Friends of Deer Hollow Farm (FODHF) Board of Directors has 13 members. Our all-volunteer board believes that the Farm is a rare Silicon Valley community educational center that must be preserved and supported.
Sue serves as Board President and on several Board committees. She has been a Farm docent for 13 years. She retired from Lockheed Martin as a Risk and Opportunities Manager on large aerospace programs and brings 30 years business and management experience to the Board.
Carla has returned to the Board and has been elected Treasurer. Carla has volunteered at the Farm for 17 years wearing many hats. She is a CPA and tax consultant. Her extensive financial management experience supports the Board’s financial decisions.
Nina serves as Board Secretary and Chair of the Donor Relations Committee and member of the Grants Committee. She also writes for the Board newsletter. She works as a parent participation preschool teacher.
Park serves as Board Treasurer and Chair of the Board’s Farm Project Volunteer Committee. He has a tax consulting business. He has visited the Farm and hiked the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District trails for decades. He has served as President of the Board at the Serra Little League.
Wai serves on the Board’s Donor Relations Committee. Shehas served on the Board of Directors for the Waldorf Peninsula School where she led the strategic marketing and Parent Education committees. She also helped launch the Bay Area’s Children in Nature movement.
Pamela serves on the Grants Committee. She is owner of KB Associates and is a design and marketing consultant. She brings 35 years of business and marketing experience to the Board. She also serves on Mountain View’s Human Relations Commission.
David Chairs the Grants Committee and has managed the Board’s SVGives fund-raising campaign. He brings extensive management, fundraising and communication skills to the Board. He currently runs his own software consulting company. He has held key management positions on several Silicon Valley start-ups and serves on the Cupertino Parks and Recreation Commission.
Timothy serves on the Board Grants Committee. He has volunteered at the Farm as an animal care volunteer for many years. He has assisted Mulberry School’s Board of Trustees, and is also a manager at Apple.
Jenise chairs the Board Marketing Communications Committee. She has been in the tech world in roles ranging from product management, partner alliances to business operations. Today she is CEO of Alpha Brand Media, publisher of the marketing news site, Search Engine Journal. Jenise helped create Friends website and social media presence.
Kevin chairs the Database Committee and serves on the Finance Committee. He founded a Silicon Valley company that was acquired by a major corporation, where he now works as a technology manager. Kevin grew up on one of Northern California’s largest family pig farms.
Dick brings decades of marketing, sales, and planning skills in the electronics distribution field to the Board, where he serves on the Grants Committee. He managed his own electronics company until he retired and now volunteers as a Farm docent and travels with his wife. As a fifth generation Californian, he has enjoyed bringing his children and grandchildren to the Farm.
Lauren was the former Mountain View City Recreation Department Manager responsible for both the Farm and FODHF for many years. She is now Recreation Manager with the City of Campbell and is terming out soon as President of California Parks and Recreation Association for the 4th District (SF to Gilroy).
Nancy, a Farm livestock volunteer and a Mountain View realtor for the past two decades, has joined the Board to work on grants. Nancy brings business and marketing skills and nonprofit Board experience having volunteered on the Friends of R House Board and the Board of Mountain View Education Foundation’s Realtor Fund-Raising Board.