Board of Directors


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
Rachel Samoff
Early Childhood Educator

Chair Elect
Gina Signorello
SVP & Deputy General Counsel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Patty Boas
Independent Marketing and HR Consultant

Carlos Santamaria
AVP/Associate Relationship Manager, Presidio Bank

Directors at Large

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

Adam Baughman
Senior Credit Analyst, Redwood Credit Union

Clara Chang
Technical Writer, VMware, Inc.

Patricia Emslie
Executive Assistant, Palo Alto Family YMCA

Katie Gentry
Business Professional

Rochelle Gerstner
Clinical Specialist, Genentech

Jonathan Klein

Danny Koba
Executive Director of Youth Development, YMCA of Silicon Valley

Catherine Magill
Native Garden Coach

Lori McCormick
Independent College Admissions Counselor

Daniel Moore
Director, Data & Applied Science, Microsoft Hardware

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

Nancy Shepherd
Former Mayor, City of Palo Alto