Ascencia Board (pictured from left to right): Steven Nakasone, past Board members Jarrett Anderson and Chip Stone, Executive Director Natalie Profant Komuro, Mia Lee, Paul Brodsky and Nick Lam.

Debbie Hinckley


Community Volunteer
Member since: April 2010

E. Paul Brodsky

Vice President

Principal, E. Paul Brodsky, CPA
Member since: November 2013

Marvel Ford

Vice President

SVP, Risk Management Officer, California Credit Union
Member since: July 2014

Jenny Chen

Treasurer / Finance Committee Chair

Partner, Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP
Member since: July 2014

Collin Wedel


Associate Attorney, Sidley Austin LLP
Member since: November 2013

Ron Baker

Governance Committee Chair

Director of Operations & Ministries, Holy Family Catholic Church
Board Member Since July 2016

Kim Guard

Development Committee Chair

President / Owner, Express Employment Professionals

Member since: July 2016

John Sadd

Audit Committee Chair

Partner, Sadd Velazquez Higashi Shummaa, LLP
Member since: July 2016

David Bolstad

Partner at Safarian, Choi & Bolstad, LLP
Member since: July 2017

Barry Gussow

Realtor, Keller Williams
Member since: July 2014

Ani Keshishian

Director of Human Resources / Director of Charity Outreach, L.A. Banquets & Anoush Catering
Member since: July 2016

Tony Marcus

Senior Vice President/Chief Compliance Officer, Cathay Bank
Member since: July 2014

Kristine Nam

Communications Director, Glendale Unified School District
Member since: June 2017

Vince Rifino

“C” Platoon Battalion Chief, Glendale Fire Department
Member since: October 2013

Anthony Rubio

Construction Coordinator, Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Member since: July 2017

Karen Swan

Community Volunteer
Member since: July 2015

Aaron Van Voorhis

Lead Pastor, Central Avenue Church
Member since: July 2015

Terry Walker

Manager of Business Development, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
Member since: July 2016

Nicholas Lam

Vice President, Pacific BMW
Member since: October 2006

Task Force Chairs

Page Whyte

Facilities Task Force Chair

Commercial Property Owner
Community Member

Wen Reese

Children & Families Task Force Chair

CEO, Skylar Luna Clothing
Community Member

Gene “Chip” Stone

Strategic Planning Task Force Chair
Member June 2008 - June 2016

Mia S. Lee

Gala Committee Chair

Senior Vice President, Compliance Manager and
BSA Officer at California United Bank.

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