Out of Site’s legal board is the board of its fiscal sponsor, The Tides Center. The Tides’ board is not involved in the organizational development of Out of Site. The below board functions as a full working board except in the case of legal functions. Beth Rubenstein, executive director of Out of Site, serves as a non-voting member of the board.
Josh Brankman | Chair of the Board
Josh Brankman is the Executive Director of Outward Bound Bay Area. He has been an educator for ten years and has focused on public high school youth. He was the Principal at City Arts and Tech High School (CAT), a public charter school in San Francisco, a school of the nonprofit Envision Schools charter school company. For five years, Out of Site was based at CAT. He has been a lead teacher at Life Learning Academy (of the Delancey Street Foundation) and a teaching fellow at Eagle Rock School. Mr. Brankman has a MA in Education from the Principal Leadership Institute, of the University of California, Berkeley and an AB from Princeton University. Mr. Brankman has worked with Out of Site since 2006.
Lee-Ann Peling | Secretary
Lee-Ann Peling is currently the Franchise Operations Director for Comcast in California and has seventeen years of cable and telecommunications experience, having previously worked for AT&T in its Public Relations and Law and Government Affairs departments. Ms. Peling graduated from CSU, Chico with a degree in Political Science and a Paralegal Certificate. She also sits on the board of the APA Heritage Foundation, and is a graduate of the Redwood City/San Mateo County Leadership class of 2007, and the San Francisco Leadership Class of 2008. She served as vice president of the Board of the Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club until December 2010.
Delvecchio Finley | Treasurer
Delvecchio Finley is Vice President of Operations at California Pacific Medical Center. Over the four campuses of CPMC, he is responsible for Support Services, Surgical Services, Ambulatory Services, Dialysis, Sim-Surg Center, and the Institute for Health and Healing. In addition, he is a liaison for CPMC’s joint ventures in ambulatory surgery, endoscopy, and advanced imaging. Mr. Finley holds a B. S. in Chemistry from Emory University. He received his Master of Public Policy degree at Duke University, where he also attained Graduate Certification in Health Policy, Law, and Management. Mr. Finley is board certified in Healthcare Management and he is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is past-President of the California Association of Healthcare Leaders and Immediate Past President of the Northern California chapter of the National Association of Health Services Executives. Mr. Finley is also a graduate of the 2008 class of Leadership SF and a 2008 Fellow of the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems.
Diane Foug is a sculptor living in San Francisco. She has served on the board of Human Rights Watch Northern California, ran her own design studio (Diane Foug Design) for ten years, has been honored by the Art Director’s Clubs of Los Angeles and San Francisco as well as Communication Arts and Print Magazine, and has taught design and typography at the San Francisco Art Academy. Ms. Foug is a graduate of UC Berkeley, Art Center College of Design, and Stanford University. She is also a parent of a student at Lick-Wilmerding High School.
Christine Godinez joined Lick-Wilmerding’s Admissions Office in the fall of 2004 after graduating with a double major in Psychology and Sociology from the University of San Francisco. In addition to her role as Director of Inclusion and Assistant Director of Admissions, Ms. Godinez is a club advisor to Latinos Unidos and a mentor for the “I Have a Dream” Foundation. She received her Masters in Educational Leadership from Mills College in 2009 and hopes to pursue her Doctorate. Ms. Godinez has served as a faculty member for the National Association of Independent Schools, Student Diversity Leadership Conference. She is a bilingual native of San Francisco and is committed to working with nonprofit programs supporting under-served youth.
Amy Guittard is a fifth-generation San Franciscan, a graduate of Lick-Wilmerding High School and Barnard College, Columbia University with a degree in English Literature and Cultural Anthropology. She currently works for Clif Bar & Company in Interactive Experience where she manages the online creative marketing campaigns for brands and programs. In addition to her work in online marketing, she also served as Co-Chair of Clif Bar & Company’s employee volunteer program for two years, building relationships with local and national nonprofits and inspiring colleagues to give back to their community. She is on the board of Bay Area Youth Sports Foundation. She is currently enrolled in the California College of Arts’ MBA program. Ms. Guittard has also developed raspberry truffles for her 140 year old family business, Guittard Chocolates (America’s oldest chocolate company).
Maria Rogers Pascual
Maria Rogers Pascual is a parent of a current Lick-Wilmerding student. Ms. Pascaul brings her passion for the arts, and over 20 years of experience working with community-based and international organizations dedicated to immigrant rights and environmental sustainability. She is currently Principal of Creative Outcomes, a consulting business that supports non-profits and other community efforts with a wide range of organizational development needs. Ms. Pascual is on the board of directors for Mujeres Unidas y Activas, an organization led by Latina Immigrant Women. Maria is bicultural and speaks Spanish, French and Portuguese. She is the former executive director of PILA (Partnership for Immigrant Leadership And Action).
Stina is a sixth-generation San Franciscan who grew up singing in the church choir and studying theater. She works as Special Assistant to Congress member Nancy Pelosi. Previously, Ms. Skewes-Cox coordinated research and outreach for Young Voter Strategies, a non-partisan Pew-funded project focused on voters aged eighteen to twenty-nine in Washington, DC. Upon returning to the Bay Area in 2006, she joined Cindy Chavez’s mayoral campaign in San Jose. Previous internships include EMILY’s List and the United Nations Association (London). Also, Ms. Skewes-Cox is the only American to have interned in the Danish House of Parliament. Ms. Skewes-Cox has a Bachelors degree from the University of California at Irvine, a Masters of Arts in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University, and holds a certificate in European Politics from the University of Copenhagen.
Raquel Skidmore Johnson
Raquel is Co-owner and Creative Director of Coupage Design, an engineering and design firm based in Noe Valley. Ms. Johnson co-founded Coupage in 2004 with her husband after she spent 15 years in the corporate creative world. Ms. Johnson managed the creative department at the National Football League in New York for 8 years before returning home to California to head the production group at Digitas, a digital brand agency. She graduated from CSU, Chico and the School of Visual Arts with degrees in graphic design and advertising. Ms. Johnson also spent several years with Destination Foundation, a non-profit organization that granted dream wishes to adults with terminal illnesses. As a member of the AIGA, she worked in the San Francisco public school system teaching design to K-5 students.
Carolyn is a long-time resident of the Excelsior District of San Francisco. She has been active in the travel industry since 1992. Since 2000, Ms. Wolff has owned and operated Site Savvy which places large corporate conferences at hotels worldwide. She also has a long history of nonprofit volunteer work. Ms. Wolff volunteered with The International Rescue Committee where she assisted newly arrived refugees with assimilating into the US, and helped organize a large anniversary event at Fort Mason. In 2009, on behalf of Supervisor John Avalos’ office, Ms. Wolff helped establish the first Excelsior Art Walk, and organized a large community and service provider meeting around McLaren Park. In 2010, she co-created and launched Monroe Elementary School’s first online fundraising auction. Ms. Wolff has a BA in History from Beloit College, Wisconsin and spent a year in Budapest, Hungary studying Eastern European history.