Former Board Members

Board Members

Below is a list of former PDF Board Members from 1982 to present. We extend sincerest thank yous to all past and present Board Members for all their hard work and dedication to making PDF a success.

Robert (Bob) Mazer: winter 1982/1983 – 2000; Chair: winter 1985/1986 – winter 1987/1988; Member Emeritus status as of 1989

Alan (Lan) M. Katz: winter 1982/1983 – fall 1988

Judith (Judy) Weiss: winter 1982/1983 – 1991

Anthony (Tony) S. Pearce: winter 1982/1983 – spring/summer 1985

Tom Stoner, Sr.: winter 1982/1983

Thomas Stoner, Jr.: spring 1983

Adi Bemack: winter 1982/1983 – fall 1983

Margaret (Meg) E. Gage: PDF winter 1982/1983 – fall 1987; Pacific Peace Fund (PPF): fall 1984 – winter 1988

Magdalena (Magda) R. Mazer: winter 1982/1983 – spring 1983

Kent A. Jacobson: spring 1983 – spring/summer1986

Ethel (Chick) Ackley: fall 1983 – 1992; Chair: spring 1988 – winter 1988

Rev. Donna Schaper: spring 1983

Paul Aicher: fall 1983 – spring/summer 1986

“Gracie” Patricia (Pat) Close: PDF fall 1983 – 2000; PPF: summer 1984 – winter 1988/1989; Chair: spring/summer 1986 – winter 1998/1989; Emeritus Member (Emerita) status as of 1992

Greg Caplan Tuke (Caplan-Tuke): PDF 1989 – June 1990; PPF: winter 1983/1984 – winter 1988; PDF Chair: 1989 – 1990

Pratt Remmel, Jr.: spring/summer 1985 – 1995

Kit Miller – PPF spring/summer 1986 – fall 1987

Atanacio Gonzalez: spring/summer 1986 – 1995; Vice-President: 1989

Cate Woolner: spring/summer 1986 – 1994; Chair: 1990 – 1992

Aaron Katz: PDF 1989-1992; PPF: winter 1986/1987 – winter 1998

Rob Stein: winter 1986/1987 – spring 1988

Chong Yu: winter 1986/1987 – 1989

Brian Adams: fall 1987 – 1990; Treasurer: 1989 – 1990

Kathryn (Ka) Flewellen: spring 1988 – May 2002; Chair: 1998 – May 2002; Emeritus Member (Emerita) status as of 2002

Marla Painter: PDF 1989 – 1996; PPF: fall 1988 – winter 1988

Juan Jose Sanchez: PDF 1989 – 1994; PPF: fall 1989 – winter 1998

Emma Gonzalez: 1990 – 1992

Jennifer Ladd: 1990 – 1996; Chair: November 1992 – 1994

Raymond Morgan: 1990 – 1994

Diane Narasaki: 1990

Hubert Ellis Sapp: 1990 – 1997 (on leave 1996)

Paul Haible: 1992 – September 2004; Treasurer: 1998 – June 2004; Board President – June 2004 – September 2004

Noha Shaath Ismail: 1992 – 1995

Alan Rabinowitz: 1992 – 1995

Faye Brown: 1993 – 1996

Tawna Sanchez: 1993 – 2004

N. Jean Sindab: 1993 – 1995

Abbot Stranahan: 1993 – 1997 Board Chair

Robin Lloyd: 1993 – 1999

Karimah Nonyameko Moore: 1995 – 2000

Eli Il Young Lee: 1996 – 1997

Michael Roque: 1996 – 1997

Alta Starr: 1996 – 1997

Karen Byrne: 1997

Minh-Tram Nguyen: November 1996 – June 2004; Vice-Chair/Secretary: 2000/2001 – May 2002; Board Chair: May 2002 – June 2004

Felice Yeskel: 1997 – 1999; Secretary: 1998 – October 1999

Michelle Curry: 2000 – January 2010; Board Secretary – June 2004 – January 2005; June 2005 – January 2010; Treasurer – March – June 2006

Pedro Diaz: 2000 – 2001

Loretta Hobbs: May 2001 – October 2005; Board Treasurer – June 2004 – October 2005

Susan Balbas: May 2002 – June 2006; Board Secretary – May 2002 – June 2004; Acting Board Secretary – January 2005 – June 2005

Clarence Lusane – April 2005 – August 2005

Vanessa Ramos – June 2006 – September 2010

Kimo Campbell – January 2006 – February 2012

Lori Goodman – June 2005 – September 2017

Esmeralda Brown – June 2013 – October 2019


We have tried to list all Board members of PDF as reflected in the historical records. We apologize if we missed someone. Thank you all for your service.


We would also like to thank all of the staff,  volunteers, interns and work-study students who have supported PDF throughout the years. Your support has been invaluable and we deeply appreciate it.