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Stefano Bertozzi
Dean and Professor of Health Policy & Management
University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health
DR. STEFANO M. BERTOZZI is dean and professor of health policy and management at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Previously, he directed the HIV and tuberculosis programs at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Bertozzi worked at the Mexican National Institute of Public Health as director of its Center for Evaluation Research and Surveys. He was the last director of the WHO Global Programme on AIDS and has also held positions with UNAIDS, the World Bank and the government of the DRC.

He is currently co-chair of the Health Working Group for the UC – Mexico Initiative and co-editor of the Disease Control Priorities (DCP3) volume on HIV/AIDS, Malaria & Tuberculosis. He has served on governance and advisory boards for WHO, UNAIDS, the Global Fund, PEPFAR, the NIH, Duke University, the University of Washington and the AMA. He has advised NGOs, and ministries of health and social welfare in Asia, Africa and Latin America. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a PhD in health policy and management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned his medical degree at UC San Diego, and trained in internal medicine at UC San Francisco.

Pamela Calloway
District Director, Office of U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Oakland)
PAMELA CALLOWAY is District Director in the Office of U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Oakland). Before that she was Principal of the consulting firm Calloway & Associates and is an attorney with expertise in developing private-public partnerships for workforce and economic development to meet business needs through governmental relations, human resources development and strategic planning. Previously, she served as Vice-President and Director of the California Office for Public/Private Ventures (P/PV), a social policy think-and-action tank with offices in Philadelphia, New York City and Oakland. Prior to work at P/PV, she was Chief of Staff for the Workforce Investment Board in San Francisco and was President of the Private Industry Council there. She has advised former Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums, former San Francisco mayors Willie Brown and Gavin Newsom, and the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce on workforce and economic development strategies. She served as Executive Director of the Workers to Business Owners Project at the Naval Air Station in Alameda County, as Chief Counsel of the National Bank of Washington in Washington, DC, and as Counsel at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. She has served on and as President of the Oakland Port Commission, which has jurisdiction over the seaport, Oakland International Airport and waterfront commercial real estate. She is a graduate of Fisk University (Summa Cum Laude. Phi Beta Kappa) and Georgetown University Law Center (National Chair, Black Law Students Association) and is a member of the State Bar of California.
Catherine Chen
Senior Vice President
Financial Advisor
SRI Wealth Management Group
RBC Wealth Management
CATHERINE CHEN has significant corporate finance and institutional advisory experience and has been in the investment field since 1993. Before joining RBC Wealth Management, she was part of the SRI Wealth Management Group at Piper Jaffray where she advised foundation, non-profit organizations and high net worth individuals on socially responsible investments. Prior to Piper Jaffray, Catherine worked with J.P. Morgan as an investment banker covering the healthcare, natural resources and technology sectors. During her tenure at J.P. Morgan, Catherine advised clients on over $5 billion of M&A, project finance and equity and fixed income underwriting transactions. She was based in the New York, San Francisco, and Hong Kong offices, and has expertise in advising multi-national companies. Prior to that, she was an analyst in the International Banking Department of Chinatrust Commercial Bank in Taiwan, part of one of the largest conglomerates in Taiwan. She performed investment analysis for a variety of project finance transactions and assisted in the establishment of the firm’s Hong Kong office.

Catherine is a former Board member of the Children’s Council of San Francisco, a non-profit childcare referral and resource center, and Advisory Board member for the Women’s Funding Network. She is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and has a BA in both Economics and History where she is a Cal Alumni Scholar. She is also a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®), a designation she earned from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She is Series 7 and 66 registered.

