CalSAE Leadership

To learn more about how you can serve as a CalSAE volunteer leader or Board member, refer to the Board Elections page or Volunteer page.

Board of Directors

  • Alan Pentico
    Alan Pentico
    CAE Executive Director Southern CA Rental Housing Association (SCRHA)
  • Tammy Anderson-Wise
    Tammy Anderson-Wise
    CAE, MS Consultant Dairy Council of CA
    Vice Chair & Secretary
  • Megan Hemming
    Megan Hemming
    Chief Professional Development Officer CA Special Districts Association (CSDA)
  • Ben Fajen
    Ben Fajen
    AIA President Aero Design
    Industry Partner Vice Chair
  • Stephanie Stephens
    Stephanie Stephens
    CAE Executive Director CA Park & Recreation Society (CPRS)
    Immediate Past Chair
  • Christina Bauders
    Christina Bauders
    CAE, CMP VP & COO Compass Management Solutions
  • Jenn Jones
    Jenn Jones
    MS, CAE, IOM Executive Director/CEO CA Water Environment Association (CWEA)
  • Chris Locke
    Chris Locke
    Director of Marketing, and Membership Services Society for the Advancement of Material & Process Engineering (SAMPE)
  • Anne Marie Mourhess
    Anne Marie Mourhess
    DES Director of Group Sales Visit Greater Palm Springs
  • Anne R. Ornelas
    Anne R. Ornelas
    MA, DES Sr Mgr, Business Systems & Strategic Initiatives CASSS
  • Oyango A. Snell
    Oyango A. Snell
    CAE Visiting Professor of Law
  • Shaun Rundle
    Shaun Rundle
    CAE Executive Director CA Peace Officers' Association (CPOA)

Regional Councils

  • Aaron G. Smith
    Aaron G. Smith
    CAE Executive Director United States Bartenders' Guild (USBG) (855)655-8724
    Bay Area Chair
  • Maria Dempsey
    Maria Dempsey
    CMM, DES, CSW Senior Sales Manager Margaritaville Resort Lake Tahoe (530)544-5400
    Bay Area Vice Chair
  • Maggie Thyken Huss
    Maggie Thyken Huss
    Director of Sales Visit Rancho Cordova (916)460-8206
    Capital Chair
  • Shaun Rundle
    Shaun Rundle
    CAE Executive Director CA Peace Officers' Association (CPOA) (916)263-0541
    Capital Vice Chair
  • Kate Kanapeaux
    Kate Kanapeaux
    Director Acumen Executive Search (503)250-2642
    Oregon Chair
  • Amanda Parsons
    Amanda Parsons
    CAE Executive Director Oregon Recreation & Park Association (ORPA) (503)534-5673
    Oregon Vice Chair
  • Olivia Galvez
    Olivia Galvez
    Director of Business Operations Southern CA Rental Housing Association (SCRHA) (858)751-2217
    San Diego Chair
  • Jodie Muller
    Jodie Muller
    MPA, CAE Chief Operating Officer Western States Petroleum Association 310-918-4883
    SoCal Chair
  • Michele Ware
    Michele Ware
    President BOMA Greater Los Angeles (213)629-2662x106
    SoCal Vice Chair


  • Rachel Selwan
    Rachel Selwan
    Owner New Level Mgmt LLC (925)216-5888
    Communications Chair
  • John Hooley
    John Hooley
    President Steward (971)275-7563
    Communications Vice Chair
  • Kristina Padilla
    Kristina Padilla
    MA,LAADC,ICAADC VP of Education and Strategic Development CA Consortium of Addiction Programs & Professionals (CCAPP) 650-653-1854
    DEI Co-Chair
  • Gary Murakami
    Gary Murakami
    GTP, GLP, CMP, CMM, DES Vice President of Sales & Industry Relations Teneo Hospitality Group (415)737-9225
    DEI Co-Chair
  • Jennifer S. Flohr
    Jennifer S. Flohr
    CAE, CMP
    ELEVATE Annual Conference Co-Chair
  • Michele Ware
    Michele Ware
    President BOMA Greater Los Angeles (213)629-2662x106
    ELEVATE Annual Conference Co-Chair
  • Kirsten Machi
    Kirsten Machi
    Owner Association Management Solutions (AMS) (510)386-6002
    Membership Advisory Group
  • Desmond Brown
    Desmond Brown
    Director of Member Engagement BOMA Greater Los Angeles (213)629-2662x102
    Membership Advisory Group
  • Cher Ekasala
    Cher Ekasala
    CAE VP & Chief Administrative Officer Compass Management Solutions (844)526-6727
    Professional Development Co-Chair
  • Megan MacNee
    Megan MacNee
    CAE, MPA Senior Association Executive Advocacy & Management Group, Inc (916)444-3568x138
    Professional Development Co-Chair
  • Rachel Hickerson
    Rachel Hickerson
    CMP, CMM Association Executive & Senior Event and CME Manager Advocacy & Management Group, Inc (916)444-3568x109
    Seasonal Spectacular Co-Chair
  • Flavia Oliveira
    Flavia Oliveira
    CHIA Director of Sales & Travel Trade Visit Santa Cruz County (831)425-1234x102
    Seasonal Spectacular Co-Chair