Our Board of Directors

Margaret (Gogi) Hodder, President 
Senior Claims Supervisor, BETA Healthcare Group; and Co-founder, The Mosaic Project

Cecily Brewster, Esq., Vice President
Attorney, The Brewster Law Office

Antoine L. Andrews, Treasurer
Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Gap Inc.

Tari Nicholson, Secretary
Community Activist

Erica Cicero, MSW, Governance Committee Chair
Founder/Director, Outervention

Gautam Biswas, Development Committee Chair
Program Manager, PayPal

Patricia Castaneda-Davis, MD, MBA
Assistant Chief of Pediatrics, Kaiser Permanente Oakland

Yvette Crespo
Director, National Workforce Diversity, Kaiser Permanente

Brett Dennen
Singer/Songwriter & Resident Rock Star, The Mosaic Project

Annie Gordon
Teacher, Marin Horizon School

Kristin Hull, Ph.D (Education)
Program Advisor, Matlock Capital; Founder, North Oakland Community Charter School; Founder, George Mark Children’s House

Lara Mendel
Executive Director, The Mosaic Project

Luis Ottley, Ed.D.
Head of School, Marin Horizon School

Lynne Wander
Sr. Manager of Sustainable Engineering, Lithium Technologies

Our Advisory Board

Dr. Michael D. Baran
Harvard University
Director, Cambridge Diversity Consulting

Dr. Cynthia Colvin
Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst

Dr. Mignon Duffy
University of Massachusetts Lowel
Professor of Sociology

Laurie Grossman
Mindful Schools
Co-Founder and Director of Funding & Outreach

Ted Harrison, J.D.
Freelance Writer

Paul Kivel
Violence Prevention Educator

Coltrane Lord
Coltrane Conuí Designs, owner; Peace Activist

Priscilla McKenney
Consultant and Trainer
Former Program Director for GirlVentures

Barbara Mintzer-McMahon
President, Center for Transitional Management
Executive and Consultant

Alison Park
Blink Diversity Consulting

Staci Sambol
Slub Design
Co-owner and Graphic Designer

Dr. Winona Simms
Stanford University
Assistant Dean/Director of the American Indian, Alaska Native & Native Hawaiian Program

Cornelia St. John, MFT
Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California
Faculty & Supervisor

Joyce Mende Wong
Hand to Hand Self-Defense Program
Co-Director and Certified Self-Defense Instructor

Jim Yarborough
Blue Oak School

Nelson Myhand
Myhand Curriculum Development Trainings and Facilitation
Principal & Political Organizer