BOARD OF DIRECTORS & COMMITTEES

Share your passion for helping “children thrive, educators valued and families supported” as a PACCC Board or Committee Member.

PACCC is a high-impact organization and the Board and committees provide critical input and oversight. PACCC is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Palo Alto with program delivery contracts with the City of Palo Alto and Palo Alto Unified School District. PACCC services a wide age range of children, including include infant-toddler, preschool and school-age. PACCC provides access and advocacy in early childhood education and care, and educates and cares for approximately 900 children per year at 18 locations throughout Palo Alto. PACCC’s annual budget is around $12 million.

 

PACCC Board & Committee Application

 

 

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

As a member of PACCC’s Board of Directors, you will be involved in many decisions and activities. These primarily include evaluating and approving policies, approving the annual operating and capital budget, reviewing clinical quality indicators and operating metrics, ensuring the centers are compliant with all laws and regulations, assessing the needs of the targeted populations, and setting and approving the annual and three-year strategic and operational plans. The Board is also responsible for providing feedback to the Executive Director (ED), reviewing ED performance, hiring and terminating the ED if required, and setting ED compensation.

A Board member’s term is three years and a Board member can submit for re-election for a second term. The Board of Directors meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month in the evening for approximately two hours. Most meetings are virtual. Board members are required to serve on a Board Committee and attend special events sponsored by PACCC. Board members serve without compensation.

The ideal Board member is passionate about PACCC’s mission, brings strong skills and relevant experience, and has time to participate fully in all Board activities and any relevant Board committee meetings. Relevant functional expertise could include finance, legal, management, marketing, fundraising, or other functional expertise. Experience in non-profits or the childcare industry is helpful, as is prior Board experience.

COMMITTEES

As a member of a Board committee, you will provide recommendations and/or action to the PACCC’s Board of Directors, which assists in fulfilling the strategic plan, compliance with regulations and/or other assigned responsibilities.

A committee term is one year and a member can submit for re-election. Committees meet monthly for approximately one hour. Most meetings are virtual. Committee members serve without compensation.

The ideal Committee member is passionate about PACCC’s mission, brings strong skills and relevant experience, and has time to participate fully. Relevant functional expertise could include finance, legal, management, marketing, fundraising, or other functional expertise. Current committees include Finance, Board Development, Strategic Planning, Human Resources and Properties.

To apply, please complete the Board and Committee Application and a PACCC representative will contact you to follow-up on your interest.

 

 

OFFICERS

Board Chair
Bob Shaw
Retiree
 

Chair Elect
Hilary McDaniel
Teacher, Palo Alto High School

Treasurer
Lanie Wheeler
Bookkeeper, Ecumenical Hunger Program; Former PACCC CFO

Secretary
Olivia Lau
Product Analyst, Google

Chief Executive Officer
Lee Pfab

Chief Financial Officer
Dicie Hinaga

BOARD MEMBERS

Kimberly Bausback
Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Schwab Learning Center at Children’s Health Council

Lavinia Branden
Senior Account Project Manager, Outform Group; Proprietor, Studio Kicks Palo Alto

Terrence Chun
Senior Client Advisor, Bessemer Trust Company

Andrew Dinh
Pediatric Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Physician, Stanford School of Medicine

Alison Kamhi
Legal Program Director, Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Georgiana Kuhlmann
Biotech Market Research & Analytics Specialist

Raju Parikh
Early Childhood Education Consultant

Rachel Samoff
Early Childhood Educator

Gina Signorello
General Counsel, Jumio Corporation

Christopher Torres
CPA, Irvin, Abrahamson & Company

Cynthia Wood
Principal Data Scientist, Genentech

Elliot Wright
Executive Director, Hidden Villa