Board of Directors
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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...
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...
Farmer Boys Restaurants
Founder and Executive Director
AESD Director of Human Resources
Assistant Director as CSUF's Center for Internship and Community Engagement
Vice President Religious Client Services
Manager at Farmers & Merchants Bank
Retired Law Enforcement Criminology Professor at UCI
Chief of Anaheim Police Department