Board and Leadership

A Word

From the CEO

“The CTE Foundation board and staff are dedicated to innovating the education to career experience for our local students so they are prepared to enter rewarding careers that strengthen their lives, the community and the economy.”
- Kathy Goodacre

Leadership and Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer
Kathy Goodacre

Cindy Gillespie
Amy’s Kitchen

Vice Chair
Lee Alderman
Retired, Redwood Credit Union

Julianna Graham
Wells Fargo Bank

Elisabeth Wade
Sonoma State University

Immediate Past Chair
Jeremy Olsan
Olsan Law, Inc.

Dan Blake
Sonoma County Office of Education

Brad Davis
Santa Rosa Junior College

Vince Figueroa
Figueroa CPA

Katie Greaves
Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board

Leyla Hashemi
Keysight Technologies, Inc.

Brian Ling
Sonoma County Alliance

Erica Torgerson
Sonoma Clean Power

Priscilla Jaworski Quintanilla
Redwood Credit Union

Mark Soiland
Soiland Company

Hector Velazquez
Nexo Media Inc & Red LatinX The Hub

Arif Virji
Carle Mackie Power & Ross LLP

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