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Board of Directors of Rotary Club of Oakland

Board Officers

Sean Marx


Gudrun Dybdal

President Elect

Michael Bruck


Gene Zahas


Pat Williams

Executive Director

Other Directors

Roberta Abel

Retired Editor and Marketing Professional

Kathleen Cody

Executive Director, American Bone Health

John Dolby

Senior Vice President, Cushman & Wakefield

Merlin Edwards

Owner, Edwards Consulting

Mark Fithian

Co-Founder and Partner, WideOopen

Karen Friedman


Wendy Howard

Ana-Marie Jones

Consultant, Emergency Preparedness

Harold Lowe

Planner, Rising Oak Financial

Steve Nicholls

CEO, Mueller Nicholls Builders

Courtney Ruby

Director of Finance & Administrative Services, Association of Bay Area Governments

Leadership of Oakland Rotary Endowment

Board Officers

Debra Barnes


Betsy Biern

Vice President

John Holmgren


Russ McClymont


Designated Per By-Laws

Sean Marx

Club President, Chief Executive Officer, Give Something Back

Gudrun Dybdal

Club President-Elect

Linda Boessenecker

Club Past President (2016-2017), Fundraising Consultant

Gene Zahas

Club Treasurer, President, Johnstone Supply

Elected Trustees

Scott Bowhay

Managing Principal, Bowhay Investments, LLC

Curtis Burr

Retired, Founder and CEO, Burr Pilger Mayer

Mary Geong

Certified Public Accountant

Anne Marie Gorman

Chief Legal Counsel, Cambridge Industries USA, Inc.

Riza Hernandez

Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors

Lisa Malul

Executive Director, Rebuilding Together Oakland

Henry Reynoso

Retired, Vice President, California Bank & Trust