Advisors to the Board

Howard
W.
Brotman
Retired Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, San Diego National Bank
Boards/Community Involvement:
Past Chair, San Diego Mediation Center; United Way of San Diego County; United Jewish Federation of San Diego County; Friends of Vista Hill Foundation
Malin
Burnham
Vice Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield
Former:
Chairman of John Burnham & Co., Burnham Pacific Properties and Chairman of the Advisory Council of Sorrento Associates; Past Founder and Director of First National Bank of San Diego
Boards/Community Involvement:
Trustee of The Burnham Institute; Dean's Advisory Council of The Rady School of Management at the University California, San Diego
Richard
Dreyfuss
Actor/Advocate/Founder of the Dreyfuss Civics Initiative; Richard Dreyfuss has undertaken a nation-wide enterprise to encourage, revive, elevate and enhance the teaching of civics in American schools through the Dreyfuss Civics Initiative.
Christine
Forester
Catalyst - Founder/Principal (1981—)
Former:
Architect (1965—1981) Diplôme d’Architecte, Lausanne, Switzerland
Boards/Community Involvement:
Obama Foundation / Obama Presidential Center, Design Advisory Team (2015—); President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (2008—17); OFA: Organizing for Action, Board of Directors and Advisory Board (2013—), Democratic National Committee (DNC); Vice Chair, National Finance Committee (2006-08); Common Purpose Project (2008—2017); Senator Barack Obama: Arts Policy Committee and Urban Policy Committee; San Diego County Democratic Party: Chairs Award recipient; keynote speaker, annual gala (2013); Past and present board involvement: International Savings Bank: Advisory Board; Marketing Committee; Retail Bank Strategy Task Force; Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and SKCC Foundation; Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Director’s Council; Museum of Photographic Arts; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, Board of Trustees; The New Children’s Museum, Honorary Board; San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, Advisory Panel.
Bobbie
A.
Gilbert
Past Chair
Former:
Marriage and Family Therapist
Boards/Community Involvement:
Former Member, Bioethics Committee, Kaiser Hospital; Planned Parenthood; and NCRC Mediator
Jeanne
Herberger
,
Ph.D.
Vice President of the Herberger Foundation
Boards/Community Involvement:
Executive Committee Member of the Board of Trustees at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute; Founder, Arizona Women’s Education and Employment, Inc.; Founder, Valley Leadership and the Arizona Women’s Forum, a chapter of the International Women’s Forum; Past President of the Board of Directors of the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
Judge
J. Lawrence
Irving
Former:
U.S. District Court Judge and Private Mediator
George
Carter
Jessop
Retired, George Carter Jessop Jewelers
Boards/Community Involvement:
Chair, Rees-Stealy Research Foundation; Past Chair, San Diego Mediation Center; and Trustee, Clairemont School of Theology
Jessie
J.
Knight Jr.
Former:
Chairman, SDG&E; Chairman, Southern California Gas Co; Executive Vice President of External Affairs, Sempra Energy; President and CEO, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
Boards/Community Involvement:
Board Member, San Diego Padres Baseball Club; Council on Foreign Relations, New York
Christopher
Weil
Chairman of the Board of Christopher Weil & Company, Inc., CEO and President of Storage Managers, Inc. (SMI), and Chairman of the Board of CWC Asset Advisors, Inc. (CWCAA)
Boards/Community Involvement:
Board Member at San Diego Grantmakers, San Diego Mainly Mozart Festival and The Patricia & Christopher Weil Family Foundation; Audit Committee Member of the Jacobs Family Foundation/Jacobs Center for Community Innovation ; Trustee of the UC San Diego Foundation.