Current Cohort

Please join us in welcoming the members of



Adonis Campillo, Life & Health Broker - Coast General Insurance Brokers
Ali Sadreameli, Branch Manager - Montecito Bank & Trust
Brian McGrath, Fire Captain - Ventura County Fire Department
Carlene Saxton, Community Development Director - City of Moorpark
Chris Chaleunrath, Development Director - Ventura Land Trust
Cindy Liu, Founder and Chief Advocate - WeBelong:805
Deanna Weik, HSA HR Director - County of Ventura
Denise Cortes, Executive Director - Harbor House
Devon Cichoski, Vice President - Celtis Ventures
Dorina Timbol, Executive Director - For the Need Foundation
Dr. Lorelle Dawes, Director of Expanded Learning - Ventura Unified School District
Erin Larner, Manager of Operations - Aera Energy LLC
Erin Meister, Supervising Atty, Domestic Violence Unit - Ventura County District Attorney
Gerry Pantoja, Director of Philanthropy - Ventura College Foundation
Greg Margetin, Administrative Sergeant - Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Hollee King Winegar, President - SitesPacific, Inc.
Jake Munyon, Director, Fleet and Family Readiness - Naval Base Ventura County
John Marquez, Executive Director - Santa Paula Chamber of Commerce
Jordan Roberts, Asst Emergency Comms Manager - Ventura County Fire Department
Justin Doering, Director - Ventura County Deputy Sheriffs' Association
Kyle McIntosh, Lecturer & Dir. for MBA/EMBA/MSM Programs - CA Lutheran University
Laura Everest, Community Info. Associate Director - Interface Children & Family Services
Lauren Lafferty, Development Coordinator - Women's Economic Ventures
Lia Fortier, Publishing, Author - Kingdom Treasures Publishing
Manuel Minjares, Field Representative, Office of BOS Kelly Long, County of Ventura
Marilyn Peake, Organizational Development Manager - Reiter Affiliated Companies
Marleen Canniff, HSA Communications Manager - County of Ventura
Michelle Rogers, Comm. Outreach & Education Manager - Camarillo Health Care District
Mike Sanders, Regional Director – American Medical Response
Misty Perez, Councilmember - City of Port Hueneme
Natalie Hernandez, Public Information Officer - Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Nathan Hickling, Community Impact Officer - Ventura County Community Foundation
Nelson Buss, Realtor/Shareholder - Aviara Real Estate
Nick Sondgeroth, Sr. Vice President for Investments - Wells Fargo Advisors
Reina Bejerano, Chief Technology Officer - Oxnard Union High School District
Rene Camper-Stewart, Program Manager - Rescue Mission Alliance
Ricardo Torres, Policy & Comm Affairs Manager - Housing Authority-City of Ventura
Sam Saxena, Chief Executive Officer  - Green Light Labs, Inc.
Tammie Helmuth, Chief Executive Officer - Girl Scouts of California's Central Coast
Tom Means, CEO/Owner - PCH Benefits and Insurance Solutions


Cohort XXVIII Dates

First Session
September 16, 2022

Second Session
October 6, 2022 (Thurs)

Third Session
November 4, 2022

Fourth Session
December 2, 2022

Fifth Session
January 6, 2023

Sixth Session
February 3, 2023

Seventh Session
(In Sacramento)
February 26- 28, 2023 (Sun-Tues)

Eighth Session
March 10, 2023

Ninth Session
April 14, 2023

Tenth Session
May 12, 2023

May 18, 2023 (Thurs eve)