Board of Directors

Board of Directors

  • Julie Ankenbrandt
  • Dana Bainbridge (Founder),  Recovery Cafe Network, Minister, Urban Sanctuary First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) San Jose
  • Diana Carreras, Former Recovery Cafe Member, SJSU
  • Carl Cookson, General Contractor (Chair)
  • Elaine Curran, Retired Nonprofit Executive
  • Paul Detering (Treasurer), Managing Director and CEO, Redwood Insights, LLC
  • Alicia Gill, (Secretary), HRIT Director Linked In
  • Judith Kaiser, Corporate and Nonprofit Management, Retired
  • Linda Lappin, English Professor, SJSU, retired
  • Cindy McCalmont (Co-Chair), Minister (United Methodist Church), Coordinator for NAMI-SCC FaithNet Initiative
  • Shankari Panchepakesan, Senior Product Manager, Adobe Systems
  • Hon. Lawrence Terry, Superior Court Judge, retired
  • Jim Thompson (Founder), Founder Positive Coaching Alliance

Advisory Board

  • Mike Fox, Sr., San José Business Leader
  • Sam Liccardo, Mayor of San José
  • Jennifer Loving, Executive Director, Destination: Home
  • Russell Hancock, President and CEO, Joint Venture of Silicon Valley