Community Leadership Board | Uplift Family Services

Community Leadership Board

Bay Area

Roger Barney, Chair
Management Consultant

Mary Jane Archer
Community Leader

Jo Ariko
Community Leader

Karen Baker
Community Leader

Donna Butcher
Community Leader

Jonathan Hicks
Sr. Counsel, Employment Law at Netflix

Karen Meyer
Tech Start-Up Consultant & Mentor

Hon. Joe Pirzynski
Retired, Town of Los Gatos Mayor

The Hon. Nancy Pyle
Retired, City of San Jose Council Member

Don Taylor
Regional Executive Director, Uplift Family Services

Gavin Tripp
Sr. Vice President, Wells Fargo

Ylka van Bemmel Reiss
Community Leader

Los Angeles

Bradley G. Slocum, Chair
Granite Investment Partners, Inc.

Peter Brown, Co-Chair

Jeff Assaf
ICG Advisors LLC

Boni Bryant
Bryant-Reichling Real Estate

Geoff Edelstein
Granite Partners

Diana Geraci
Transamerica Retirement Solutions

Lisa Hutchins
Coldwell Banker

Kelly Ireland
CB Technologies

Heather Jones
Community Leader

Elena Judd
Regional Executive Director, Uplift Family Services

Scott Kolbrenner
Houlihan Lokey

Nahid Malek
Community Leader

Vanesa Rey O'Dell
Vanesa Rey Studio

Mina Trujillo
Owner of Chraft PR

Jana L. Turner
RETS Associates

Kim Ulrich
Community Leader

Sheri Weller
Community Leader


Marilyn Bamford, Chair
Regional Executive Director, Uplift Family Services

Thomas Gaxiola-Rowles
Fresno City College

Ashley Ilic
California State University, Fresno

Help your community during the COVID-19 crisis

Uplift Family Services remains a critical resource for our children and families. Our incredible staff continue to deliver services to children and parents and assess their evolving needs during this pandemic.