Board of Directors

Rancho Cielo Officers

Our Board of Directors is made up of our biggest ambassadors. If you want to connect with our board members, please get in touch with Executive Assistant Sue Ventura.

Janine Chicourrat, Chair

Portola Hotel & Spa

Clement Miller, Vice Chair

Salinas Valley Health

Mike Zimmerman, Treasurer

Cannery Row Company

Jamie Kitz, Secretary

Center for Growing Talent by PMA

Board Members

Gregory Ahn

Folktale Group

Patrick Amaris

Granite Construction Inc.

Luis Alvarez

Alvarez Technology Group

Susan Black

Pinnacle Bank

Lance Buckeldee

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Don Chapin

Don Chapin Company

Jeff Cook

Taylor Farms

Jacqueline Cruz

Hartnell College Foundation

Jennifer Daquisto

Bank of America Monterey Bay

Walt Duflock


Bill Hayward

Hayward Lumber

Judge John M. Phillips


Katrina Maestri

Chartwell School

Jennifer Rosenthal

Law Offices of Jennifer S. Rosenthal

Pete Scudder

Scudder Roofing and Scudder Solar

Board Emeritus

Ted Balestreri

The Cannery Row Company

Bert Cutino

Sardine Factory

Joanne Taylor

Community Volunteer