LEADERSHIP

Kevin Leap
Board Chair/President
Director
San Diego International Auto Show

Hon. Marti Emerald
Vice Chair
Former Council President Pro Tem
City of San Diego

Stephen Throop
CFO
Partner
Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP

Tim Robles
Secretary
Captain
San Diego Fire-Rescue Department

Wendy Robinson
Executive Director

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Scott Barrett
Managing Partner
Elevate

David W. Hanses
Executive Director of Development
Scripps Institute of Oceanography

Ray McKewon
President
The Xceptional Music Company

Andy Thomas
Senior Vice President
Business Development
Evans Hotels

Michele Corbett
Vice President, Marketing
San Diego Blood Bank

Hon. Shirley Horton
Former State Assembly Member
Former Chula Vista Mayor

David M. Mulvaney
David M. Mulvaney LLC

JC Thomas III
Director, External Affairs
Sempra International, LLC

Philip Forgione
Vice President, Innovative Practices
American Medical Response

Rachel Laing
Principal
Laing Strategic Communications

Mike Rice
Director of Operations
American Medical Response

Melissa Forrest
President, iHeartMedia
San Diego & Riverside Markets

Amanda Lorenz
Associate General Counsel
Generali Global Assistance

Don Teemsma
President/CEO
Ideal Heating, Plumbing, Air & Electric

Chief’s Council Co-Chairs
James F. Mulvaney, Jr.
Vice President
Alliant Insurance Services

Robert Sexton
Owner/CEO
Ad360

Liasons
Jesse Conner
President
San Diego City Firefighers, IAFF Local 145

Kevin Ester
Interim Fire Chief
San Diego Fire-Rescue Department