Board of Directors

The Grey Bears Board of Directors provides leadership, shapes strategic direction, ensures the best use of resources, and monitors performance for all of our programs. If you’re interested in joining the Grey Bears Board, click here for the online application or email

2021-2022 Grey Bears Board of Directors

President, Pamela B. Goodman, Owner/Co-Founder, Lifespan
Vice-President, Reed Geisreiter, Regional President Comerica Bank, retired
Treasurer, Enda Brennan, Attorney
Secretary, Rachael Katz, Health Therapist and Small Business Owner

Ole Christensen, IBM Engineer, retired
Rita Hester, MS, RN, ICU Nurse, Nursing Instruction Cabrillo College School of Nursing, retired
Joe Jaconette, PhD, Doctorate Program Mentor, Brandman University
Tristan Kass, Certified Financial Planner/Portfolio Manager, Morgan Stanley
Ventura Leon, Vice President, Facilities & Physical Security Manager, Santa Cruz County Bank
Leslie O’Malley, City of Santa Cruz Waste Reduction Manager
John Presleigh, County of Santa Cruz Public Works Director, retired
Dan Reed, Lockheed Martin, Union Steward, retired