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: Gloria Scharre-Pitzer, Partner; Palermo, Barbaro, Chinen and Pitzer LLP

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

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

    Treasurer: Wade Winter, CFA

    Immediate Past President: Bill Hawkins, Managing Director, Overton Partners


    * denotes Member, Executive Committee

    Geoffrey Baum Executive Director Michelson Philanthropies
    Scott Bell President BRYAN's Cleaners and Laundry
    Glenn Bowie Business Solutions Consultant

    Sprint/Nextel Communications

    Sheldon Bull Screenwriter, Producer, Director
    Vivian Chan CEO Asian Link Marketing
    Dana Dattola Account Executive Weaver & Associates
    Charmayne Mills Ealy Director of Operations STEAM:CODERS
    Erika Endrijonas, PhD Superintendent/President Pasadena City College
    Rob Floe    
    Ralph Frammolino President PivotHound Communications, LLC
    Carmella Grahn Director of Finance, Planning, and Operations Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
    Mark S. Harmsen Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Board Tribune Publishing
    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.
    Robert "Bob" Miller President/Chairman of the Board Pasadena Tournament of Roses
    Michael Mitchell VP/Wealth Manager Fidelity Investments
    Ryan Newman CCO/COO Poplar Forest Capital
    Gloria de Olarte, MD President Gloria de Olarte, MD, Inc.
    Gilda Pettit, MBA Retired Vice President City National Bank
    Clara Potes-Fellow   Institute for Philanthropic Excellence
    Diane Rankin Senior Wealth Strategist Northern Trust
    James Sarni  Managing Principal Payden & Rygel
    RC Schrader  Managing Director Latino Practice Group Bolton & Company
    Jack A. Scott, EdD Former President Pasadena City College
    Charles Stanislawski  President Stanislawski and Company, Inc.
    Gregory Sun Principal PBWS Architects
    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.

    Donald H. Anderson Chairman Anderson Business Technology
    Robert L. Cheney Retired Senior Mgr. Bell & Howell
    Mel Cohen Owner Mel Cohen Insurance Services
    Richard S. Cupp Principal Richard S. Cupp, Inc.
    John C. Cushman, Esq. Attorney-at-law  
    Julie Gallant Senior Investment Mgr Wells Fargo
    William J. Galloway Pasadena developer  
    William E. Goldmann, PhD Retired Political Science Professor PACCD
    Don Hopf Owner Hopf Properties
    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
    Dick Ratliff Retired Owner Christian Company
    Janet J. Rose Community Volunteer  
    L.R. “Lonnie” Schield Jr. Principal Building Industry Partners
    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