The board is responsible for financial oversight, goal-setting, policy development and fundraising. Board members meet monthly to review programs and make policy decisions; and dedicate additional time to chair or attend committee meetings.


Scott Walls |

Retired, Community Volunteer


Jennifer Tuteur, MD |

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, SD County Health & Human Svs


Thomas Kwan |

Senior/Principal Scientist, Astute Medical, Inc.


Jeff Robers |

Regional VP of Sales, Joint Venture Pay/Pay It Forward Processing


Susan Vintilla-Friedman |

Senior Director, Regulatory and Medical Writing, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals

Member at Large

Vic Salazar |

President and CEO, Vic Salazar Communications

Immediate Past President

Michelle Jahn |

Senior Advisor, MedImpact NCA (MINCA Inc.)


Michael Baehr

Instructor, Marketing & Public Relations

UCSD Extension

Jim Blevins


Community Volunteer

Michelle Burkart



Caron Calabrese, Esq.

Attorney and CEO,

Woodward Law

Amialya ("Mia") Durairaj, MSc

Strategic Insights Manager,


Dora Guillen

Director of Sales and Marketing,

Wyndham Garden Hotel

Mike Horn

General Manager,

IHF Export Corporation

Jason Leon-Baptista

Co-Founder & Managing Partner,

The Dobbins Group

Chiara Leroy

Community Health Promotion Specialist,

County of San Diego

Richard Moore


Community Volunteer

John Pelkey

Sr. Director, Talent Management,

National University

Jeannie Posner, CPA, Esq.

Chief Operating & Financial Officer,

San Diego Opera

Dave Ricks

Director of Donor Relations,

Serving Seniors

Gary Weitzman, DVM

President and CEO,

San Diego Humane Society

Adam Zweig, MD

Western Regional Medical Director,

AIDS Healthcare Foundation