Board of Directors

CalChamber Board of Directors

The members of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors are elected by the CalChamber’s members and are ranking executives in their organizations, representing many of the state’s leading firms and industries, as well as the small business segment. These executives provide leadership as the CalChamber pursues its aggressive agenda to protect employers’ rights and interests in the legislative and regulatory arenas, and to foster a strong and growing economy in the state and nation.

Executive Committee

Kailesh Karavadra
Kailesh Karavadra

Ernst & Young LLP

First Vice Chair
Gregory S. Bielli
Gregory S. Bielli

President and Chief Executive Officer
Tejon Ranch Company

Second Vice Chair
Janet A. Liang
Executive Vice President, Group President and COO, Care Delivery
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

Third Vice Chair
Maryam S. Brown
Maryam S. Brown
Southern California Gas Company

Immediate Past Chair
Donna L. LucasDonna L. Lucas
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Lucas Public Affairs
Past Chair
Mark JansenMark Jansen
President and Chief Executive Officer
Blue Diamond Growers

Past Chair
Grace Evans Cherashore
Executive Chairwoman
Evans Hotels

At-Large Member

John F. Boyle
President and Chief Executive Officer
Automobile Club of Southern California

At-Large Member
Sima Patel

Chief Executive Officer
Ridgemont Hospitality

At-Large Member
John A. Stowell
Senior Vice President, Corporate Taxes
The Walt Disney Company

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer Barrera

Board Members

Charles D. Ahlem
Founding Co-Owner
Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc.

James L. Arnone
Latham & Watkins, LLP

Ted J. Balestreri
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Cannery Row Company

Mark S. Bertrand
Vice President, Space & Defense
Boeing Capital Corporation

Charles S. Birenbaum
Chair, Northern California
Greenberg Traurig

Marc Blakeman
AT&T California

Daniel W. Boyd
Boyd Consulting Services

Mike Burnett
Regional Vice President of Technical Operations
Comcast California

Michael Cahill
President, Rolling Stock
Siemens Mobility, Inc.

Steve Cain
Chief Executive Officer, Northern California Market

John H. Campbell
Region President

Jason Carlson
Chief Operating Officer
Green Diamond Resource Company

Tim Condon
President and Chief Executive Officer
AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah

Thomas Conley
Senior Vice President
State Farm Insurance Companies

Susan Corrales-Diaz
President and Chief Executive Officer
Systems Integrated

Kevin Curry
President, Southern California Division
Albertsons Companies

Diana Davis
General Manager, Los Angeles Region
Toyota Motor

Sergio De Castro
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Chief Financial Officer
Aera Energy LLC

Jeff Dern
President and Chief Executive Officer
PRIDE Industries

Michael V. Drake, M.D.
University of California

Timothy S. Dubois
Ciervo Advisors Corporation

Sandra O. Floyd
President and Chief Executive Officer
OUTSOURCE Consulting Services, Inc.

Jim Foley

Lead Regional President, Pacific North Region
Well Fargo Bank

Richard B. Fowler II
Chief Operating Officer
Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard

Craig D. Gott
Suburban Water Systems

Lloyd Greif
President and Chief Executive Officer
Greif & Co.

Jennifer M. Haley
President and Chief Executive Officer
Kern Energy

Ryan Harnden
Chief Operating Officer
Rio Tinto Borates

Jeremy Harris
Western Association of Chamber Executives
Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce

Kerry Tullis Hattevik
Vice President, Development
NextEra Energy Resources LLC

Garrett Herbert
Vice Chair, West Region Marketplace Leader
Deloitte LLP

Robert E. Hertzka, M.D.
Anesthesia Service Medical Group

Christopher S. Holben
Runyon Saltzman Inc.

Christopher D. Howard
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sharp HealthCare

Fiona Hutton-Wise
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Fiona Hutton & Associates

Dominick C. Johnson
Reyes Beer Division, Los Angeles Market Unit

Stefanie Kane
Southwest Managing Partner

John H. Kautz
Kautz Ironstone Vineyards

Kevin P. Kelly
President and Chief Executive Officer
West Valley Construction Company, Inc.

Julie Kreger King
Greater Northern California Operations Leader
Antea Group

Travis Kiyota
Senior Vice President, Head of Global Corporate Affairs
East West Bank

Janet W. Lamkin
Senior Vice President, Global Market and Community Innovation
United Airlines

Jonathan K. Layne
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Garrett Leaf
Chief Financial Officer
Health Net of California

Tim Lieb
Senior Vice President, Commercial Markets
Blue Shield of California

Michael Lizárraga
President and Chief Executive Officer

Michael Marelli
Vice President, Business Customer Division
Southern California Edison

Gregory H. McWilliams
Chief Policy Officer
Five Point Communities

Rudy B. Medina
President, Southern California Market
U.S. Bank

Leslie L. Melburg
Senior Partner
Nichols, Melburg & Rossetto Architects + Engineers

Rashmi Menon
Vice President and General Manager
Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co., Inc.

Steven A. Merksamer
Senior Partner
Nielsen, Merksamer, Parrinello, Gross & Leoni, LLP

Warren Meyer
Vista Recreation

Diane D. Miller
Wilcox, Miller & Nelson

Christine Moseley
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Full Harvest Technologies, Inc.

Peter C. Nelson
Chairman of the Board
California Water Service Company

Seth Oster
Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
The Wonderful Company

Patricia K. Poppe
Chief Executive Officer
PG&E Corporation

William T. Quicksilver
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner Emeritus
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Kate Renwick-Espinosa
VSP Vision Care

Rudolph (Rudy) M. Reyes
West Region Vice President and Associate General Counsel

Mark A. Riley
President, Bank of America Central Valley
Bank of America

Ariel Roblin
President and General Manager

Greg Ruffoni
Vice President of Franchise Development and Operations

Matt Ruiz
Director of Corporate and Community Relations
Ruiz Food Products, Inc.

Susan Savage
Sacramento River Cats

William R. Sawyers
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Del Monte Foods

Anthony (Tony) P. Sciarrino
Managing Director, Pacific Segment Head
JPMorgan Chase

David L. Sheridan
Vice President – Remote Sensing
Lockheed Martin

Phillip J. Telgenhoff
Senior Vice President, West Zone Leader
Allstate Insurance Company

Eric W. Thornburg
President and Chief Executive Officer
SJW Group and San Jose Water

Kevin Tilden
California American Water

Thomas M. Troy
President and Chief Executive Officer
CSAA Insurance Group

Mike Vomund
Vice President, Americas Products West
Chevron Corporation

Michael R. Walker
Executive Vice President
City National Bank

Frank Washington
Chief Executive Officer
Crossings TV

Margaret Wong
President and Chief Executive Officer
McWong International, Inc.

Stuart P. Woolf
President and Chief Executive Officer
Woolf Farming & Processing

Jessica Word
Chief Executive Officer
Word & Brown General Agency

Michelle Wroan
Office Managing Partner