Laurie Miller – President

San Francisco Bay Area Director,
Construction & Engineering, AT&T
Diablo Ballet Board Member since 2012

Kristina Cipriano – Secretary

Ballet Ambassador
Diablo Ballet Board Member since 2017

Cheryl DeSimone

Diablo Ballet Board Member since 2009

Elizabeth Green-Sah

Asian Art Museum Docent and Philanthropist
Diablo Ballet Board Member since 2019

Fred Lambright – Treasurer

Vice President, Mechanics Bank
Community Development Manager/CRA Officer Community Development
Diablo Ballet Board Member since 2018

Karen Lapointe

Ballet and Pilates Coach for the US Synchronized Swim Team
Diablo Ballet Board Member since 2019

Umberto Leone, CFP, AAMS

Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

Lanita Mims

Owner, Tub-A-Roo Entertainment
Commissioner, Contra Costa County Women’s Commission
Commission, Contra Costa County Arts Commission (AC5)

Susan Boreliz

Executive Director

Lauren Jonas

Co-Founder/Artistic Director

Ashraf Habibullah – Emeritus

Co-Founder and President

Richard Sah, Ph.D. – Emeritus


Advisory Board

Solomon Belette, MBA

East Contra Costa Community Alliance Coordinator

Gina Buscheck

District Community Captain, Target

Jack Catton

Former Sales Manager, US Bank

John diBene

Assistant Vice-President – Senior Legal Counsel, AT&T Services, Inc.

Ruth Egherman

Director of Marketing & Sales for Arts Marketing Services

Kathy Ferber

Former Director, Non Profit Management Certificate Program, Cal State University East Bay

Lyla Foggia

Foggia Public Relations

William T. Gallagher

Professor of Intellectual Property Law at Golden Gate University School of Law

Arturo Jacobus

Former President & CEO, Atlanta Ballet

Ghislaine Escot-Johnson

Senior Program Officer, AVP, Bank of the West

Gail Murray

Former Mayor and City Council Member, Walnut Creek

Sylvia Perfetto

Pacific Gas & Electric

Thomas Guarino – Emeritus

Former Government Relations Manager, Pacific Gas & Electric