Board of Trustees

The Second Harvest Board consists of fifteen Trustees representing a broad cross-section of the community who are responsible for shaping the mission and strategic direction, ensuring leadership and resources and as well as monitoring and improving performance.

Bob Norton, Chair

Bob Norton, Chair

Bob Norton, Chair
Coast Business Brokerage, Retired
Bob Norton  served on the Aptos Chamber Board for ten years and Above the Line for eight years.  He has extensive management and organizational experience in nearly every aspect of the grocery industry and a strong desire to give back to the community.  Bob currently chairs the Fund Development and Corporate Relations Committees and also serves on the Executive Committee.

Tim Carl

Tim Carl, Vice Chair

Tim Carl, Vice Chair
The Carl Group
Tim Carl is owner of The Carl Group, Inc. a company that provides technical communications to professionals in the Silicon Valley.  In addition to serving on the Board, Tim is chair of the Second Harvest Audit Committee and also serves on the Development Committee as well as the Executive Committee.


Rick Weiss, Treasurer

Rick Weiss, Treasurer
Bay Federal Credit Union
Rick is the VP and CFO of Bay Federal Credit Union.  He brings over 23 years of financial management experience to his work with Second Harvest.  He joined the board in 2014 and is currently serving as an active member of the Finance Committee.
Lisa Kirk

Lisa Kirk, Secretary


Lisa Kirk, Secretary
Seagate Technology
Lisa Kirk is Vice President of Human Resources at Seagate Technology and is committed to working with non-profit organizations such as Second Harvest that promote healthy life choices.  She serves on the Second Harvest Fund Development and Corporate Relations Committees and has over 30 years experience in Human Resources.

Pat Wadors

Pat Wadors, Past Board Chair

Pat Wadors, Past Board Chair
As VP, global Talent Organization, at LinkedIn, Pat Wadors often interfaces with corporate public boards and is leveraging her skills to involve the Second Harvest board and other businesses in our area. Prior to joining LinkedIn, Pat was the Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Plantronics, and before joining Plantronics, Pat held management positions at Yahoo! Inc. and several other technology companies. Pat is the current Chair of the Second Harvest Board Of Trustees and also chairs the Executive Committee.

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Michael Bryant

Michael Bryant, CPA
LMGW Certified Public Accountant
As a CPA serving nonprofit organizations, Michael Bryant has gained an in depth understanding of nonprofit accounting, internal controls and fundraising.  In his role as a member of the Second Harvest Audit Committee, he uses this experience to help improve operations and finances.  Michael is passionate about ensuring everyone in Santa Cruz County has access to healthy food.

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Teresita Hinojosa

Teresita Hinojosa
Teresita Hinojosa was the first co-chair of Santa Cruz County’s first Hispanic Affairs Committee, which later became the Latino Affairs Commission. She worked for ten years on behalf of the Human Services Department administration’s Planning & Evaluation unit as the primary contracts analyst. Teresita has served on the Board of Directors of Salud Para la Gente. She also worked for five years on homeless services and was the Continuum of Care Coordinator (COC) for the County’s Homeless Action Partnership (HAP).

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Sarah Latham

Sarah Latham
Sarah Latham has served as the Vice Chancellor for Business and Administrative Services at UCSC since fall of 2012. Her portfolio includes the Sustainability Office, Colleges, Housing and Educational Services, Physical Plant, Physical Planning and Construction, Risk and Safety Services, Real Estate, Financial Affairs, and Human Resources. Prior to UCSC, Sarah served for ten years at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama where she was Vice President of Operations and Planning. 

Susan Lovegren

Susan Lovegren

Susan Lovegren
Juniper Networks
Previous to working for Juniper Networks, Susan Lovegren was Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Plantronics and a strong supporter of employee efforts in volunteerism, philanthropy and education.  In her leadership role at Plantronics Susan continues to support these efforts by working with Second Harvest to ensure the next generations have the healthy food they need to be successful in school and work.


Ralph Maltese

Ralph Maltese
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties
Ralph Maltese is currently VP of operations for Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.  Prior to this position, and as the owner of BPR Consulting, LLC, Ralph used his 20 years of experience in project management and process re-engineering in the food industry.  He led the effort to develop the five-year IT Roadmap for Second Harvest and has a passionate belief in our mission and in-depth knowledge of our organization.  Ralph is currently the Vice Chair of the Second Harvest Finance Committee.


Donna Mosich

Donna Mosich
DM Technical
Donna is an independent consultant of Learning and Training-DM Technical Services.  She has served on several non-profit organizations as committee volunteer and leader.  She recently served three terms as the president of Friends of Main Street, the non-profit organization for Main Street Elementary School.  Donna continues her involvement by being on the Second Harvest Fund Development and Corporate Relations Committees and taking a leading role on the Santa Cruz Chef’s Dinner Committee and Silicon Valley Leadership Group Turkey Trot Committee.

June Ponce

June Ponce
Sun Valley Berries
Throughout her career, June Ponce has developed strong relationships with local businesses and non-profits. June leverages her vast experience and dedication to the Pajaro Valley to lead Second Harvest’s South County Engagement task force, and also serves on the Fund Development Committee. June is also on the boards of El Pajaro Community Development Corporation, United Business Agriculture and the Cabrillo College Foundation.


Dieter Ramaekers

Dieter Ramaekers
Wealth Advisor
Dieter has served for several years on the investment committee and the planned giving committee for the Humane Society of Silicon Valley.  He is also on the board of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Santa Cruz County. Dieter joined the Second Harvest Board in 2010 and currently serves on the Second Harvest Major gifts and Development Committee.
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Rose Ann has served in various capacities within a wide range of non-profit organizations for the past 40 years, as an employee and volunteer, and in board leadership positions.  She brings with her a wealth of knowledge in many different facets of organizational involvement.  She also serves on the Second Harvest Development Committee.

Jon Sisk

Jon Sisk

Jon Sisk
Santa Cruz County Bank
Jon Sisk is SVP, Director of Real Estate and Construction Lending for Santa Cruz County Bank.  He has worked closely with Second Harvest over the past five years through Sunrise Rotary and in his prior position at Lighthouse Bank.  Jon currently serves as the Chair of the Dominican Hospital Foundation and has also served on the St. Francis High School finance committee.  Jon is a valuable member of the Second Harvest Board Development Committee.

Tricia Wynne

Tricia Wynne

Tricia Wynne
State of California, Retired
Tricia has 30 years of experience in public service as an attorney and policy analyst for the State of California.  She recently moved to Aptos and has been a huge supporter and volunteer of Second Harvest since she arrived.  Along with her professional experience and passion for service Tricia’s outgoing personality creates a perfect fit for committee work as well.


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