Board of Directors

Steve Clinton

Steve Clinton


Steve joined Hope’s board in 2015 and is a corporate attorney at Womble Bond Dickinson, LLP.

He has a BS in Business from Santa Clara University, an MBA from San Jose State University, and a JD from the Santa Clara University School of Law.

Steve has four children, one of whom has special needs. He is pleased to be a part of the great work that Hope is doing to improve the quality of lives for people with developmental disabilities

Hope Board Member Bill Palmer

Bill Palmer


Bill has been a member of Hope’s board since 2007. He is the Founder/CEO of Commercial Casework, a 40-year-old architectural woodwork and cabinetry firm specializing in commercial interiors throughout the greater Bay Area. Bill has a BS in Business Finance from San Jose State University.

Bill and his wife, Ruthie, live in Half Moon Bay and have three sons, one of whom is a participant in Hope’s Half Moon Bay program. Seeing the positive impact that Hope’s programs have on our participants’ lives inspired Bill to become involved.

Bill and Ruthie have been extremely involved in supporting nonprofits in their community throughout the years. Bill has been on Hope’s board for the past eight years and has also served on the board of Rebuilding Together Peninsula for eight years. When not working or fundraising, Bill enjoys sailing, reading, horseback riding, and winetasting!


Craig Klosterman


Craig is a retired financial and operational executive in Silicon Valley. Having served as CFO at six companies, Craig personally took WebEx, Informatica, and Lumysis through initial public offerings (IPOs), and two others (RingCentral and Five9) completed their IPO shortly after his tenure. Craig has an engineering undergraduate degree from UW Madison and a MBA from the Wharton School of Business.

Craig stays active in the community including work with Year Up, an organization that helps disadvantaged youths learn work principles, places them in apprenticeships, and mentors them during the apprenticeship period.

He also coached girls and boys soccer for 15 years in San Jose, five years apiece for his three children. Craig has experience with developmental disabilities, including involvement leading to the development of an anti-bullying program in the San Jose school system, so he is passionate about joining Hope to help young adults succeed in life.

Lisa Chapman

Lisa Chapman


Lisa joined Hope's board in 2015 and is a labor and employment attorney with the Royse Law Firm. She holds a BA from UCSB (Political Science) and a JD from the University of San Francisco.

She joined Hope's board because she wanted to give something back to the community which she lives. She felt a connection to Hope's mission because a very good friend has a child with a disability, and she pledged her board membership to him.

Cameron Haste

Cameron Haste


Cameron has been a member of Hope’s board since 2010, and is the executive vice president and chief operations officer (COO) for Bay Federal Credit Union, the largest locally owned financial institution in Santa Cruz County. He is co-founder of Emanate Life Sciences, a Bay Area firm dedicated to supporting biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies conducting clinical trials.

Cameron began his relationship with Hope Services about 10 years ago when he hired one of Hope’s clients. The client was a wonderful addition to the credit union family and remains a beloved member of his team. Experiencing the positive impact to Bay Federal and observing Hope’s engagement in the community, he wanted to become more involved.

Cameron is active in the community and supports a number of causes important to him. He serves on the Measure O Bond Oversight Committee and is a Rotarian. He studied at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and earned a bachelor’s degree in International Business. Cameron enjoys extreme travel experiences and recently returned from a trip to the Arctic.

Karen Cottle

Karen Cottle


Karen has been a member of Hope’s board since 2013, and is a senior counsel at Sidley Austin, LLP, in the firm’s Palo Alto office. Prior to joining Sidley, she was senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Adobe Systems Incorporated for 10 years. Karen also previously served as general counsel for Vitria Technology, Inc. and Raychem Corporation and as a partner at Farella, Braun and Martel in San Francisco.

Karen has a BA from Pomona College and a JD Degree from the UC Berkeley School of Law.

Karen has a son who has participated in Hope’s programs for many years and joined the board so that she can give back to the organization.

Nicole A. Anzoategui

Nicole A. Anzoategui


Nicole joined Hope’s board in 2015. She works as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.

She attended the Santa Clara University – Leavey School of Business.

