Who We Are
Chris Good, Associate Director
Chris joined FACE as Executive Director in March 2011, bringing over twenty years of non-profit development experience and a passion for mission based fundraising. A product of Catholic education, Chris's two children were able to enjoy the benefits of attending a Catholic school. Chris feels a personal calling for his work: "I am so inspired by the many incredibly talented and committed teachers, principals, and eager students in our Oakland Diocese schools. It is a privilege everyday to share in the good news of Catholic education that helps families succeed despite the enormous socioeconomic adversity they may face."
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.
Sr. 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 Barber, Diocese of Oakland
Sr. Barbara Bray, Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Oakland
Chris Good, Associate Director of Family Aid- Catholic Education
Ken Hokenson, Executive Director for Mission Advancement