BOARD
OF DIRECTORS

Laurie Miller – President

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

Fatima Afzal

Director Corporate Communications, TriNet
Diablo Ballet Board Member since 2019

Kristina Cipriano – Secretary

Ballet Ambassador
Diablo Ballet Board Member since 2017

Cheryl DeSimone

Philanthropist
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
Ex-Officio

Lauren Jonas

Co-Founder/Artistic Director
Ex-Officio

Ashraf Habibullah – Emeritus

Co-Founder and President

Richard Sah, Ph.D. – Emeritus

 

Advisory Board

Solomon Belette

Director, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy

Gina Buscheck

District Community Captain, Target

Jack Catton

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

Thomas Guarino

Government Relations Manager, Pacific Gas & Electric

Arturo Jacobus

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