Support Team

Richard Harrell, Director
Administrator, Teacher – The Juilliard School, San Francisco Opera
New National Theatre Tokyo
San Francisco Conservatory
Orfeo Foundation

Dr. Lynne Morrow, Director of Artistic Programming
Professor of Music at Sonoma State University
Music Director of the Pacific Mozart Ensemble
Music Director of the Oakland Symphony Chorus
Founding Member of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus

Larry Chung, Founder and Director of Heroes’ Voices “Guitar Corps”
Teacher for Gryphon Stringed Instruments in Palo Alto, CA
Board of Directors of the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, CA

Advisory Board
Dewleen Baker, MD
Psychiatrist and researcher, San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center, specializing in treating soldiers and Marines with PTSD.

Colonel Allan J. Darden Sr.
US Army, MS Corps
Veteran of Operation Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom
Director, Human Resources,  Office of the Army Surgeon General

Richard B. Gibson
Corporal 0341-Mortarman, 3rd Battalion, Fifth Marines
Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran
Presidential Unit Citation Recipient

Benjamin C. Graham, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Humboldt State University Department of Psychology
Former Researcher at Menlo Park VA and Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research (PAVIR)

Joe Hicken
Former Presidential Appointee in the Office of the Secretary of Defense
Former staff at the House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services

Colonel David D. Rabb (Retired)
US Army MSC Corps
Vietnam Era, Iraq, and Afganistan Veteran
National Director, Veteran Health Administration, Office of Management Support and Consultation, Diversity and Inclusion Office

Eduardo “Eddie” Ramirez, MSGT USAF (Retired)
Founder/CEO, One Vet, One Voice
Past Commander, District 8 American Legion
President, Air Force Association, Golden Gate Chapter 120

Judy Seale
Director, Stars for Stripes, a non-profit organization providing quality celebrity entertainment to internationally deployed U.S. military forces.

Board of Directors
Lisa Bottom
Principal – Gensler, Global Fund for Women – Philanthropy Council,
CREW San Francisco, Board of Directors; Program Liason

Kathryn Cathcart
Conductor, Teacher – San Francisco Opera, Cologne Opera, San Francisco Conservatory

Marc Krause, CAP
Associate Vice President, Development – Eastern Region, National Jewish Health Center, Denver, CO

Marsha Robertson
Director of Communications and Marketing, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA

Rusty Rolland
Board Director – Chanticleer
Merola Opera Program – Board of Directors, President
Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, District Director, Pacific Region Chairman
Schick Foundation, President

Key Supporters
Alexandra Elliott
Design and Events Consultant
Events Specialist, Marketing Strategist, Storyteller – ‎California Institute of Integral Studies

Patrecia Fray
Mass Communication Specialist Petty Officer Second Class, U.S. Navy
American Forces Network Naples, Italy
USS Emory S. Land (AS 39), Guam
B.A. Communication Studies, University of San Francisco

Robert Ott
Principal and Owner of OTT DESIGN based in Santa Barbara, CA

Scott Plakun
Principal Consultant, The Plakun Group, San Francisco
Former Director of Technology and Innovation, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Former Head of Technology, Barclays Global Investors
Past President, Rotary Club of San Francisco

Deloitte LLP
Pro Bono Consultation

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Pro Bono Legal representation