Nicole Carrillo Hall – Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer | loanDepot | Foothill Ranch, CA
Antonella Aloma Castro – Real Estate and Business Attorney | Newport Beach, CA
Mark Clemens – Managing Partner | KPMG LLP | Irvine, CA
Gina Cordero – Vice President, Human Resources Western Region | Disney Parks, Experiences and Products | Anaheim, CA
Martha V. Daniel – President & CEO | IMRI | Aliso Viejo, CA
Dilanthi De Alwis-Mummert – Vice President of Finance – West Region | UPS | Aliso Viejo, CA
Diane Brooks Dixon – Councilmember District 1, Mayor 2018-2019 | City of Newport Beach | Newport Beach, CA
Adrian S. Griggs – Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer | Pacific Life Insurance Co. | Newport Beach, CA
Jeff Hittenberger – Chief Academic Officer | Orange County Department of Education | Costa Mesa, CA
James Johnson, Jr. – Senior Manager, Category Insights | PepsiCo Foods North America | Foothill Ranch, CA
Michael A. Johnson – Senior Vice President, Member Services | Automobile Club of Southern California | Costa Mesa, CA
Jacqueline A. Kelley* – Partner, Americas IPO Markets Leader | Financial Accounting Advisory Services | Ernst & Young LLP | Irvine, CA
Keith Kobata – Region Bank President | Wells Fargo & Company | Irvine, CA
Nanda Kumar Cheruvatath – President, Eaton Aerospace | Eaton | Irvine, CA
Robert Lambert – Executive Director | Cushman & Wakefield | Irvine, CA
Ian Leisegang* – Co-Founder & Managing Partner | 3Spoke Capital | Newport Beach, CA
Kenneth Lickel – Retired  | Vice President /General Manager | Alcon Laboratories | Laguna Hills, CA
Lisa A. Locklear – Vice President & Chief Financial Officer | Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. | Aliso Viejo, CA
Paula Mattson – Director, Program Management | Southern California Edison | Irwindale, CA
Henry Mendoza – Partner | MM & Company, LLP | Santa Ana, CA
Joe Nuzzolese – Corporate Vice President, Global Supply Chain | Edwards Lifesciences | Irvine, CA
Adey Nyamathi – Distinguished Professor and Founding Dean of the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing | University of California, Irvine | Irvine, CA
Bill Pedigo – EVP/Chief Commercial Officer | ocV!BE Sports & Entertainment | Anaheim, CA
Robbin Narike Preciado – Managing Director, Regional President | Union Bank | Orange, CA
Maggie O’Sullivan– Executive Director | JPMorganChase | Irvine, CA
Mike Ruane – Executive Vice President | National Community Renaissance | Rancho Cucamonga, CA
James J. Scheinkman – Partner| Snell & Wilmer LLP | Costa Mesa, CA
Christine A. Scheuneman – Board Director | Farmers & Merchants Bank of Long Beach | Corona Del Mar, CA
Ernest W. Schroeder – President | Schroeder Management Company, Inc. | Corona Del Mar, CA
Mitchell Shenkin – Vice President of Sales & Marketing | Enterprises Holdings | Orange, CA
John F. Simonis – Partner | Paul Hastings LLP| Costa Mesa, CA
Allen Staff – President | Bank of America | Orange County
Mark E. Stockton – Vice President – Regional Manager | US Bank | San Clemente, CA
John E. Stratman, Jr. – Senior Director, Public Affairs & Brand Communications | Kaiser Permanente | Santa Ana, CA
John Valenta – Managing Director | Deloitte Advisor | Costa Mesa, CA
Framroze Virjee – President | California State University Fullerton | Fullerton, CA

*Executive Committee Member

2020-2021 Board Representatives (Non-Voting):

Melissa Buchholz – Financial Advisor | Merrill Lynch |  Newport Beach, CA

Christina B. Henderson – Vice President | Merrill Lynch | Newport Beach, CA

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