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

Mark Baldassare
President and CEO
Public Policy Institute of California

María Blanco
Executive Director,
University of California Immigrant Legal Services Center

Louise Henry Bryson
Chair Emerita,
Board of Trustees
J. Paul Getty Trust

A. Marisa Chun
Partner
Crowell & Moring LLP

Chet Hewitt
President and CEO
Sierra Health Foundation

Phil Isenberg
Former Chair
Delta Stewardship Council

Mas Masumoto
Author and Farmer

Leon E. Panetta
Chairman
The Panetta Institute for Public Policy

Gerald L. Parsky
Chairman
Aurora Capital Group

Kim Polese
Chairman
ClearStreet, Inc.

Karen Skelton
Founder & President
Skelton Strategies

Helen Iris Torres
CEO
Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE)

Gaddi H. Vasquez
Retired Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
Edison International
Southern California Edison

Directors Emeriti

Ruben Barrales
William K. Coblentz*
David A. Coulter
Edward K. Hamilton
Gary K. Hart
Walter B. Hewlett
Roger W. Heyns*
Donna Lucas
David W. Lyon*
Cheryl White Mason*
Arjay Miller*
Ki Suh Park
Alan Post*
Constance L. Rice
Thomas C. Sutton
Cynthia A. Telles*
Raymond L. Watson*
Carol Whiteside
Harold M. Williams*
*Founding board member
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