MARIAN BLISS (Treasurer) has lived in Danville for over 30 years. She is a retired telephone company project and program manager, a former PTA president and treasurer, and a former homeowner’s association treasurer. She is a past president, and served on the board of the American Association of University Women Danville Alamo Walnut Creek for many years. Marian likes to be outside. She plays golf, bikes, and frequently walks the local trails.
EVELYN BOETES is a retired Administrator/Marketing Director for assisted living/memory impairment communities. She previously served as a Human Resources Director for a publicly traded company. She volunteers for various non-profit organizations in
VICKI BROOKS loves people,
MARY CAMEZON (President) is an educational consultant working with under-performing districts and schools to improve student achievement. She taught high school English and Social Science for 34 years and worked for an educational laboratory in a research project designed to bring schools and communities together in dialogues about student performance. A resident of
MARTY GULKO is retired from Abbott Diabetes Care a division of Abbott Pharmaceuticals. She actively participated as stage manager and board member with the East Bay Children’s Theater (EBCT) bringing live theater into Title One schools for children who would otherwise not have the opportunity to experience live theater. Marty is a Past President of the Alamo-Danville Newcomers. She is a Certified Travel Consultant and past owner of an independent travel agency. Marty has been a resident of Danville for 18 years.
ROZ HIRSCH (Vice President), a resident of Danville for more than 50 years, taught in the
JOYCE MICHALCZYK and husband, Bert, have lived in
SHARON RITCHEY, a graduate of U.C. Berkeley with a B.A. in fine art, was co-founder of the Village Theatre Gallery, which existed for more than 20 years. She has taught art classes, owned a gallery and curated and judged shows, lecturing on printmaking, worked with wildlife photography and in many different art media. Community service led
MARK ROSEMAN (Secretary) is a retired attorney who represented survivors of sexual abuse. He contributed to legislation in
MARTIN J. SILVERMAN attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, acted in several plays, and wrote TV scripts. He then became an attorney and practiced antitrust and communications law in a 30-year career. Now retired, Martin directs the Member Speaker Series at Crow Canyon Country Club. He coaches local business people to improve their speaking presentation skills. He is a frequent contributor to an online public policy issues forum. Martin and his wife, Ellie, a watercolor artist and Ikebana Japanese floral designer, have been living happily ever after in Danville since 2010.
SHARON SPRECHER has been involved in the theatre world since childhood. She attended
BOARD MEMBERS EMERITUS
WENDY COOPER is a past president of RPE, and of the Eugene O’Neill Foundation, Tao House and is a current member of their Advisory Board. She is a National Park Service docent at Tao House. Video documentaries made by Wendy and husband Tony can be seen at the Museum of the San Ramon Valley, Forest Home Farms and the Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site.
GARY DEATLEY is president of California Sun Dry Foods. He served as president of the Museum of the San Ramon Valley and Chair of the Restoration and Renovation Committee. He was on the first Town of Danville Historic Resource Commission and helped write the Town’s Historic Resource Guide. He volunteered on the “Facilities Oversight Committee” for SRVUSD and is past president of the Eugene O’Neill Foundation, Tao House board.
FLORENCE McAULEY (Immediate Past President) a longtime resident of Danville, is a Past President and Advisory Board Member of the Eugene O’Neill Foundation, Tao House and past president of the Board of Directors of the Museum of the San Ramon Valley.
ERIC FRAISHER HAYES, a director/actor/educator, is celebrating his seventh season as Artistic Director of RPE, where he has directed numerous productions. He is also entering his tenth year working with the Eugene O’Neill Foundation, Tao House. During his tenure, the Eugene O’Neill Festival has expanded and with the help of community partners RPE and the Museum of the