Board of Trustees

Paul Bennett

Board Chair

Paul is retired from a career in Finance at Chevron Corporation. In addition to his involvement with Cristo Rey De La Salle, he is on the Boards of the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra and the Bay Area Scottish Country Dancers, and volunteers with Next Step Learning Center and St. Mary’s Center in Oakland.  

Paul Bennett

Board Chair

Paul is retired from a career in Finance at Chevron Corporation. In addition to his involvement with Cristo Rey De La Salle, he is on the Boards of the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra and the Bay Area Scottish Country Dancers, and volunteers with Next Step Learning Center and St. Mary’s Center in Oakland.  

Br Jonathan Cord, FSC

Board Member

Brother Jonathan has been a De La Salle Christian Brother for over 55 years, having first encountered the Brothers in his hometown of Sacramento, California.  Having ministered in eight high schools of the San Francisco New Orleans District and having been a Director of six communities, Br Jonathan more recently served in two of the … Continued

Br Jonathan Cord, FSC

Board Member

Brother Jonathan has been a De La Salle Christian Brother for over 55 years, having first encountered the Brothers in his hometown of Sacramento, California.  Having ministered in eight high schools of the San Francisco New Orleans District and having been a Director of six communities, Br Jonathan more recently served in two of the … Continued

Sr Rose Marie Hennessy, OP

Board Member

Sister Rose Marie currently serves as the Motherhouse Administrator for the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, where she is responsible for programming, hospitality and ongoing events. A long-time principal at Saint Elizabeth’s elementary school in Fruitvale, Sister Rose Marie also served as Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Oakland for 15 years and … Continued

Sr Rose Marie Hennessy, OP

Board Member

Sister Rose Marie currently serves as the Motherhouse Administrator for the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, where she is responsible for programming, hospitality and ongoing events. A long-time principal at Saint Elizabeth’s elementary school in Fruitvale, Sister Rose Marie also served as Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Oakland for 15 years and … Continued

Ian Johnson

Board Member

Ian is in charge of Workforce Development at La Clinica, located in the heart of the Fruitvale community. MBA California State University, Fresno BA Business/Commerce Niagara University  

Ian Johnson

Board Member

Ian is in charge of Workforce Development at La Clinica, located in the heart of the Fruitvale community. MBA California State University, Fresno BA Business/Commerce Niagara University  

David Mason

Board Member

A native of Seattle, Washington, Dave is a graduate of the Woodring College of Education at Western Washington University, and holds a Master’s Degree in Medieval History from Durham University in England. Dave taught for three years at Mountlake Terrace High School in Seattle, Washington, and nine years at Catalina Foothills High School in Tucson, … Continued

David Mason

Board Member

A native of Seattle, Washington, Dave is a graduate of the Woodring College of Education at Western Washington University, and holds a Master’s Degree in Medieval History from Durham University in England. Dave taught for three years at Mountlake Terrace High School in Seattle, Washington, and nine years at Catalina Foothills High School in Tucson, … Continued

Frank Matarrese

Board Member

Frank was born in Oakland and raised in the Fruitvale district. After attending local schools (Oakland ‘s St. Elizabeth Elementary and High School), he attended the University of California, Berkeley, majoring in Biology, playing on the Cal 1973 JV football team and studying marine algae at the Bodega Marine Laboratory. He was awarded his Bachelor’s … Continued

Frank Matarrese

Board Member

Frank was born in Oakland and raised in the Fruitvale district. After attending local schools (Oakland ‘s St. Elizabeth Elementary and High School), he attended the University of California, Berkeley, majoring in Biology, playing on the Cal 1973 JV football team and studying marine algae at the Bodega Marine Laboratory. He was awarded his Bachelor’s … Continued

Dan McCallin

Board Member

Dan is the President & CEO of Timberline Advisors, an industrial distribution and manufacturing company operating in the Rocky Mountain Region.  Dan has been actively involved in Catholic secondary education in Denver, serving on the Boards of Regis Jesuit High School and Arrupe Jesuit High School. Along with his service in Denver, Dan also served … Continued

Dan McCallin

Board Member

Dan is the President & CEO of Timberline Advisors, an industrial distribution and manufacturing company operating in the Rocky Mountain Region.  Dan has been actively involved in Catholic secondary education in Denver, serving on the Boards of Regis Jesuit High School and Arrupe Jesuit High School. Along with his service in Denver, Dan also served … Continued

Trish Niedermeyer

Board Vice Chair

Since 2006, Trish has served on the board of Family Aid for Catholic Education (FACE)a non-profit providing tuition assistance in the Oakland Diocese established in 1978. She serves as a member of the board of directors for the Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Oakland and recently served on the Oakland Diocese Capital Campaign, Diocesan Granting … Continued

Trish Niedermeyer

Board Vice Chair

Since 2006, Trish has served on the board of Family Aid for Catholic Education (FACE)a non-profit providing tuition assistance in the Oakland Diocese established in 1978. She serves as a member of the board of directors for the Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Oakland and recently served on the Oakland Diocese Capital Campaign, Diocesan Granting … Continued

Matt Powell

Board Member

Matt is the Executive Director Lasallian Christian Brothers Foundation; he joined LCBF following a 14-year term as founding Principal and subsequent President of De La Salle North Catholic High School in Portland, Oregon (a Cristo Rey School). Previously, he was a teacher and administrator at La Salle Catholic College Preparatory in Milwaukie, Oregon. Between the … Continued

Matt Powell

Board Member

Matt is the Executive Director Lasallian Christian Brothers Foundation; he joined LCBF following a 14-year term as founding Principal and subsequent President of De La Salle North Catholic High School in Portland, Oregon (a Cristo Rey School). Previously, he was a teacher and administrator at La Salle Catholic College Preparatory in Milwaukie, Oregon. Between the … Continued

William D Rauch, Jr

Board Member

Bill is an active member of the State Bar of California. He has been practicing law since 1991 with large and medium-sized San Francisco law firms. His clients include Subway®, Novelis Corporation, The Doctors Company, individuals and small businesses. He is a native of the Bay Area and a graduate of the University of Chicago … Continued

William D Rauch, Jr

Board Member

Bill is an active member of the State Bar of California. He has been practicing law since 1991 with large and medium-sized San Francisco law firms. His clients include Subway®, Novelis Corporation, The Doctors Company, individuals and small businesses. He is a native of the Bay Area and a graduate of the University of Chicago … Continued

Carole Swain

Board Member

Carole is retired from Saint Mary’s College where she served as Vice President for Mission and Professor of Education. Carole earned her bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees from the University of California, Berkeley in Psychology and Education. The Brothers of Saint Mary’s College presented her with The Lasallian Award, the Alumni Association recognized her with … Continued

Carole Swain

Board Member

Carole is retired from Saint Mary’s College where she served as Vice President for Mission and Professor of Education. Carole earned her bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees from the University of California, Berkeley in Psychology and Education. The Brothers of Saint Mary’s College presented her with The Lasallian Award, the Alumni Association recognized her with … Continued

Kim Williams

Board Member

Kim was raised in San Francisco and now resides in the East Bay with her husband and daughter. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development from California State University, Hayward, and a Master’s degree in Industrial & Organizational Development from Golden Gate University. Most recently Kim served as the Chief of Staff at UCSF … Continued

Kim Williams

Board Member

Kim was raised in San Francisco and now resides in the East Bay with her husband and daughter. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development from California State University, Hayward, and a Master’s degree in Industrial & Organizational Development from Golden Gate University. Most recently Kim served as the Chief of Staff at UCSF … Continued