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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).

Board Officers

Brian Cannon, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Joe Hurwich, 2923 Adeline Associates
David Millstein, PwC (Retired)


LeAnne Andersen, Kaiser Permanente
Elaine Barden, Comcast
Janet Belton, SAP
Jim Callinan, Osterweis Capital Management
Gina Hamilton Comes, Clean Transportation Logistics
Tori Humphrey
Cortney Erin
, Facebook
Gary Kovacs, Accela
Thi La, Corsair Components, Inc.
Marti Pozzi, SnapLogic
Rani Radhakrishnan, PwC - Digital Health
Arjunan Rajeswaran, Cloudflare, Inc.
Raghu Raghuram, VMware
Gene Wade, Honors Pathways, Inc. 

Advisory Directors

Rishi Dixit, Valiant Capital
Jenny Duarte, Sapphire Ventures, LLC
Dana Green, Compass
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