Nicole has always been active in the community. When she joined a friend in volunteering for the Special Olympics, she was inspired by people with developmental disabilities, and was eager to get involved further. She is pleased to be a part of Hope Services.


Sam Dennis


Sam has been a member of Hope’s board since 2007. Sam currently works as a driving instructor for Economic Driving School, since retiring from the Department of Defense, where he worked primarily with the National Environmental Policy Act in support of military construction and training facilities.

Sam has an AS degree from Mesa College, San Diego; a BS degree from Humboldt State University, Arcata; and has completed MBA coursework in Natural Resources Public Administration at Lewis and Clark University in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Sam has three children, including a daughter who has participated in Hope’s programs for many years. He enjoys supporting the work that Hope is doing for people with developmental disabilities.


Roxanne Vane


Roxanne has over forty years in the banking industry, with a broad range of marketing, credit management, and organization management skills. In July 2018, she retired from Heritage Bank of Commerce where she was Executive Vice President and Regional Manager for the San Jose Market. She transitioned to a Community Banking Consultant role there and has since retired.

She previously served on the Hope Services Board of Directors from March 1991 through June 2012. During that time, she held many roles including Board Chair. She rejoined HOPE’s Board of Directors in October 2018. Her late sister Gerianne Stringari, was a HOPE client for over 30 years.

Roxanne lives in San Jose with her husband John Kyffin. She and John have six children and two grandchildren. In 2001, she received the Ignation Award from the Santa Clara University Alumni Association for her community service.


Ralph Harnett


A graduate of Purdue University and Harvard Business School, Ralph H. Harnett is married to Sarah Eddy Harnett and has two children. Ralph loves, golf, travel, and playing with his two grandchildren. He recently joined the Hope Services board and looks forward to helping in the area of finance and its strategic direction. He currently serves as chairman of WellSpring, a Christian organization serving pastors and non-profit leaders. Ralph has broad international experience as a board member of Dyno Nobel Inc., Ensign Bickford Ind., and Applied Food biotechnology, focusing on strategic partnering and acquisitions.


Dan Foster


Dan Foster joined Hope’s board in 2018 and is a longtime technology executive and Bay Area philanthropist. He currently is Chief Revenue Officer for Fusion Connect, a cloud solutions provider, and co-founder of TrekforAutism, a non-profit that raises money and awareness for autism research by organizing hikes, climbs, and walks around the world. He holds undergraduate degrees from Tufts University in Engineering and English Literature.

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Jenn Henley


Jenn joined Hope’s board in 2019 and has been at Facebook for over seven years. She is currently Director, Infrastructure supporting Technical Program Management (TPM) where she is responsible for leadership, development, and growth of the global organization. TPMs at Facebook are a customer focused organization driving and executing strategic programs for the wider Infrastructure organization and Facebook teams.

Prior to joining the TPM team, Jenn was a Director in the Information Security organization managing growth and strategic initiatives for the organization, and also the team’s cross functional relationships with other departments and teams across Facebook. She has 20 years industry experience, holds her PMP certification, and is a graduate of St. Mary’s College of California where she received a B.A. in Communications. She also holds an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Bay Path University.

Ori Kochavi

Ori Kochavi


Ori joined Hope’s board in 2019 and is the Area Director for Behavioral Health for the Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara service area. He is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been with Kaiser for over 20 years and specializes in the treatment of adolescent behavioral disorders. Ori began his career in mental health working with developmentally disabled adults and children; he is excited to have the opportunity to give back to this community that he cares deeply about.

Ivan Fujihara

Ivan Fujihara


Ivan joined Hope’s board in 2019. He is the Principle of IKF Consulting, which provides CFO services to early-stage technology companies.

Ivan brings a senior financial perspective with 20+ years in executive level management, and experience in multiple technology industries. He has held leadership positions in Finance and Operations with companies such as Recruitology, Solar Junction, THX (LucasFilm), Creative Labs, and Verifone. Ivan holds an MBA in Corporate Finance from Golden Gate University, and has served on the board of Lincoln for more than 10 years.

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