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Board of Directors

Members of the Board of Directors are elected to serve a three-year term and can serve a maximum of two consecutive terms. Generally, Board elections are in August prior to the fiscal year beginning on September 1. We currently have a 17-member Board of Directors.

There are three standing committees of the Board of Directors: Finance Committee, Board Operations Committee and Executive Committee (by election). There are additional committees/task teams related to the Foundation’s special events (Evening of Wishes and Brave the Bay).

Executive Committee

Brian Cannon, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Elaine Barden, Comcast
Jim Callinan, Osterweis Capital Management
Joe Hurwich, 2923 Adeline Associates
David Millstein, PwC (Retired)
Judi Rees


LeAnne Andersen, Kaiser Permanente
Janet Belton, SAP
Gina Hamilton Comes, Clean Transportation Logistics
Tori Humphrey
Gary Kovacs
Thi La, Corsair Components, Inc.
Marti Pozzi, SnapLogic
Sarah Price, GlobalPrice Consulting
Rani Radhakrishnan, PwC - Digital Health
Arjunan Rajeswaran, Cloudflare, Inc.
Gene Wade, Honors Pathway

Advisory Directors

Rishi Dixit, Valiant Capital
Jenny Duarte, Sapphire Ventures, LLC
Dana Green, Pacific Union Real Estate
Dave Lonergan, Vista Capital Advisors
Patrick Luck, San Jose Sharks
Scott Ormerod, Leap Solutions Group, Inc.
Hitu Patel, MD, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland
Heidi Silber, Golden State Warriors


For more information about the Board of Directors, contact Lynne Durie at

Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area
1333 Broadway
Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94612
(415) 982-9474