PACCC’s Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers who are involved in the community and deeply committed to the needs of children and families.


Board Chair
Clara Chang
Technical Writer, VMware, Inc.

Chair Elect
Nancy Shepherd
Former Mayor, City of Palo Alto

Rochelle Gerstner
Clinical Specialist, Genentech

Carlos Santamaria
AVP/Associate Relationship Manager, Presidio Bank

Directors at Large

Susan Allen
Director, Worldwide Deals Desk, Proofpoint, Inc.

Kimberly Bausback
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Graduate Student

Karen Friedland-Brown
Parenting Consultant, Former Director of Parents Place

Olivia Lau
Product Analyst, Google

Catherine Magill
Native Garden Coach

Hilary McDaniel
Teacher, Palo Alto High School

Daniel Moore
Hardware Analytics and Insights Leadership, Facebook

Karna Nisewaner
VP & Deputy General Counsel, Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Raju Parikh
Benefits Program Manager, Family and Community Programs, Facebook

Rachel Samoff
Early Education Consultant

Bob Shaw
Active Retiree

Alison Stephens
Marketing Specialist, Cooley LLP