DRAA is governed by 25 expert, highly engaged East Bay business and community leaders. Our Board are actively involved directly in DRAA’s work to promote high-quality artistic, education, and community outreach programs at the Lesher Center. They donate generously to the DRAA themselves, participate in our fundraisers and use their extensive professional and community networks to raise the profiles of DRAA and the Center’s programs in the East Bay and beyond.

Angie Coffee – Board President
Retired, Senior Managing Director Private Business Banking, First Republic Bank

David Bowlby – CEO, The Bowlby Group

Jamie Broadhurst – Consultant

Tim Butturini – Managing Director, Enterprise Partnerships, Wells Fargo Advisors

Tom Donahoe – Retired, President, Pacific Telesis Foundation

Laurie Fox – Retired, Vice President, Bay Areas News Group

Barry Gordon – Retired, City of Walnut Creek

Todd Heintz – Senior Vice President, Market Manager, JP Morgan Chase

Brian Hirahara – President, BH Development

Natalie Hughes – Manager, Software Engineering, Rocket Software

Natalie Inouye – President, Walnut Creek Civic Pride Foundation

Diana Israel – Retired Marketing Professor at Golden Gate University and Entrepreneur

Melissa Jose – Independent Financial Services Professional

Laura Lamison – Entrepreneur

Scott Mac Cormac – Vice President-Field Support Manager, Chase Private Client

Bob Power – President, ParkSmart

Sue Rainey – Former Mayor, City of Walnut Creek

Dino Riggio – President and CEO, REO Properties

Eric Rudney – President, Rudney Associates

Lisa Ryan – Marketing Consultant

Kevin Sanchez – Senior Vice President, UBS Institutional Consulting

Patricia Stull – Chairman of the Board, Wilchem Inc.

Peters Suh – Director, Vodafone Americas Foundation

Christian Valentine – Managing General Partner, Walnut Capital

Jill Winspear – Board of Directors, Javelin Logistics