Our Leadership

Friends in Deed Pasadena Leadership

Executive Board Members

Richard Cheung D.C., President
Chiropractor, Pasadena Businessman

Kathy Simpson, Co-Chair
Retired from Franklin Covey

Bret Schaefer, Treasurer
Vice President of Finance, Alzheimers Foundation of LA

Stacy Santeramo, Secretary
Human Resources Manager, Green Dot Corporation

Pamela Marx, Immediate Past President
Supervising Attorney, Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc.

Board Members At Large

Rev. George “Amadi” Hines
Minister

Jackie Knowles
Retired Editor/Reporter, Pasadena Star News

Bishop Rev. Beverly Shamana
Retired Bishop, United Methodist Church

Debby Singer
Retired Education Director, Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center

Ed Vidimos
Store Manager, Goodwill Industries

Timothy Howett, Esq.
Law Offices of Timothy Howett

Sonya Perry
ERYT-500 (Yoga)

Our Community Advisory Council (in formation)

Congresswoman Judy Chu – 27th District of California
CA Senator Anthony Portantino – 25th Senate District California
CA Assemblyman Chris Holden – 41st Assembly District California
Bill Bogaard – Former Mayor of Pasadena
Julianna Serrano – Senior Associate of Peace and Justice, All-Saints Church Pasadena
Dr. Peter Dreier – Chair, Political Science, Occidental College
Donald Kincey – Senior Vice President, Community Relations, Comerica Bank
Rabbi Sharon Brous – Founder and Senior Rabbi, IKAR, Los Angeles
Yudie Fishman – Local business leader
Kevin Bourland – Director, Arroe Estates, John Arroe Group
Dr. Bonnie Buratti – Planetary Astronomer
George Falardeau – CEO, Pasadena Media
Denise Campbell – Director of Marketing, Altez Vacation
Lawrence Bottala – Western Supreme Rooter, Inc.
Aaron Wooler  Senior Vice-President, Century Housing