Board of Directors



Our Board of Directors


The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall management of the agency’s finances and programs. It supervises the Chief Executive Officer and ensures that agency policies and program requirements are properly implemented and fulfilled. The board also has recently undertaken to promote the agency and its programs by making personal presentations to business organizations, faith based groups, community-based organizations and community leaders. Current board members are:


Susan Christian, Board Chair

Senior Staff Attorney, California Department of State Hospitals


Eduardo Blanco, Board Vice Chair

Supervising Assistant General Councel, Retired Annuitant, Agricultural Labor Relations Board


Terrie Lind, Board Treasurer
Retired, Associate Vice President of Youth Development & Education, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte


Linda Ziegahn, Board Secretary

Retired, Community Engagement Coordinator, UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the Clinical and Translational Science Center


Cindy Arndt
Vice President, Retail Sales Consultant, Northern California, Wells Fargo Bank


Kimberly Kevil Diaz
American Red Cross


Chris Lemmon

Vice President, Newmark Cornish & Carey

Joan A Markoff
Chief Counsel, State Compensation Insurance Fund

Estelle Saltzman
Principal, Runyon &Saltzman, Inc. (Public Relations)


Gregory Eddy

Retired, California Federation of Teachers, Union Representative