DRAA is governed by 26 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.

Jill Winspear – Board President
Board of Directors, Javelin Logistics


David Bowlby – CEO, The Bowlby Group

Jamie Broadhurst – Consultant

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

Nadia Costa – Shareholder, Miller Starr Regalia

Tom Donahoe, Vice President – Retired, President, Pacific Telesis Foundation

Jennifer Ganten – ‎General Manager, Public Policy & Corporate Responsibility, ‎Chevron

Barry Gordon – Retired, City of Walnut Creek

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

Brian Hirahara – President, BH Development

Natalie Hughes – Owner, PBSI

Natalie Inouye – President, Walnut Creek Civic Pride Foundation

Melissa Jose – Independent Financial Services Professional

Laura Lamison – President, Jamtown

Deborah Perry – Senior Vice President – Collier International

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 – Brand Management Executive, CSAA Insurance Group

Kevin Sánchez – Senior Vice President, UBS Institutional Consulting

Chris Schneider – Managing Partner, Dorband & Schneider, LLP

Marsha Servetnick – Community Leader – On Broadway, Jazz Sponsor

Patricia Stull – Chairman of the Board, Wilchem Inc.

Peters Suh, Chair Development Committee – Director, Vodafone Americas Foundation

Deneen Wohlford – Public Affairs Director, Kaiser Permanente