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

Chair
Mark JansenMark Jansen
President and Chief Executive Officer
Blue Diamond Growers

First Vice Chair
Donna L. LucasDonna L. Lucas
Chief Executive Officer and President
Lucas Public Affairs

Second Vice Chair
Kailesh Karavadra
Kailesh Karavadra

West Growth Markets Leader
Ernst & Young LLP

Third Vice Chair
Gregory S. Bielli
Gregory S. Bielli

President and Chief Executive Officer
Tejon Ranch Company

Immediate Past Chair
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Grace Evans Cherashore
Executive Chairwoman
Evans Hotels

Past Chair
Susan Corrales-Diaz
Susan Corrales-Diaz

President and Chief Executive Officer
Systems Integrated

At-Large Member
Maryam S. Brown

Maryam S. Brown
President
Southern California Gas Company

At-Large Member
Janet Liang
Janet A. Liang

President – Northern California
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc.

At-Large Member
John Stowell
John A. Stowell

Senior Vice President
The Walt Disney Company

President and Chief Executive Officer
Allan Zaremberg
Allan Zaremberg

Board Members

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

Don Antonucci
Senior Vice President, Employer Markets
Blue Shield of California

James L. Arnone
Partner
Latham & Watkins LLP

Roger J. Baccigaluppi
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
RB International

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

Elaine Barden
Vice President Sales and Marketing
Comcast California

Nils Behnke
Partner and Director
Bain & Company

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

Charles S. Birenbaum
Chair, Northern California
Greenberg Traurig

Daniel W. Boyd
Principal
Boyd Consulting Services

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

Michael Cahill
President, Rolling Stock
Siemens Mobility, Inc.

William R. Campbell
Managing Director
Citigroup, Inc.

Patricia T. Clarey
Chief State Health Programs and Regulatory Relations Officer
Health Net. Inc.

Richard Cohen
Managing Director
Rio Tinto Borates

Sheila Condon
Vice President
Enterprise Services
IBM Corporation

Thomas Conley
Senior Vice President
State Farm Insurance Companies

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

Jeff Dern
President
PRIDE Industries

Shawn Domeracki
General Manager
Toyota Motor North America

Dorene C. Dominguez
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Vanir Group of Companies Inc.

Timothy S. Dubois
President
Ciervo Advisors Corporation

Robert C. Falkenberg
Chief Executive Officer
California Health Plan, UnitedHealthcare

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

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

David Galasso
Executive Vice President
Wells Fargo

Laurie M. Giammona
Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer
Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Craig D. Gott
General Manager
Suburban Water Systems

Lloyd Greif
President and Chief Executive Officer
Greif & Co.

Michael Guyette
President and Chief Executive Officer
VSP Global

Jennifer M. Haley
President
Kern Oil & Refining Co.

Kerry Tullis Hattevik
President
Trans Bay Cable LLC

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

Raymond W. Holdsworth
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Handbook Holdings, Inc.

Christopher D. Howard
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sharp HealthCare

Mark R. Hutchins
Managing Partner
KPMG LLP

Rhonda Johnson
President
AT&T California

Stefanie Kane
Southwest Market Managing Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Kevin Kapala
Chief Operating Officer
ampm and ARCO

John H. Kautz
Chairman
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

John W. Koeberer
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Owner
Basecamp Hospitality

Janet W. Lamkin
California President
United Airlines

Jonathan K. Layne
Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Michael Lizárraga
President and Chief Executive Officer
TELACU

John F. Llewellyn
Chairman
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

Michael Marelli
Vice President, Business Planning
Edison International

Jonathan O. Mayes
Senior Vice President
Albertsons Companies

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

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

Derrick Miller
General Manager
The Wonderful Company, POM Wonderful

Diane D. Miller
President
Wilcox, Miller & Nelson

Kevin L. Mitchell
Sector Vice President, Global Operations
Northrop Grumman

Glenn D. Morris
Chair
Western Association of Chamber Executives
Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce

Christine Moseley
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Full Harvest

Janet Napolitano
President
University of California

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

Eloy Ortiz Oakley
Chancellor
California Community Colleges

Julian Parra
Regional Executive
Bank of America

Sima Patel
Chief Executive Officer
Ridgemont Hospitality

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

Frederick R. Ruiz
Chairman Emeritus/Co-Founder
Ruiz Foods

Gary C. Rynearson
Manager, Forest Policy and Sustainability
Green Diamond Resource Company

William T. Quicksilver
CEO and Managing Partner Emeritus
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Susan Savage
Chief Executive Officer
Sacramento River Cats

William R. Sawyers
Senior Vice President
Del Monte Foods

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

David L. Sheridan
Vice President, Remote Sensing
Lockheed Martin

Richard Svindland
President
California American Water

Phillip J. Telgenhoff
Field Senior Vice President
Allstate Insurance Company

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

Elliott Troshinsky
President and General Manager
KCRA-TV/KQCA-TV

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

Stan O. Van Vleck
President
Van Vleck Ranch

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

Kenneth (Ken) H. Weixel
Managing Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Dr. Timothy P. White
Chancellor
The California State University

Arthur C.  Whitney
President and Chief Executive Officer
Pacific West Pharmacy Inc.

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

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

Jessica Word
President
Word & Brown General Agency