Board of Directors

The Foundation is currently governed by a 19-member Board of Directors that is composed of corporate leaders from all over the East Bay. The Foundation's by-laws allow the Board to grow up to 21 members. 

John Dilsaver Real Estate Broker
Jess Brown Pacific Gas & Electric
Helane Morrison Hall Capital Partners, LLC
Peter Liu Clean Energy Advantage Partners
Lisa Baldinger East Bay Regional Park District
Patricia Deutsche Marathon Petroleum Company
Nathan Falk Terasu, LLC
Les Hausrath Wendel Rosen Black & Dean
Audree Jones-Taylor Retired, City of Oakland Parks & Recreation Director
Renee Kemp Media and Communications Consultant
Bruce Kern Economic Consultant
John Martin Drake's Brewing Company
Thomas Meier Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
Amber Miksza REI, Inc.
Holly Potter Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Taj Tashombe Oakland Athletics
Jack Uhalde NBC Bay Area
Keith White Gap, Inc.
Geoffrey Zimmerman Certified Wealth Planner
Ex Officio
Ayn Wieskamp President, Board of Directors, East Bay Regional Park District


  • Our active and fearless group loves going outdoors and the East Bay Regional Park District creates very user friendly experiences for us. – Gina Lombardi Gravert, Supervisor Martinez Senior Center

  • I just enjoy being out with my family and dog; it's so peaceful and beautiful. You're having fun even if it’s wet and muddy. I’m like a little kid out there. – Gary Savell, Army Veteran Member

  • I donate to the East Bay Mountain Lion Project because these majestic creatures live and roam free in our parks! – Raj Hajela, Foundation Administrator and RPF Donor