Who We Are
FACE Advisory Board Members
Chair - Patricia Niedermeyer joined the FACE Board in 2007. She is a Landscape Architect and was the Chair of FACE’s 2011 & 2012 Auction.
Vice Chair - Keith Cosbey joined the FACE Board since 2010. He is a co-owner of Choice Lunch.
Steve Burke joined the FACE Board in 2006. He is a retired Partner at Sedgwick LLP and in his spare time tutors students at St. Martin De Porres in West Oakland.
Kathy Gannon-Briggs joined the FACE board in 2014 as a retired leader with over 30 years experience as a school principal, educator and administrator in the Diocese of Oakland.
Ron Courtney joined the FACE Board since 2001. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Courtney Enterprises.
David Depolo joined the FACE Board since 2008. He is a Partner at Donnelly Nelson Depolo & Murray LLP.
John Dunican joined the FACE Board in June 2011. He is the Director of CFO Advisory Services at Armanino LLP.
Larry Fernandes joined the FACE Board in 2009. He is a Sales Manager at Wells Capital Management.
Mary Kay Foss joined the FACE Board in 2011. She is a Certified Public Accountant at Sweeney Kovar, LLP.
Thomas Gard joined the FACE Board in 2007. He is a Certified Public Accountant at Armanino LLP.
Sister Rose Marie Hennessy, OP joined the FACE Board in 2001. Sr. Rose Marie is a Dominican Sister and former Principal of St. Elizabeth Elementary School in Oakland.
Kevin Kelly joined the FACE Board in 2012. He is the Chief Executive Officer at Emerald Packaging Inc.
Ex –Officio FACE Executive Board Members
Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ, Diocese of Oakland
Sister Barbara Bray, Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Oakland
Erik Lehto, Interim Associate Director of Family Aid -- Catholic Education
Ken Hokenson, Executive Director for the Office for Mission Advancement