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Los Rios Foundation Elects Derickson, Ivannikov, Quintero and Woodruff to Board
SACRAMENTO – The Los Rios Foundation has elected four new members to its volunteer board of directors: Pat Derickson of Stafford King Wiese Architects; Sergey Ivannikov of Russian American Media; Alena Quintero of DPR Construction; and Kären Woodruff of the Wells Fargo Foundation.
“With the addition of these four exceptional leaders, the Los Rios Foundation Board of Directors is in an extremely strong position,” said Beverly “Babs” Sandeen, the Los Rios Community College District’s vice chancellor for Resource and Economic Development and president of the Los Rios Foundation.  “I am excited for what the future holds for our students because of their leadership and commitment.” The Los Rios Foundation’s mission is to invest in the students of the Los Rios district to help them succeed and reach their educational goals.

Derickson is the president of Stafford King Wiese Architects, a firm that began working with Los Rios in the 1960s at Sacramento City College Campus. That relationship continues today. He serves on the boards of the American Heart Association, Methodist Hospital Foundation Leadership Council, Construction Industry Education Foundation, Rebuilding Together and, through his pro-bono work, serves Ronald McDonald House Charities. Derickson has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oregon.

Ivannikov is founder and CEO of Russian American Media who regularly serves as a liaison for arriving immigrants from the former Soviet Republics, connecting them with each other and with their American neighbors. He is a founding member of the Slavic–American Chamber of Commerce, and serves on the boards of the Council for Cross Cultural Affairs, Capital Public Radio, Advisory Council Sacramento World Music & Dance Festival, United International Art Association and Slavic Chorale.  He has a degree in computer engineering.

Quintero is business development and marketing manager for DPR Construction. She is an active member of the Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange, Sacramento Area Commerce & Trade Organization, Real Estate and Construction Networking, and is a graduate of the Sacramento Metro Chamber Leadership Class of 2013. Quintero is also a hands-on supporter of local organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Together, Boys & Girls Club, Sacramento Tree Foundation and the Roberts Family Development Center. She has a bachelor’s degree in organizational communications, with a minor in marketing, from Sacramento State.

And Woodruff, who is vice president of community affairs for the Wells Fargo Foundation, is responsible for managing and directing charitable contributions for 22 counties within the Northern California Region. She works closely with community organizations to determine local needs and opportunities for grant making.  As a member of Association of Fundraising Professionals, Women in Philanthropy, Association of Healthcare Professionals, Network of Academic Corporate Relations Officers, SACTO, and Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, Woodruff is actively involved in the community. She has served on several local boards including Disabled Sports USA and St. Ignatius Parish School, and is currently a board member of Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services.  Woodruff has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Fresno State.

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