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The Los Rios Colleges Foundation's mission is to invest in the students of the Los Rios colleges to help them achieve their aspirations through education.

The Los Rios Colleges Foundation (LRCF) is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of community leaders in the Sacramento region dedicated to raising funds and implementing the programs of the LRCF to further its mission. The LRCF raises philanthropic resources for Los Rios students and colleges with a focus on the Student Emergency Fund, the Los Rios Promise Campaign, the Los Rios Colleges Fund (annual fund), student scholarships, and high priority college needs.

Officers

  • Erica Taylor, Chair
    Vice President, Communications & Community Relations, Golden 1 Credit Union
  • Alex Taghavian, Chair Elect
    Partner, Capitol Impact
  • Erik Winje, Vice Chair – Treasurer
    Pre-Construction Manager, Clark Pacific
  • Paula Allison, President
    Associate Vice Chancellor, Los Rios Community College District
  • Kristin Emmett, Secretary
    Director, Institutional Advancement, Los Rios Community College District

Directors

  • Philip Arndt
    Director of Government Affairs, Comcast
  • Bryan Byrd
    Marketing Manager, California Earthquake Authority
  • Adrian Carpenter
    Legal Counsel, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • Pat Derickson
    Architect
  • Kari Dohn Decker
    Community Leader
  • John Frisch
    Senior Managing Director, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Julie Hayes
    Director, Intel
  • Warren Kashiwagi
    Retired CPA
  • Paul Lau
    Chief Executive Officer, SMUD
  • Dana Masera
    Community Leader
  • Paul McClure
    Principal, Advertising Director, Runyon Saltzman Inc.
  • Jonathan McMurtry
    Associate Principal, Lionakis
  • Patrick Mulvaney
    Owner, Mulvaney's B & L
  • Alice Perez
    Director of External Affairs, AT&T
  • Kevin Pressey
    Principal Architect, Pressey & Associates, Inc.
  • Anthony G. Retodo
    Medical Services Director, Kaiser Permanente
  • John Ruden
    Community Leader
  • Carol Spurgeon
    Community Leader
  • Tracy Stigler
    President, TKW Consulting
  • Donald Terry
    Community Reinvestment Act Officer, Tri Counties Bank
  • Anna Trunnell
    Superintendent, Santa Rosa City Schools District
  • Starr Walton Hurley
    Community Leader
  • Kären C. Woodruff
    Vice President, Community Affairs, Wells Fargo

Ex Officio, Los Rios Community College District

  • Brian King
    Chancellor, Los Rios Community College District
  • Pamela Haynes
    Trustee, Los Rios Community College District
  • Robert Jones
    Trustee, Los Rios Community College District