Robert R. Davenport III
Managing Partner
Brightpath Capital Partners, LP
ROB DAVENPORT is Managing Partner of Brightpath Capital Partners LP, (an investment group focused on generating both economic and social value) and Chairman of Up Services LLC (an IT, satellite and energy services company). Previously he was President and CEO of Covad International, a broadband services provider in Asia and Europe; Senior Vice President of Tele-Communications Inc. (now Comcast), where he managed the broadband services business unit; and Treasurer and CFO of Intellicall, a telecommunications technology public company. He started his career in principal investing at First Boston and Lehman Brothers. Rob was also a member of the board of directors for Teleport Communications Group, and Sprint PCS, MCI, Inc and several other venture stage companies in the US and Europe. As well as his EBCF board role. Rob serves as board Chairman for Sungevity Inc, as a director for BluHomes, Inc and Beneficial State Bank. Rob earned his Bachelor of Arts and MBA from Harvard University and completed postgraduate work in political economy at the University of Nairobi, Kenya as a Rotary Fellow.
Quinn Delaney Quinn Delaney
Founder
Akonadi Foundation
QUINN DELANEY is Founder and Board Chair of Akonadi Foundation, which supports the development of powerful social change movements to eliminate structural racism and create a racially just society. Akonadi funds primarily in Oakland with a focus on creating equity for youth of color, and collaborates with other foundations and institutions to work toward that goal. She has served on a number of nonprofit boards including Oakland Museum of California, Democracy Alliance, American Civil Liberies Union ((ACLU) of Northern California, Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, Tides Foundation and Center for Community Change. She is also a member of the Progressive Era Project, a network of individual and institutional donors working for a more progressive California through philanthropic and political strategies. As a donor activist, she has been involved in a number of ballot initiatives, both state-wide and locally, including in 2014 Proposition 47 bringing changes to the criminal justice system and Lift Up Oakland giving Oaklanders a new minimum wage. As an attorney, she worked for the National Center for Youth Law and the ACLU of Northern California. She is a graduate of Pitzer College and University of Houston Law School.
Mark Friedman Mark Friedman
Mayor
City of El Cerrito
MARK FRIEDMAN is Chief Executive Officer of the Thomas J. Long Foundation in Walnut Creek and is a three-term Council member in the City of El Cerrito, including two terms as mayor. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of First 5 Alameda County for 15 years before moving on in 2014. Prior to that he worked for two county supervisors, directed several non-profit organizations including the Plant Closures Project in Oakland organizing for economic justice and Special Child, an agency serving children with developmental disabilities in Colorado. He is Chair of the Earn It Keep It Save It campaign in Alameda County California that works to provide free tax assistance to needy individuals and expand access to the Earner Income Tax Credit. He is the former President of the First 5 Association of California and currently serves as its Advocacy Chair. He also has worked as a preschool teacher and a professional puppeteer.
Sherry M. Hirota – Board Chair
Chief Executive Officer
Asian Health Services
SHERRY M. HIROTA is Chief Executive Officer of Asian Health Services, an Oakland-based non-profit organization that aims to serve and advocate for the Asian community regarding its health rights, and to assure access to health care services regardless of income, insurance status, language, or culture. She serves on the Board’s Community Engagement and Finance & Budget committees. As CEO of Asian Health Services for more than 30 years, she has developed the organization from a staff of nine and a budget of $100,000 to a model, multi-cultural, and multi-lingual primary care clinic with a staff of 165 and an annual budget of $18 million. She successfully opened three new medical and dental facilities, including a 30,000-square-foot medical center through acquisition, financing, and reconstruction of prime property in Oakland’s Chinatown. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Chez Panisse Foundation and is Health Chair of the Dellums Commission: Expanded Pathways of Young Men of Color. She is an Emerita Board Member of The California Endowment, the health-care foundation in California established by the conversion of Blue Cross of California into a for-profit company and she has served on the Board of Directors of the Oakland Ballet. She has won many awards and commendations and has published research on health care issues.
Ingrid Lamirault – Board Vice Chair
Health Services Expert
Alliance for Health
Most recently, INGRID LAMIRAULT served as the Chief Executive Officer at the Alliance for Health from 2003 to 2014. She was responsible for the leadership and overall management of the organization, which serves 200,000 members (clients) insured by Medicare, Medi-Cal, and the Alameda County In-Home Support Services Program. The Alliance holds 12% of the county’s health insurance market. Prior to joining the Alliance, Ms. Lamirault served as the Director of the Office of Ambulatory Care for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, where she held several leadership positions during her 20 year tenure. She began her work with the county as Chief of Planning and Grant Development, Office of AIDS. She also served as the Director of the Tobacco Control Program and the Director of the Office of Planning. Ms. Lamirault holds a Masters of Public Health in Health Services Administration and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Behavioral Science and Health Education, both from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Don Reinke
Partner
Reed Smith, LLP
DONALD C. REINKE is a Managing Partner at the law firm of Reed Smith, LLP where he is a Deputy Chair of the firm’s Global Emerging Company/Venture Capital practice. Don has extensive experience as a corporate lawyer in the areas of venture capital finance, public securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and other general corporate representation of technology start-up and emerging growth companies, as well as venture capital and private equity funds. He has previously been designated as a Northern California “Super Lawyer” by the publication Law & Politics and his work has been published in a number of journals, including California Business Law Practitioner. Don was also selected to serve as a member of the State Bar’s Corporations Committee from 1996-2000. Don has served on a number of non-profit boards, including the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center and Board member and past Board Chair of Inner City Advisors. He holds a B.A. cum laude from Pomona College and a J.D. from University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law.
Timothy H. Smallsreed
Partner
Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP
Board Secretary
TIMOTHY H. SMALLSREED joined the Foundation’s Board of Directors in 2005 and serves as the Foundation’s Board Secretary and Assistant Treasurer.  He serves on the Board’s Executive and Finance & Budget committees. He is a partner with the law firm Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP and is a member of the firm’s Business practice group and the Trusts & Estates practice group. He received a B.A. degree from Pomona College, an M.P.A. from Syracuse University, and an M.B.A.-Tax and J.D. from Golden Gate University, San Francisco. Tim has served as an adjunct professor at St. Mary’s College and California State University, Fullerton. Prior to practicing law, he served as a budget and program analyst in the Office of the Governor, State of Illinois, during both Republican and Democratic administrations.
Walden 10 14 Gwen Walden
Principal
Arabella Advisors
GWEN WALDEN is Senior Managing Director of Arabella Advisors, which provides consulting services to philanthropists and social investors. She joined EBCF’s Board of Directors in 2014. From 2008-12, she served as Principal of Walden Philanthropy Advisors. During that time she was also Executive Director of the Los Angeles Partnership for Early Childhood Development, a public-private funders collaborative investing in early childhood issues. She has also held programmatic and management roles at the California Endowment and The J. Paul Getty Trust. She currently serves on the governing boards of the Surdna Foundation and the Breast Cancer Fund. She has published many articles on philanthropy in journals and other publications. She holds a B.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University and an M.A. in history from Johns Hopkins University.
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Lois De Domenico
Richard Heggie