The Board of Directors of the Pasadena City College Foundation consists of volunteer business and community leaders from the Pasadena area. While governing the Foundation, the Board works to generate funds for PCC in order to provide an affordable and accessible college education for all who have the desire to succeed.

    Executive Committee

    President: Don Schweitzer, Law Offices of Donald P. Schweitze

    Vice President: Robert "Bob" Miller, DPA, Immediate Past President, Tournament of Roses

    Secretary: Hoyt Hilsman, Screenwriter and Journalist, Creative Media Consultant

    Treasurer: Craig Washington, Tournament of Roses

    Immediate Past President: Gloria Scharre-Pitzer, Partner; Palermo, Barbaro, Chinen and Pitzer LLP Partners


    * denotes Member, Executive Committee

    Geoffrey Baum Executive Director Michelson Philanthropies
    Glenn Bowie Business Solutions Consultant Sprint/Nextel Communications
    Dianne Bukata Retired Partner

    Hahn and Hahn LLP

    Mary Lou Byrne Commissioner

    Los Angeles Superior Court

    Ron Carter Managing Director The Carter Agency
    Gail Cinexi VP of Enterprise Clinical and Support Services Huntington Hospital
    Dana Dattola Account Executive Weaver & Associates
    Gloria de Olarte President Gloria de Olarte, MD, Inc.
    Charmayne Mills Ealy Director of Operations STEAM:  CODERS
    José A. Gómez, Ph.D Interim Superintendent/President Pasadena City College
    Rob Floe President and CEO Floe Financial Partners
    Julie Gutierrez Retired City Manager City of Pasadena
    Mark S. Harmsen Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Board Tribune Publishing
    Maxine Harris Vice President Bank of the West
    Jacqueline Jacobs, Ph.D. Retired VP of Instruction, PCC
    William Krantz, CFA Retired Principal Boston Partners Asset Management
    Cynthia Kurtz Retired City Manager/Advisor City of Pasadena/CORE
    Nancy Lan, Ph.D VP of Research and Drug Discovery Cocensys Inc.
    Veronica Mejia Client Manager  
    Michael Mitchell VP/Wealth Manager Fidelity Investments
    Stephen Miyabe Market President Northern Trust Agency - Pasadena
    Ryan Newman CCO/COO Poplar Forest Capital
    Norman Sarafian Sr. Vice President RBC Wealth Management
    Jack A. Scott, EdD Former President Pasadena City College
    Charles Stanislawski  President Stanislawski and Company, Inc.
    Eszylfie Taylor President and Founder Taylor Insurance and Financial Services
    Justin Tsui President/CEO 1MEDiX & TeamLogic IT of Pasadena
    Craig Washington   Tournament of Roses


    Advisory Members are former PCC Foundation Board directors who have been invited to maintain a non-voting involvement with the Board. As part of the Advisory Board, members may attend meetings, receive minutes and be invited to Foundation sponsored events. Most importantly, Advisory Membership allows the Foundation to continue to profit from the counsel and support of experienced former directors.

    Scott Bell President YAN'S Cleaners and Laundry
    Vivan Chan CEO Asian Link Marketing
    Robert L. Cheney Retired Senior Mgr. Bell & Howell
    Mel Cohen Owner Mel Cohen Insurance Services
    John C. Cushman, Esq. Attorney-at-law  
    Jon Fuhrman Retired Application Development Manager  
    Julie Gallant Senior Investment Mgr Wells Fargo
    William E. Goldmann, PhD Retired Political Science Professor PACCD
    Preston Howard Managing Broker Rose City Realty, Inc.
    Jackie Jacobs, PhD    
    James Kossler, Ed.D Former President Pasadena City College
    Mark Ladesich CPA  
    Hon. Carol J. Liu Former California State Senator  
    Sandi Mejia-Ramirez CFO CiBA Property Management
    Roberta "Bobbie" Moon Owner New Moon Textiles
    William Opel, PhD President Emeritus Huntington Medical Research Institutes
    Dianne Philibosian, PhD  Director, Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing CSU Northridge
    Clara Potes-Fellow Institute for Philanthropic Excellence East Valley Community Center  
    Dick Ratliff Retired Owner Christian Company
    Estela Richeda Attorney-at-Law  
    Janet J. Rose Community Volunteer  
    James Sarni, CFA Managing Principal Payden & Rygel Investment Management
    L.R. “Lonnie” Schield Jr. Principal Building Industry Partners
    Phyllis Specht Emerita Faculty Mt. San Antonio College
    Lisa A. Sugimoto, EdD  Retired Educator Pasadena City College
    Ladd Thomas, D. Mus D. Mus., Professor of Music and Chair Organ Dept., USC, Thornton School of Music
    William E. Thomson, Jr.  Attorney and Former PACCD Trustee  
    Winston Uchiyama, PhD Retired Vice President Research and Development, Dial Corporation