Board of Directors
The Board of Directors meets a minimum of six times a year. Two board meetings each year are open to the public and include opportunities for public comment. Notice of open board meetings are publicized through the Government Information Center at the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library and the Clerk of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
The next meeting of the Board of Directors that is open to the public will be April 16, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at 1631 Hayes Street.
Ken Woods, President
Ken Woods received a Bachelor of Arts in City Planning and Urban Studies from San Francisco State University and a Master of Business Administration from Holy Names University in Oakland. He is a former Senior Vice President and Policy Manager at Wells Fargo. Mr. Woods has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2008 and serves on the Governance and Board Development Committee as well as on the Finance Committee.
Ryan Darmody, Vice President
Ryan Darmody received a Master of Theology from the University of San Francisco and is a Religious Studies Instructor at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory High School, where he is also the Men’s Varsity Golf Coach. He joined the Board of Directors in January 2009 and is Chair of the Development Committee.
Susan Malone, Secretary
Susan Malone is a Certified Public Accountant and a partner at Hood & Strong LLP. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Arts Education Project, which provides arts education to San Francisco elementary and middle school students through public school programs and summer camps. Ms. Malone has been a member of the Hamilton Family Center Board of Directors since 2005 and is Chair of the Audit Committee.
Marsha Boyette, Treasurer
Marsha Boyette is principal and CFO at CMA Inc., which developed the Cathedral of Christ the Light, mixed-use facilities for UC Hastings, and office facilities for Barclays Global Investors, Lucasfilm and others. She joined the Board of Directors in November 2010 and serves on the Finance Committee.
Jane von Bothmer
Jane von Bothmer received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Business Administration in Marketing, both from U.C.L.A. She is the Executive Director of the eWish Foundation, which promotes educational programs for disadvantaged children, and of the Bernard and Jane von Bothmer Foundation. She is also very involved with several nonprofits including The Discovery Museum, the KIPP Foundation, Children’s Book Project, and The Hamlin School, where she is co-chair of Lend-A-Hand community service. A former board member of Hands On Bay Area, she has been volunteering with Hamilton Family Center since 1996 and joined the Board of Directors in March of 2009. She is chair of the Marketing and Communications Committee.
Stanton Dunlap is a Vice President of Total Rewards at Salesforce.com and a former Vice President of Global Rewards at Hewlett Packard, and Senior Director of Global Rewards at Sun Microsystems. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Old Dominion University and a Masters of Business Administration in Management from Golden Gate University. He joined the Board of Directors in July 2012.
Matthew K. Edling is an attorney with Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, which has been prosecuting on behalf of and defending socially just actions for over 40 years. He has been named a Northern California Super Lawyers Rising, and is a recipient of Street Fighter of the Year Award by the Consumer Attorneys of California for his work on behalf of elderly investors. He joined the Board of Directors in January 2011.
Greg Maddox received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Kent State University and is head of Manager Research at Wells Fargo Bank. He formerly served as Treasurer of the Steven J. Bryant Foundation as well as for the South San Diego Pop Warner Association. Mr. Maddox has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2008 and is Chair of the Governance and Board Development Committee. He also serves on both the Finance and the Marketing and Communications Committees.
Jason Mandell is a co-founder and principal at LaunchSquad, based in San Francisco with offices in New York and Boston, LaunchSquad is one of the leading PR firms focused on emerging technologies and innovation. Mr. Mandell has also volunteered at First Graduate, which helps San Francisco’s young people graduate from high school and become the first in their families to graduate from college. He joined the Board of Directors in February 2012 and serves on the Development Committee.
Salvador Menjivar is Executive Director of OnePacificCoast Foundation. He has served in positions of leadership in both the private and nonprofit sectors for over fifteen years, and has volunteered on many Boards of Directors in the Bay Area, including the Mission Area Federal Credit Union and Holy Family Day Home. From 1997 to 2007, he was Executive Director of Hamilton Family Center and has also served on governmental commissions in San Francisco and Berkeley. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from New School University in New York and a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco. He joined the Board of Directors in November 2010 and serves on the Executive Recruitment and Transition Committee.
Saudhi Nahir Pérez
Saudhi Nahir Pérez is a Senior Human Resources Manager at Gap Inc. supporting the company’s Legal and Real Estate functions. She participated in reconfiguring the Human Resources Manager’s role for Hamilton Family Center. She has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2005 and is Chair of the Human Resources Committee.
Clayton Smudsky is President of Institutional Services at Forward Management, LLC. He received a Bachelor of Sciences in English and Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University, and a Masters of Business Administration in Economics from the University of San Francisco, Masagung Graduate School of Management. He joined the Board of Directors in July 2012.