Board of Directors

JOE BALDO

JOE BALDO

After a successful career in corporate communications, Joe Baldo has spent the last 15 years advocating for underserved youth and their families. In 2012 he founded HGYFS as a mentoring program.

Fransisco Fonseca

Fransisco Fonseca

Francisco Fonseca, born in Guadalajara Mexico, came to the United States at 8 years old, and was raised in Inglewood California. Francisco, experienced in running various companies, had his Aut...

Yolanda Uzzel

Yolanda Uzzel

Yolanda Uzzell has more than 15 years of experience working in non-profit management & higher education. Her primary interests lie in organizational effectiveness and business process management.

Veronica Miller

Veronica Miller

Veronica Funaro Miller has nearly 25 years of extensive banking experience at community-based Farmers and Merchants Bank. She brings her sense of commitment and bright positive attitude to ever...

Joe Slowensky

Joe Slowensky

Joe Slowensky is the Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and Faculty Affairs at Chapman University.  He supervises the offices of Faculty Affairs, Institutional Research, Diversity and ...

Tammie Ledesma

Tammie Ledesma

Tammie Ledesma has been involved in education for thirty years. She has completed twenty-three years in the Anaheim Elementary School District. Prior to becoming the director of AESD's human re...

Al Valdez

Al Valdez

Al Valdez is a nationally recognized consultant in the areas of youth violence, gang sociology and behaviors, gang investigations/ prosecutions, parent/ teacher awareness issues, prevention/ inter...

Jorge Cisneros

Jorge Cisneros

Jorge Cisneros is the 36th chief of the Anaheim Police Department. Chief Cisneros leads Orange County’s largest city police department and oversees nearly 600 employees, including more than 400...

Ken Clark

Ken Clark

Ken was formerly President of Farmer Boys Food, Inc., a restaurant chain headquartered in Riverside, California, and continues working for them as a consultant.  He was VP of Operations for the...

Robert Pierce

Robert Pierce

Robert Pierce is an expatriate of the U.K., born in Sheffield, England. Community engagement has been part of his life since he joined the Scout Movement at 4 years old. Progressing through the...

Carlos Hernández

Carlos Hernández

Carlos Hernández is the son of migrant parents from Jalisco, Mexico. He was born in Detroit, Michigan and moved to San Fernando Valley, California and then to Anaheim, California, where he had...

Rand Sperry

Rand Sperry

For more than 45 years, Mr. Sperry has been a highly recognized
and influential leader within the Southern California and national
commercial real estate industry. Rand Sperry is a Chair and a Bo...

Retired President,

Farmer Boys Restaurants

Entrepreneur 

Founder and Executive Director

AESD Director of Human Resources

Assistant Director as CSUF's Center for Internship and Community Engagement

Vice Provost at Chapman University

CSUF  Manager,

Research Development

 

Retired Law Enforcement Criminology Professor at UCI

AUHSD Director of Curriculum 

Vice President Religious Client Services
Manager at Farmers & Merchants Bank

 

Chief of Anaheim Police Department

CEO